Article last updated on: Nov 06, 2020

Withings Go

The Withings Go is a small and light fitness tracker that can be worn as a wristband or clipped to a clothing, and it features a circular E Ink display. The Go monitors activity and sleep, is water resistant (50 meters) and can monitor swim strokes.

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The Withing Go started shipping in 2016, for around $70. It is no longer available.

Sony FES watch

Sony's FES is smart watch that can last for two month on a single charge - using an E Ink display that is wrapped around the entire watch body. The watch comes with 24 designs that can be selected at the press of a button.

The FES watch will go on sale in Japan towards the end of 2015 for $240, pre-orders are available on some department stores.

Polyera Wove Band

Polyera's Wove Band uses the company's OTFT (organic-TFT) flexible backplane technology and a touch E Ink display. The display is 30 x 156 mm in size and the resolution is 1040x200. Other features include a 1Ghz dual-core CPU, 4GB of storage, 512 MB of RAM and a 230 mAh battery. The Wove runs on Polyera's Wove OS which is based on Android 5.1.

The Wove was announced in August 2015, but it will only be released commercially in mid-2016. Polyera will start shipping samples in December 2015 to developers and artists.

Tago Arc

The Tago Arc is a bracelet covered with a flexible E Ink display that can display any design you want, controlled from your mobile phone. It has no battery as it draws all power from the NFC chip. It can connect to any NFC enabled Android device (iOS connection is not possible as the iPhone 6 NFC chip is not open to third-party apps).

The Tago Arc is a successful crowd-funded device, and can still be ordered for $250 (lower than the final retail price after the campaign ends).

Lenovo Vibe Band VB10

The Lenovo Vibe Band VB10 is a fitness band that uses a curved E Ink display on a metal case (either black, gold or white). The 30 gram device keeps track of your calories, sleep quality, steps and travel distance - and can last for 7 days between charges. It also shows phone notifications.

The VB10 is set to launch in April, in china only for $89.

LookSee Eyecatcher

Looksee's Eyecatcher Bracelet is a smart wearable device that has a large curved E Ink display (150 PPI) that can show custom images and phone notifications. The display is always on, and the device should last for months on a single charge (it does not show time) - depending on the number of times you will change the display. If you update once every hour it will last for a year.

LookSee launched a successful crowdfunding campaign to fund the Eyecatcher, which costs $400.

Sony Smartband Talk

Sony's Smartband Talk is a smart fitness band that features a 1.4" monochrome E Ink display, an ARM M4 CPU and 2MB of flash memory. It connects to Android devices (4.4+) via NFC or Bluetooth and can last for three days between charges.

The Smartband talk will be released towards the end of 2014 for €160 ($210).

Timex Ironman ONE GPS+

Timex's Ironman ONE GPS+ is a fitness smartwatch that does not need to pair to a smartphone - it's a 3G connected device by itself and can connect to Timex's fitness web site to upload your data and share with contacts. It also has a messaging applications, music player and GPS. The display is 1.5" color Mirasol display (Qualcomm also provides the chipset and Brew platform for this device).

The Ironman ONE costs $399 or $450 with a heart sensor.

Tomoon T-Fire

Tomoon Technologoy's T-Fire is an Android (v4.3) based smartwatch that uses a 1.73" 320x240 curved E Ink display. Other features include a 1Ghz CPU, 512MB of RAM, 4GB flash memory and sensors (gyroscope, compass and gravity.

The T-Fire should launch towards the end of December 2013 in China. The company says they got almost 20,000 pre-orders already, and they are also working on an iOS compatible model.

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