Recently born wearable manufacturer Microwear have just announced a professional smartwatch aimed at athletes. The sports smartwatch will be called Microwear L1 and it’ll be featuring the latest mobile positioning system built-in into the MTK2503 chip, double-star positioning and a variety of high quality sensors to monitor your steps, heart rate, blood pressure, sleep and so on.
The upcoming smartwatch will also inform you on the current air pressure, altitude and compass based on your location. There’s a SIM slot so that you can make calls if you want to and a camera to snap photos wherever you go.
The watch is actually smart and it can analyze all the data it logs during use. Down below you can have a look at the different outdoor tools, such as barometric altitude measurement and compass.
Then we have what’s probably the best feature, the heart rate monitor helps you keep track of how hard your heart is working at all times. Same goes for the blood pressure and sleeping patterns.
The Microwear L1 will also record the GPS routes you go through every day, and then you can share this data with your friends if you want to.
As far as sports go, the Microwear L1 support different movement patterns including working, running, riding and more. The watch will record the mileage, calories burnt, speed and heart rate changes for up to a dozen sports.
The watch is totally independent so you can leave your phone at home and go work out without worrying about anything else.
The Microwear L1 will have a long time standby of up to 5 days, if you use GPS for an hour and communicate 30 minutes a day. you can expect more to days of autonomy on a full charge.
The sports smartwatch also uses a dual core CPU design, which allows it to save energy when using different sensors such as step counting, heart rate monitoring, sleep monitoring and others. The built-in battery has a capacity of 480mAh and its made with polymer lithium-ion.
Here are some real images of the product:
You can learn more about the Microwear L1 on the company’s official website. Since you’re there you may also want to enter their Giveaway and win a free Microwear H1 smartwatch.