The football lovers are eagerly waiting for the World Cup matches which are going to be played in Russia, and now the luxury watchmakers Hublot has announced their first Smartwatch. And it is designed especially for the FIFA World Cup, and the watch will be powered by the Wear OS which is recently rebranded from Android Wear.
The watchmakers will produce watches for consumer and also for the referees of the football matches, the watches which has made for the match officials are modified versions. The company will produce only 2018 watches for the general public, which means the first 2018 people can only purchase the special World Cup smartwatches of Hublot.
Speaking about the watch, it is constructed with titanium and it will have six H-shaped screws adorning its bezel along with a Kevlar insert, and the watch has a 13.9 mm-thick case. It sports AMOLED display with 400 x 400 pixels resolution, and it also has water resistant upto 50 m. It also has Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Tilt detector, Microphone, Vibration, Haptic motor, GPS. The smartwatch runs on Wear OS by Google, and it has a 1 day battery life.
The default display of the smartwatch will be the traditional Hublot “analog” face. And is the real fun, the watch provide each and every moment of the game to the user of the watch. As the Smartwatch will notify the user about the kickoff before 15 minutes, and it will also provide all the important information from the ground for example: an incident where the match official has taken a card. Moreover, the device will vibrate and show GOAL (in the word) instantly whenever a team scores.
Not only this, the watch will also provide you the entire stats of all the matches and the dial of the Watch will show the score, number of the cards, name of the scorers, name of the substitute players, and even the time of the match.
Speaking about the referee’s version of the watch, as I mentioned above that it will be a modified version. And the watchmaker has modified in the notification system as the match officials can able to watch instant replays as well as follow the trajectory of the ball, as the watch will have special sensors. Well, this will definitely make things easier for the referees and this is for the first time a match official accessing such information during the ongoing match.
In terms of pricing and availability, the watch will have a price tag of 5,000 Swiss francs (approx. ₹3,43,570) and it will be available through the Hublot sales outlet across the globe from May 1.