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Smartwatches, while a neat idea lack the confidence to stand by their own. What we mean by this, is that mostly all smartwatches are tethered to a smartphone so that they can sync information. That is one of the primary reason why sales are so poor, so when will we see true, autonomous smartwatch technology? Today, it seems. Meet the R3000 (US$300) Goophone Smartwatch, an oddly named device with an even odder operating system. You’ll see what we mean by gazing at the pictures.
The watch reportedly runs the full Google Play store as well, said Ubergizmo. Yes, it’s a very strange amalgamation of technologies but it seems to work, according to the hands-on video we’ve added below.
Right now, you can pick up Goophone’s smartwatch for either R3 000 (US$300) for the 3G version, or R2 500 (US$250) for the 2G model. We’ll report back as soon as review unit lands on our wrists.