You can pre-order Will.i.am's standalone smartwatch at Three UK
If you're sick and tired of carrying your smartphone with you when out and about, Will.i.am's standalone smartwatch, called the Dial, is now ready for pre-order and could well be the answer to your cries. Here in the UK, Three has revealed that the Dial is available on a two-year contract from £24 a month with an upfront fee of £49 for the wearable itself. You're provided with 500MB of data and 100 minutes of talk time per month for your new phone-watch-combo-thing.
So what's included inside this apparent smartphone replacer? The Dial has 32GB of internal storage, is powered by Android 5.0.2, has a 1.63-inch touch screen, 800mAh battery, 2MP front-facing shooter, as well as a free music streaming service from the get go, powered by 7Digital. There aren't any adverts, no subscription fees and listening to tunes on the go won't eat into your data allowance. There are also some Bluetooth earphones included.
As noted by The Verge, there's also a handy built-in digital assistant called AneedA. This helpful assistant can send messages, play music, call contacts and even set alarms.
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