Pebble Time Round Smartwatch: Thin, Light, Ahead of the Curve

By Todd R. Weiss  |  Posted 2015-10-02

After unveiling four popular rectangular smartwatches, Pebble will release its first circular watch, the Pebble Time Round in early November. The new device, now available for preorder, starts at $249.The new timepiece is lighter and thinner than other Pebble watches and competing smartwatches, includes an always-on, e-paper display that alerts users to notifications, messages, incoming calls and more on their wrists. The smartwatch also provides music controls for users, as well as other capabilities. The Pebble Time Round is 0.30 inches thick and weighs 0.99 ounces. The watch can be purchased with either a 14mm or 20mm wide band and comes in silver or black finishes, along with a wide range of leather band colors and styles. A special-edition rose-gold finish is available only with a 14mm band. Metal band options are slated for later this year. The Pebble Time Round features a battery life of up to two days and 15-minute quick charging that provides one day's use. Peruse this slide show for more details and features of the Pebble Time Round.


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