By >Akihabara News Team
Control your cell-phone with Citizen’s new Bluetooth-enabled watches
Citizen Japan launched today I:Virt M series TM84-0351V and TM84-0352V Bluetooth-enabled wristwatches.
The key feature of the watches is that via Bluetooth connection with Japanese phones, they offer several conveniences. They can read mails (up to 210 characters) or news sent to your cell phone and can save up to 10 mails. Since they can magnify the text characters up to 14 pt from its original size and features a color LCD panel, they promise eye-friendly, easy reading and display of icons embedded in the mail in their full color.
Furthermore, once there is an incoming call or a mail on your phone, they alert you by vibration and display of relevant icons as well as a glowing display. And once set on camera mode, you can control your camera’s shutter.
Other conveniences they offer you are controlling your cell phone’s volume, holding or denying the phone incoming calls, and displaying your cell phone’s battery level.
The TM84-0351V features a leather band with a weight of 108 g, whereas the TM84-0352V sports a stainless steel band with a weight of 178 g. Compatible only with certain cell phones by the “SoftBank” mobile operator in Japan, no official word on pricing.