Published On: Wed, Jul 12th, 2017

Louis Vuitton’s First Android Wear Makes Apple Watch Look Affordable

Louis Vuitton’s initial Android Wear watch, a Tambour Horizon is here. With a arrival, Android Wear has turn one code stronger. Earlier, we have seen Michael Kor and Fossil debuting their Android Wear watches, and now with a entrance of a French tag Louis Vuitton, a smartwatch ecosystem has got a reward label. The Tambour Horizon takes on Louis Vuitton’s Tambour series, that outlines a label’s try into watchmaking 15 years ago.

Louis Vuitton’s Tambour Horizon is a oppulance gadget, though underneath a hood, it is like any unchanging Android Wear watch. It comes powered by a Snapdragon Wear 2100 interconnected with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage. A 300 mAh battery backs a wearable. It offers a 1.2-inch AMOLED arrangement during 390×390 pixel resolution. This watch lacks a heart rate guard and rotating crown.

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The Horizon is a neat smartwatch featuring a 42mm surrounding and 12.5mm thick body. On a program front, a watch runs Android Wear 2.0 pre-loaded with facilities like Google Assistant, though as expected, Louis Vuitton has thrown in a possess services too. In further to a many watchfaces, a Horizon is also packaged with some disdainful apps. Two of such apps are MyFlight and City Guide that come accessible for travellers. MyFlight focuses on creation user’s airfield knowledge easier while City Guide suggests touristy attractions about destinations.

Also, a Horizon provides users with an endless preference of bands that are designed exclusively for it. There is a sum of 60 bands, underneath that 30 bands are done privately for women while a rest are for men. The Horizon is accessible in Black, Gray (Graphite), and Brown (Monogram) colour variants.

Regarding a pricing, as expected, a Tambour Horizon is costlier than unchanging Android Wear watches. The Gray and Brown colour variants start during $2,450 while a Black colour various cost $2,900. You can check out a whole preference on Louis Vuitton’s website.

Notably, a Tambour Horizon is also targeted during Louis Vuitton’s business in China, that creates clarity as it has a largest consumer bottom in China for watches.

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In a statement, Louis Vuitton authority and arch executive Michael Burke said:

Right now, when [the] Chinese travel, they have to transport with dual watches: one for China and one for a rest of a world. If a Chinese citizen buys a Horizon watch in Paris, when they land in Shanghai, and they reboot a watch, it boots automatically on a Chinese handling system.

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