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Sony SmartBand 2 SWR12 Activity Tracker Coming Soon


The android wearable market has taken off over the past couple of months leading to the launch of plethora of wearable products like smartwatches and activity trackers. Sony, the tech giant from Japan, has introduced SmartBand 2 SWR12 in quest of expanding its SmartBand series.

SmartBand 2 SWR12 is an intelligent heart rate monitor and activity tracker which is compatible with all android smartphones running Android Kitkat 4.4 or higher and iOS devices running iOS8.2 or higher. SmartBand 2 keeps a tab on your pulse and stress levels during daily activities, monitoring your energy rise and fall patterns. Thus you can easily access what makes you excited and calm and everything in between. It tracks your sleep patterns and come with a built in accelerometer to track and keep a log of your running and jogging data.

SmartBand 2 comes with IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP68 for dust and water resistance. It simply means that it can handle intense workout routines and swimming sessions with ease. This activity band tracker can last up to 2 days on a single charge with heart rate monitoring turned on and up to 5 days with heart rate monitoring turned off.
SmartBand 2 comes with vibrating alert and optional colored LEDs to let you know about an arriving notifications. You can set different colors for different notification types which is pretty much innovative on the part of Sony. SmartBand 2 comes with an Independent Mode which let you track your activities even without a smartphone. So it is perfect for running, jogging and swimming.

Key Specifications

  • Inbuilt Heart Rate Monitor and Accelerometer
  • Android 4.4 and iOS 8.2 compatible
  • Vibrating Alert and Colored LEDs for Notifications
  • Independent Mode
  • Upto 5 Days Battery Backup
  • Waterproof upto 3 Meters

SmartBand 2 will be available in Black and White colors and comes with interchangeable bands to suit your taste and style. Whether you are at office or at a party, these interchangeable bands will always lend a style quotient. The connectivity options on this activity tracker include NFC (Near Field Communication) and Bluetooth for pairing it with your smartphone.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.