Report: Microsoft Working On Smartwatch Made Of ‘Translucent Aluminum’

Microsoft Smart Watch


Three months back, we reported about couple of reports that Microsoft is working on a smartwatch. One was by WSJ and another by The Verge. Now, there is a new round of reports from various sources that confirmed that Microsoft is indeed working on a smartwatch. The Verge then reported that Microsoft’s Xbox team is working on prototypes of Smart Watch. The Smart Watch is expected to have 1.5inch display with removable bands. Yesterday, AmongTech reported more details on it.

The smartwatch prototypes which are now being part of Surface team is making variety of removable wrist bands in blue, red, yellow, black, white, and grey colors for smartwatches. Also these prototypes are made of Oxynitride Aluminum, an expensive “translucent aluminum” that is said to be three times harder than glass.

Some smartwatch prototype includes 6GB of storage, LTE support, phone notifications and music control and more. Read more at the link below. Are you planning to buy a Microsoft smartwatch if it gets released?

via: AmongTech,  , The Verge

  • Yuan Taizong

    I hope it will have full Microsoft SkyDrive integration and full device back-up & settings back-up.

  • reKitab

    What, isn’t the news all about an iWatch to be, in the future?

  • viipottaja

    More importantly: Who’s that girl?

    • p0kes

      Mischa Barton

  • Curl

    If Microsoft and its partners don’t get their Bluetooth 4.0 game straight across the entire platform soon, I’m guessing the battery life of this thing will be soaring five minutes…

  • NormanDee

    Folks will need a strong reason to buy a smart watch, telling the time or seeing a notification appear, is not enough.

    However, integrate medical readers into the thing then you might have an audience