Acer announced its Acer Leap Ware smart fitness watch today at its next@acer global press conference in New York. This sleek smartwatch expands the company’s range of smart devices that integrates seamlessly into daily lives, allowing users to manage personal fitness goals and stay connected to friends and family.
Acer Leap Ware smart fitness watch features a polished stainless steel circular frame with a simple and minimalistic design. Equipped with the MediaTek MT2523 chipset and MT2511 bio-sensing chip. It can monitor heart rate, stamina, stress/fatigue levels, and exposure to ultraviolet rays. It also boasts three to five days of battery life, which means you won’t miss out on logging important stats, such as during extended trips or when they simply forget to charge it overnight.
Leap Ware’s 42-mm (1.6-inch) face features with Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ which delivers superior scratch resistance with the legendary toughness, optical clarity and touch sensitivity of Gorilla Glass.
MH Wang, General Manager, Smart Device Products, IT Products Business, Acer Incorporated said,
“As the pace of modern lifestyles become ever more hectic, people demand technology that can keep them on track and motivated to pursue their goals”. “The new Acer Leap Ware is designed to act as a virtual coach to help people go, track, and share, sending them reminders and alerts when they need them the most.”
YuChuan Yang, Deputy General Manager, Internet of Things Business Unit, MediaTek Incorporated said,
“At MediaTek, we strive to offer the best technologies to as many people as possible. Working with Acer allows us to bring everyday wellness insights to consumers around the world during a time when mobile health is emerging as one of the fastest-growing technology segments”. “The new Acer Leap Ware smartwatch features both MediaTek MT2523 and MT2511 biosensing chips, which can receive and process data in a way that maximizes performance and power efficiency, making it the perfect on-the-go solution to monitor fitness and encourage a healthy lifestyle.”
Scott Forester, Division Vice President, Marketing and Innovation Products, Gorilla Glass, Corning Incorporated said,
“Corning® Gorilla® Glass SR+ is the optimal cover material for the Leap Ware smartwatch”. “Designed to withstand the rigorous demands of today’s wearable devices, Gorilla Glass SR+ significantly reduces visible scratches while maintaining the superior damage resistance consumers have come to expect from Gorilla Glass.”
The Acer Leap Ware has an IPX7 water resistance rating and can survive an unexpected torrential downpour. Also included is a built-in LED light which illuminates at the press of a button. This opens up many conveniences like unlocking your front door late at night or acts as a safety feature while jogging after the sun goes down. The Leap Ware’s bands are interchangeable and come in Navy Blue or Light Brown. But being compatible with any 20-mm (0.7-inch) watch band the user can further customize the device to add even more personal flair.
Acer Leap Ware smartwatch can be paired with an Android or iOS smartphone via the Liquid Life app. You can see who is calling or texting, and use the phone’s large touchscreen as a dashboard for analyzing all of the data collected by the Leap Ware’s advanced sensors. The Liquid Life app lets users set daily fitness goals with notifications to coach them, so they can stay motivated and on track.
Acer Leap Ware Smartwatch Pricing and Availability
The Acer Leap Ware will be available in North America in July with prices starting at $139 in EMEA in Q3 with prices starting at €139 and in Taiwan in August with prices starting at NT$4,990.
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