Swiss Newspaper reveals new details about Tag Heuer's smartwatch including release date and lower price.
The Tag Heuer Carrera Connected Android Wear smartwatch will be unveiled tomorrow at 11am ET in New York. Swiss newspapers report on Sunday that Tag Heuer will start selling their first smartwatch on Monday right after the event in the United States.
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Three days later the Tag Heuer Carrera Connected will go on sale in Europe. The reports say that the price is $1,500 and not $1,800 as previously communicated by Jean-Claude Biver, Tag Heuer's CEO.
Tag Heuer has identified the American consumers as the prime market for the Tag Heuer Smartwatch. Giving Americans a three day advance on the Carrera Connected. This is a bold thing to do for a Swiss company. There are supposed to be 1,000 Carrera Connected smartwatches available at launch.
The report that can be for instance found on French language newspaper Le Matin, also confirm that the Tag Heuer smartwatch comes with the choice of 6 colored wristbands. Last week a photo of colorful wristbands for the Tag Heuer Connected leaked. Tag Heuer will offer owners to customize the look of the Tag Heuer Carrera Smartwatch with via apps and wallpapers.
Earlier today, Tag Heuer has revealed another teaser image of the Tag Heuer smartwatch showing the crown. This is the third image the Swiss luxury watch maker has teased so far.
The company has said before that the first connected Tag Heuer smartwatch is supposed to look like the Carrera Heuer 01. The Tag Heuer logo on the crown is different than the one found on the $5,000 TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01. Based on the leaked images there is an resemblance to the Carrera Heuer 01, but the details are different. Le Matin says that Tag Heuer will offer a Titanium finishing on the Tag Heuer Carrera Smartwatch.
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The Tag Heuer Connected will be the most expensive Android Wear smartwatch, even at the lower $1,500 price tag.
The Tag Heuer Connected Event will be streamed live on the Tag Heuer site.