Sony Smartwatch 3 now available for preorder through Verizon

I have seen updates start pushing out towards the LG G Watch as well as the Moto 360 that adds the expected functionality for offline music, as well as the update also brings support for GPS in Android Wear devices, but none on the current group of devices has that hardware. Now, the initial Android Wear device with built-in GPS has gone up for preorder through Verizon.

Sony Smartwatch 3

The Sony Smartwatch 3 is that the first Android Wear device from Sony, and this is not just the initial Android Wear device with built-in GPS. Additionally it is the initial Android Wear device that features an NFC chip for easy pairing with the smartphone. And, is it doesn't first to make use of a 1. 6-inch transflective LCD display, which should cause it to be excellent in bright sunlight. The remainder of the specs are extremely similar with other Android Wear devices, including : 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, waterproof IP68 (one meter of water for half-hour), and various movement sensors. No heart rate monitor though.

The Sony Smartwatch 3 will cost $249, and will be preordered through Verizon at this time. Google says it is going to be adding preorders on Google Play soon. The Smarwatch 3 will start shipping on October 30th.