The first smartwatch designed to take a beating outdoors, Tag Heuer’s Connected has a Titanium and vulcanized rubber housing and the world’s first Intel Chip on your wrist. It is packed with custom apps for Android that were designed in collaboration with Google and Intel, and it just might be the first luxury smartwatch built for adventure.
The Connected is light weight, innovative, and tough. It has a diameter of 46mm, with a thickness slightly more pronounced than its competitors at 12.8mm, and a weight of 52 gm. The casing is made of Titanium Grade 2 metal with horizontal and vertical titanium lugs for added bumper protection. The face has 3D raised numerals and fine brushed accents and a “TAG Heuer Connected” silver engraved lettering. The bezel is black sandblasted, carbide-coated titanium with an anti-fingerprint coating, and it has a single push button with the recognizable TAG Heuer shield logo. What’s more? You can dunk this in water with its IP67 splashproof coating.
As for the electronics and screen, it is clear and will take a beating. At 360×360, 240ppi resolution, it has a touch display with multiple finger resolution. The viewable area is 1.5in fully circular transflective LCD display (LTPS), and it is housed in a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. What about power? How’s 25 hours worth. It comes with a 410 mAh rechargeable battery that powers an Intel 1.6 GHz dual core processor with 1 GB main memory and 4 GB storage memory, and it runs at a 500 mHz normal operation speed.
The Connect also has features up the wazoo. It has bluetooth, a gyroscope, tilt detection sensor, microphone, and haptic engine. The package is compatible with Android 4.3+ and iOS 8.2+. Check out all the info here and prepare to wait for yours; a place in line will cost you $1,500.