The German manufacturer of luxury watches and lifestyle products, Montblanc has shown off its high-end leather watch band, called e-Strap for traditional analog watches. As we know, after the inception of some well-built smartwatches: Apple Watch, Samsung Gear S and LG G Watch R many leading brands have become more fervent to disseminate this burgeoning realm of smart wearables.
Here, recently unveiled: Lenovo Smartband and Microsoft Band are good instances of this industrial revolution. Besides all, if we will glance at the new quest of Montblanc, then it seems quite worth to mention that gadget has been specially designed for firm's upcoming Timewalker Urban Speed range of timepieces. Additionally, it can be coupled with regular luxury watches and will turn them into smartwatches.
By courtesy of Techcrunch, in a blog note company has cited that its novel creation has been crafted from carbon fiber, which is known as Extreme Montblanc Leather. And, an electronic module placed at bottom, which has been made by using DLC (diamond like carbon) coated with steel.
This high-quality leather band comprises a 0.9-inch monochromatic OLED touch screen display with a 128x36 pixels resolution. In particular, by simply appending this strap with regular wristwatch, users will be able connect their watch with iPhone or Android phones via Bluetooth 4.0.
The brilliantly-engineered lease capacitates appropriators to receive notifications for calls, texts, e-mails, calendars, social media and reminder as well as can also control music playback of coupled smartphone. Most importantly, e-Strap also works as an activity tracker because it's equipped with some sensors like pedometer and accelerometer to measure a tiny physical activity of wear.
Moreover, device's lithium ion battery delivers five days of battery lifespan as well as it has shock and splash resistant body. This smartwatch-inspired product has been priced at EUR 250 that is roughly Rs. 19,070 and it will be initially procurable with selected 2015 Timewalker Urban Speed collection.