Smart-Watch War; Frederique Constant vs Movado

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Smart-Watch War; Frederique Constant vs Movado

Postby koimaster » November 20th 2015, 9:28am

Frederique Constant surprised the world with a different approach to smart watches. Not a digital display, but classic hands and a link to your smart phone. A clever concept that also made its way to the sisterbrand Alpina. Yet surprisingly this week Movado announced that they would launch smart watches as well. In true Movado fashion, they will be available for sale very soon, and two of the collections rely on the same technology as the Frederique Constant.

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Re: Smart-Watch War; Frederique Constant vs Movado

Postby Racer-X » November 21st 2015, 9:12am

Doubt these will satisfy the 'Smart-Watch' crowd with no screen. The Movado Bold motion is a traditional face watch with fitness tracking on the phone and lights and such for notifications. Needs charging only once a week...

Not bad looking to me though I'd be concerned about all that gadgetry holding up over years.

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Re: Smart-Watch War; Frederique Constant vs Movado

Postby Don Barzini » November 22nd 2015, 11:04am

I don't "get" the Movado at all, though it is an interesting looking watch. So, it simply tells you if a call or message is coming in on your phone? I need a watch for that? Am I missing something?
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Re: Smart-Watch War; Frederique Constant vs Movado

Postby mosc » November 23rd 2015, 2:19am

Looks pretty nice, but not for me. A smart watch should be able to load different apps so you can use it for different things. I am starting to enjoy making phone calls on my Apple Watch, it is great to see text messages as they come in.
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