Montblanc Is Launching A Smartwatch In May


March 23, 2017 | BY Matthew Keegan

Here's why you'll want one on your wrist.

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Photo: Courtesy of Montblanc

Montblanc will be launching their first smartwatch in May, in collaboration with tech giant Google.

The claims? It’s the first high-end smartwatch that uses state-of-the-art-technology combined with premium materials.

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Available in seven variations, it aims to be the perfect digital companion for the modern global native. It pairs well with the Android WearTM 2.0 operating system for smartwatches.

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Key features include a full round touch-screen display, heart-rate monitor, barometer and a 4GB Flash storage that can be used to sync and play music without the need of a smartphone—all connected via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The watches also come pre-installed with apps including Runtastic, Google Play, Google Assistant, Uber and Foursquare.  

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Photo: Courtesy of Montblanc

The Montblanc Summit smartwatches are all housed within a 46mm case in stainless steel or grade 5 Titanium, coupled with a selection of sporty and classic straps in rubber or handcrafted calfskin leather—in a range of colours including black, brown, green and deep blue.

Montblanc’s managing director, Toby Bateman, said: “This partnership sees Montblanc’s luxury collections on Mr Porter extend from writing instruments, leather goods and accessories, into our growing Fine Watch category—providing our customers with a unique blend of traditional craftsmanship and digital innovation.”

The Summit Collection will available to purchase in stores from May 1.

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