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Acer's Leap Ware Smartwatch Launched

Acer's Leap Ware Smartwatch Launched

A sudden leap in fitness smartwatches, mostly fueled by Google's reboot of its Android Wear smartwatch software, has led to a spring surge in wearables.

Acer's Leap Ware smart fitness watch features a polished stainless steel circular frame with a simple and minimalistic design.

Acer has introduced a new fitness wearable called the Leap Ware smartwatch. Under the hood, so to speak, lies a MediaTek MT2533 chipset and the MT2511 bio-sensing chip. The wearable, likes one before it, is created to keep track of the wearer's fitness and health data, including things like heart rate, stress, stamina and, oddly enough, exposure to ultraviolet rays.

Designed with durability in mind, Leap Ware's 42-mm (1.6-inch) face features with Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ which is scratch resistance with the legendary toughness, optical clarity and touch sensitivity of Gorilla Glass.

This watch is water resisant with IPX7 certification and is capable of surviving an unexpected torrential downpour. Acer also provides social features through the Liquid Life app, where users can share their workouts and battle for coins in the Liquid Life marketplace. As well, this watch has a built-in LED light, which is highly convenient for finding that pen you drop under the desk or your auto keys in a dark vehicle, etc.

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He says: "The Ware feels very basic, partly because it's so light, but also because it's made mostly from plastic".

With the Liquid Life smartphone app, users can can keep a track of who is calling and even set daily fitness goals.

In terms of the battery, we don't know exactly how big the battery inside this thing is, however, the company claims that it can last for about three to five days on a single charge. The Leap Ware's bands are interchangeable and come in Navy Blue or Light Brown.

The Liquid Life app that the Leap Ware Smartwatch pairs with is available on Android and iOS.

The Acer Leap Ware price is listed at $139 for North America, where it will go on sale in July.




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