Xtouch Xwatch 02 and Xtouch Wave Introduced In Kenya

Xtouch Wave

Xtouch Wave
Xtouch Wave

The big names in the smartwartch department have been Samsung, Pebble, G watch and a near non-starter Toq smartwatch by Qualcomm. Well, there is another that has been selling powered by Mediatek. And it’s called Xtouch Wave by the same guys, Xtouch. Now this one goes a step further, beyond being waterproof, the Xtouch Wave is also standalone, powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, it also has access to Google Play Store with apps dedicated to it. Now to spice it up, it has a SIM card slot giving it access to 3G outside of it’s support for Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi.

Let’s see what’s inside the shell:

  • Mediatek Dual Core Processoe clocked at 1.2GHz
  • Cortex A7 chipset
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 4GB internal storage
  • 512MB RAM
  • 1/54 inch screen developed by LG at 240 x 240 pixels
  • 3.0 MP camera
  • G-Sensor
  • 3G support via micro-SIM
  • Support for Arabic, English and Persian
  • Functions: Call/Photo/Gallery Browsing, Pedometer, Sports Energy Test, GPS, Voice Memos, GPRS Internet Browsing
  • Weighs 73 grams
  • Waterproof
  • 600mAh Li-po battery

Price for the Xtouch Wave is Kshs 22,000

Xwatch 2
Xtouch Xwatch 2

Xwatch 2 on the other hand is a watch powered by proprietary software, no smartness here, save for the abilty to connect to a secondary device via bluetooth, handle some calls, allow you to read text messages and listen to music. You are also able to change wallpapers. The price is also reflective of the functionality. See below the specs sheet:

  • Mediatek MTK6252 processor
  • 32MB NAND flash, support for a 32GB microSD card
  • 1.54 inch screen, 240 x 240 display
  • Capacitive touch, not multitouch
  • Arabic and English support
  • MicroUSB charger port
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • MicroUSB
  • SIM card support allowing for GSM
  • Mic and Speaker
  • 45 x 40 x 14 mm dimensions
  • 49 grams
  • 350mAh Lithium battery, rechargeable

Price for this is Kshs 8,000