Yesterday it was revealed that the new Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch would not be shipping with access to Google’s Play Store after initially being marketed with having access to applications and other products from the store.
The developers of the new Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch are currently in discussion with Google to obtain access to the Google Play Store at a later date, but today have announced an apology gift for backers.
If you are still backing the project and looking forward to receiving your new Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch you might be interested in the new docking cradle which is being unveiled and specifically designed to be used with the new Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch.
The smartwatch charging cradle has been designed to fit around the face of the smartwatch and charges using just a standard USB to microUSB cable. As well as charging the new Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch the cradle also allows users to transfer data between the smartwatch and a computer.
If you have backed the Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch on Kickstarter you will be pleased to learn that you will be receiving the docking cradle for free, as an apology gift to backers for the delay in access to the Google Play Store.
To re-cap the Omate TrueSmart Watch is powered by a Dual Core Cortex A7 1.3GHz processor and fitted with a 1.54’’ TFT created by LG display offering a resolution of 240 x 240 pixels. Running a custom Omate UI 1.0 based on Google’s latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
Other features of the new Omate Smartwatch include a 512MB + 4GB memory that is expandable using microSD 8/16/32GB cards together with a 600 mAh battery offering up to 100 hours standby time.
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