Swiss Wearable Brand MyKronoz Announces Availability of ZeTime, The World’s First Hybrid Smartwatch with Mechanical Hands over Color Touchscreen
Following a historic crowdfunding campaign raising more than $6 million, MyKronoz, the premier watchmaking brand for the smart generation, today announced the debut of its ZeTime hybrid smartwatch at IFA 2017. The device will be on display and available for demos at IFA September 1-6 in Berlin and for the first time ever in the United States at MWC Americas September 12-14 in San Francisco. Global availability and ship dates have also been announced, with both slated to begin in September.
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The world's first hybrid smartwatch with mechanical hands over a TFT color touchscreen, ZeTime blends the classic design of a traditional Swiss timepiece with the most advanced features of a smartwatch. MyKronoz’s proprietary ‘Smart Movement’ technology enables ZeTime’s always-on hands to function for up to 30 days with a single charge, ensuring the primary function of the watch – to tell time – is always running. The hybrid device is available in size Regular (44mm) and Petite (39mm) and is priced starting at $199.90, making it both aesthetically pleasing and affordable for all.
Being a true crossover wearable with no compromises, ZeTime is a demonstration of the MyKronoz company vision. “ZeTime has already made history thanks to the support of over 30,000 backers, becoming the most-funded hybrid smartwatch and the largest campaign ever from a European company. With this launch, we are not only reimagining the experience consumers have with technology. Most importantly, we are creating a new standard in both wearable and traditional watchmaking industries. This marks a turning point for our company, and shows our commitment to become tomorrow’s leader in this new generation of connected watches,” says Boris Brault, MyKronoz CEO.
With ZeTime, users can control their phone’s functions right from their wrist: view incoming calls, read social networking notifications, check weather forecasts, play music, take a photo, and more. The hybrid smartwatch is also equipped with a 3-axis accelerometer and optical heart-rate sensor to track activity by monitoring heart-rate, steps, distance, calories, active minutes and sleep. ZeTime will also alert users to extended periods of inactivity to encourage them to be more active. Additionally, the device is water resistant to 5 ATM.
Created to fit all styles, ZeTime’s elegant aesthetic features a sleek stainless steel watch case, sapphire glass, and a variety of interchangeable digital watch faces and bands including silicon, genuine leather, carbon-fiber and more. ZeTime seamlessly connects via Bluetooth with both Android and iOS phones (Android 5.0+ or iOS 8.0 and above).
For additional product information and where to buy, please visit https://www.mykronoz.com/us/en/press/.
MyKronoz at IFA
September 1-6 in Berlin
iZone Hall 15.1, booth 182
MyKronoz will attend Showstoppers @ IFA 2017 on Thursday, August 31, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at South Entrance Hall, Messe Berlin Fairgrounds in Berlin, Germany
MyKronoz at MWC Americas
September 12-14 in San Francisco
North Hall Stand N. 1166
MyKronoz will attend Pepcom MobileFocus® America on Monday, September 11, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Metreon City View, 135 4th Street, 4th Floor in San Francisco, California
Founded in January 2013, MyKronoz is a Swiss company based in Geneva that designs and develops wearable devices intended to improve increasingly mobile, connected and digital lifestyles. MyKronoz strives to expand and facilitate the mobile-user experience with stylish, intuitive and functional techcessories. Now present in 40 countries, carried by major retailers and partners worldwide: Orange, Auchan, Carrefour, Best Buy, Walmart, Yodobashi, HMV, MyKronoz offers a full range of connected devices spanning across four product categories: activity trackers, smartwatches, hybrid smartwatches and watch phones. With a unique DNA mixing mobile tech and fashion, MyKronoz’s goal is to cater to the needs and tastes of the world’s most various user types thanks to a full iOS, Android and Windows Phone compatibility at an affordable price. For more information, visit www.mykronoz.com or follow @mykronoz on Twitter.
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