Montblanc, specializing in luxury pens and other expensive accessories, has announced its first smart watch. The device called the Summit a vintage look to 1858 Montblanc collection is combined with digital technology, developed in cooperation with Google and Qualcomm.
The novelty operates on Android Wear 2.0 and is based on the Snapdragon Wear 2100. In the configuration of the smart watch includes 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of flash memory, of 1.39-inch AMOLED-display with a resolution of 400 x 400 pixels. The watch is protected from water and dust meets the IP68 standard, and the battery capacity is 300 mAh.
The device is equipped with a microphone for voice commands, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, flash card and many sensors: heart rate monitor, an indicator of physical activity Runtastic, gyro, barometer, compass.
As a base for creating new items, it was decided to use a recognizable retro style of the collection Montblanc 1858, created for the Minerva manufacture. It is distinguished by large Arabic numerals, Cathedral hands in the style of cloisonné, a minute track in the “railway” style. This classic dial purchased the electronic interface under the domed sapphire crystal was placed a round touchscreen display, whose brightness changes depending on the lighting.
“Nothing beats the feeling of wearing traditional Swiss watches. But in today’s dynamic world the opportunity to have access to any information in electronic form has become a necessity, said Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc.
The case diameter is 46 mm is available in four design options of steel or titanium and comes with eight variants of interchangeable straps — water-resistant to brown NATO with the effect of “sfumato” calfskin strap, made in the workshops of Montblanc’s Pelletteria in Florence.
Smart watches Montblanc Summit will be available in may of this year and will cost 890 dollars.