Normally if you were in the market for a new smartwatch you would be looking for the one associated with your smartphone, but what if change from Apple to Android or the other way around? That is where the Omate Rise comes in, this smartphone is powered by Android, but works with both Apple and Android smartphones. The Omate Rise is powered by the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, it has 3G connectivity that is compatible with US (1900MHz) or EU (2100MHz) frequencies, there is GPS, a Wi-Fi connection and it uses low energy Bluetooth to connect to the smartphone using the available apps.
Introducing the Omate Rise – The Rise is a revolutionary Smartwatch 3.0: a merger of both Bluetooth® Low Energy Companion and 3G Standalone Smartwatch.
This is basically an unlocked device that is able to connect to the user’s smartphone and with the available apps is able to help with fitness, social media, email, SMS, calls and just about anything else that the user does with their smartphone. The Omate Rise will be launching early next year with a retail price of around $398, but anyone getting behind this project early will be able to pre order one from just $209 a massive saving of around $189, but only while stocks last. For more details check out the Omate website.