The next big thing may be the smart watch, according to analysts the device is expected to be a game changer. Apple made the fans to sit up and take notice when the first iPhones rolled out. Will the iWatch repeat the performance? It will be difficult this time around as many smartphone manufacturers are working on their own smart watch device. The features of the device from Apple will have to beat the competition in order to make a big impact. Here are the top five features, tech enthusiasts would like to see in the iWatch.
Feature # 1 : A 2 inch display with a resolution above 220 x 176. This is because Samsung is rumoured to have its smart watch Galaxy gear with a 2.5 inch screen and a 220 x 176 resolution. As Samsung has always fancied itself for the bigger screen and Apple distinguishes its devices with a smaller and sleeker look, fans would like to see a similar principle to be applied to the smart watches as well.
Feature # 2 : Making calls and sending text messages is a must in a smart watch. But the ease of doing so is a matter for concern to many fans that are sceptical about making a shift to smart watch devices. Bluetooth technology will perhaps be used to make it easier to make calls. A good feature would be to have a voice control to perform majority of the functions.
Feature # 3 : Music and other media is very important in a smartphone. Users may not want to watch videos on the smart watch but music will certainly be a priority to many fans. A smart watch should ideally perform all the functions of an iPod. Connection to the online radio stations would certainly be a plus.
Feature # 4 : A smart watch should come with a decent processor and storage capacity. A high performance processor which is compact along with a heavy duty battery may have the danger of overheating. Since the Apple iWatch is not a hand held device but rather a wearable device the slightest hint of heating will be a big letdown for buyers.
Feature # 5 : Although the Apple iWatch is not an iPhone there are still some fuctions fans expect it to perform. Access to apps like Facebook, Twitter, Skype and WhatsApp would certainly go a long way in winning over new converts for the device.
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