With the Leapware, Acer has also shown a new wearable at the large press conference in New York, which is to convince by many sensors. The fitness bracelet comes in the third quarter and can deal with iOS and Android.
Leap’s many sensors measure the heart rate, fatigue and stress level, endurance, effectiveness and UV level as well as fitness. In addition, the Wearable also notifies you of calls, SMS, e-mails and other applications. Also the control of the music is possible via the clock. In everyday life, an integrated LED light should be useful.
Gorilla Glass, stainless steel housing and MediaTek chip
The round, 37 gram light housing consists of stainless steel, the diameter is 42 millimeters, the construction height is 12.2 millimeters. The touch screen is 1.2 inches in size. The bracelets are 20 millimeters wide and interchangeable with regular watch straps, Acer offers the color options blue and brown. The top is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass SR +, and the Leapware is protected against submersion in water for up to 30 minutes and one meter depth, respectively, according to IPX7. Under the hood is a MediaTek MR2523D, which is supported for the fitness data of an MT2511. The recharge time should be between three and five days.
The Leapware is paired with compatible smartphones from Android 5.0 or iOS 8 via the Liquid-Life app. Users can, among other things, view and evaluate the fitness data. In addition, the app can also define movement targets.
Price and availability
The Acer Leapware is to be launched in Europe in the third quarter at a price of 139 euros on the market.