Japanese-based multinational conglomerate firm; Sony Corp. on Monday launched a new line of smartwatches to its Wena series watch called the Three Hands Square, along with an optional leather band targeting mainly the female customers.
The new watch’s highlight is its leather band, which, unlike the existing steel bands, doesn’t come with LED notification lights but includes NFC connectivity for wireless payments. The watch itself is not smart though. It is available in three lug sizes – 18mm, 20mm and 22mm. The has started selling steel bands separately, giving users more customization options.
Sony mentioned that the Three Hands Square watch’s body and steel strap will be going on sale in its home turf later this month. However, the leather band won’t be available until later December. The body costs JPY 10,380 (USD$92 or roughly 330,800 UGX), while the steel and leather bands cost JPY 33,880 (USD$300 or roughly 1,079,800 UGX) and JPY 8,380 (USD$75 or roughly 267,100 UGX) respectively.