Qualcomm to Start Smartwatch Sales Next Month

Qualcomm has confirmed the launch details of its own smartwatch — the Quaclomm Toq — which is being offered as a limited edition technology demonstrator of smartwatch concepts.

Announced back in September, the Toq will go on sale in the USA only from next month with pricing starting from US$350.

The Toq is compatible with Android smartphones and features proprietary Qualcomm Mirasol display technology, providing an always-on display with multiple days of battery life and visibility even in bright sunlight.

The Toq smartwatch showcases key Qualcomm innovations, such as Mirasol always on low power display, AllJoyn interactions and WiPower LE wireless charging, that will define the emerging wearable category,”

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of Qualcomm

Like a traditional watch, Toq displays information at a glance with no on/off switch.”

Qualcomm said that it will continue adding functionality to Toq through software upgrades.

At launch, Toq will be compatible with Android 4.0.3 and above mobile devices.

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