i’m Watch Makes an Appearance and Waves at CES

As technology progresses, it’s inevitable that it’s going to find more and more niche places to insert itself. The smartwatch, in particular, is a product that’s had several attempts at consumer adoption with little success. It was either due to price or appearance.

Italian tech company i’m is going to be making an attempt to break this cycle with their new i’m Watch, currently being shown at CES where CNet checked it out. They might be able to do it too, as the watch is actually attractive, a feat that’s been rarely achieved with previous smartwatches.

Now the i’m watch isn’t exactly cheap; it starts off at $249 for the Color series and goes all the way up to $14, 999 in the Jewel series, depending on the material you want for your watch. Still, it comes in a crazy variety of materials and colors. It also looks as though the i’m watch is just the first in a series of cloud connected devices from the company.

It is only running a modded version of Android 1.6, but it’s designed to pair with any smartphone via Bluetooth. Yeah, I’ll be honest…..I want one. Check out the i’m watch and its parent company in the video below!


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Genius. Innovator. Magical elf. None of these things spring to mind when thinking about Mitch Wright, but now they will, thanks to this bio. Mitch works as a phone technician and writer when he's not spending time with his awesome wife and two wonderful kids. He's been using a smartphone since the HTC Touch and is a ROM flashing fanatic on his current phone, the Galaxy Nexus.