The Pebble Steel is a smartwatch which is perfect for everyday use. It brings smart function and elegant form together in a high-end package. It truly is a fantastic no-frills timepiece. A much more affordable choice in comparison to watches like the Apple Watch and Samsung Gear S2. It is the kind of watch that is being chosen by professionals not only because of its classic watch like appearance but because of its smooth functionality. Continue reading this Pebble Steel Review to find out why it is one of the most popular, yet cost effective smartwatches on the market.
Pebble Steel is crafted from materials such as marine-grade stainless steel and Corning Gorilla Glass, so it’s as tough as it is good-looking. And it’s built with the same brains as Pebble, so you can still do all the functions you could ever want from your wrist. Whether that be checking social media, browsing the web, checking the scores or your favourite recipe. It’s one of the smartest watches you’ll ever own, and in the Pebble range definitely one of the most fashionable. You can choose from Black Matte or Brushed Stainless Steel. Will always ship with a black genuine leather watch band.
Pebble Steel has apps for everything.There are thousands of apps and vast numbers of watch faces discoverable through the Pebble App Store. You can select the ones suited to fit your lifestyle. Pebble is an open platform, meaning anyone can design an application. This means that new apps are always in the works from the development community and partners. It’s an extremely exciting time to be an owner of a Pebble Smartwatch!
For example, you can check your sports scores with apps like the ESPN app, listen to your music, or start voice navigation without having to touch your phone. Popular apps like RunKeeper, MisFit and FreeCaddie help you track performance and enjoy what you love. Check in on Facebook with a single click or find a place to eat on Yelp! Take advantage of new watch faces, games and other innovations constantly being developed. Control your favourite music apps—including iTunes, Spotify, and Pandora—from your Pebble without missing a beat while running, cycling or just playing music from a dock at home. With Pebble Steel notifications, you can get discreet updates on the information that is most important to you. In addition to Caller ID, email, text message, and calendar alerts, you can choose to receive notifications from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and More.
Thanks to a long battery life, Pebble Steel will go up to 7 days between charges. This includes using functions on a daily basis like the vibrating alarm clock to wake up or fitness programs. Officially Pebble state “The rechargeable battery lasts 5-7 days on a single charge”. It does notify you when it is getting low, and all you need to do is simply connect it to a USB port using the easy magnetic cable. Then you’re good to go.
No heart rate monitor is built into the Pebble Steel, however, apps exist on the Pebble to display a pulse reading from another device. If you want to track your fitness, it is very easy to do with the Pebble and notably the misfit app. You can track you daily steps, your sleep, etc. You can load the misfit iPhone app which can sync directly with the Pebble. Another popular fitness tracking activity is measuring sleep patterns. This can be done on the Pebble via the “Sleep as Android” app. It tracks all your sleep patterns REM, light sleep, deep sleep.
For those wondering about further fitness apps here is a small selection: iSmoothRun – Can be used to display heart rate to the pebble, iSmoothRun isn’t just an all for running.
Wahoo Tickr Heart Rate strap can be used with the Pebble Steel and it works flawlessly!
As this is a smart watch which can connect either to an Android or IOS device there is a plethora of apps that you can sync to the watch, including a variety of fitness apps. On the google play/app store, you can track various data and share your stats with friends who you can connect with.
Out of the Box
- Pebble Steel
- USB Charging Cable
- Quick Start Guide
- Spare Band