Not all smartwatches are created equal, with some of them more honed in on their functionality while others prefer to tread the middle line between practical use and style. Kate Spade of New York would like to offer plenty of style without losing out on any of its substance with the introduction of its signature Scallop 2 smartwatch. This touchscreen-enabled timepiece is the first smartwatch developed under Kate Spade’s new creative director, Nicola Glass, where it will incorporate a refined approach to color, a sense of discovery, and, of course, the signature mark of the fashion house: the spade.
You will find the Scallop 2 smartwatch to be lovely on the eyes, and we are also taken in by the kind of technology that is underneath the hood. For instance, it offers Heart Rate Tracking capability that allows it to automatically track the wearer’s heart rate across different types of workouts via Google Fit, including compatibility with other third-party apps such as Tic Health. Offering untethered GPS functionality, you no longer need to bring your smartphone around with you whenever you head out for a run, ride or walk, as the built-in GPS will record the distance right on your smartwatch. The more active ones need not worry when it rains, as the Kate Spade Scallop 2 is swimproof, being water resistant up to 3ATM so that you can shower and swim in shallow water. Why not throw in third party apps to track your pool workouts as well?
Want to get things done in a more efficient manner? Obtain proactive Help from the Google Assistant wherever you are, right on your wrist itself. Google Assistant will be available in select languages. If you love shopping (and who doesn’t if one picks up a Kate Spade-branded timepiece), then this NFC-enabled smartwatch will help you make purchases via NFC using Google Pay (with Alipay availability in China).
The Kate Spade Scallop 2 smartwatch is powered by Wear OS by Google and compatible with Android OS 4.4+ (excluding Go edition) and iOS 9.3+.