Sony, today, released the watch strap bracelet called the wena 3. It comes with an OLED screen that supports health detection and NFC functions.
Interestingly, the previous models was announced in December 2017. It was evolved in the direction of increasing the value as a smartwatch. In this sense, the wena 3 continues the mission of the previous models but also comes with a larger display. At the same time, the smartwatch function has been further strengthened. Now, it comes with improved payment solutions as well as a voice assistant function. It has all functions required for a smartwatch.
According to the official introduction, this watch strap bracelet can easily access various applications by swiping left and right on the home screen. Among those apps, we can mention email and phone notifications, as well as applications such as calendar, weather forecast and alarms. In addition, the wena 3 also supports a variety of Japanese mobile payment standards including suica. In terms of battery life, the manufacturer said when fully charged, it can last for 1 week.
In terms of design, the wena 3 is made of SUS316L stainless steel, which is officially claimed to maintain high quality and strength. The Premium Black version has been surface-treated with ion plating to make it stronger.
The Sony wena 3 metal will be on sale in November, starting at 24,000 yen, which is about $227. Agree that this is not a cheap model. But when looking at the products under the Sony brand, we understand that it doesn’t release gadgets like phones and smartwatches to earn money. With such products, it keeps the finger on pulse and tracks what’s happening in the market.