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Pebble Time Round

The world's lightest and thinnest smartwatch

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Dylan Buckley@dylankbuckley · Founder @ HackerMetrics
This should genuinely scare Apple. The form factor is brilliant, and by far the best in the market. Given this does everything (that's actually useful) that an Apple Watch can do, looks amazing, and is so much cheaper. It's a no brainer. Well done Pebble! I was skeptical, but now i'm a customer.
Darren Bounds@dbounds · CEO, Founder @ Breezy HR
@dylankbuckley "It's a no brainer." Okay.
Eric Metelka@eric3000 · Product Manager, PowerReviews
@dylankbuckley Apple Watch target customer is not the same as the Pebble target customer.
Dylan Buckley@dylankbuckley · Founder @ HackerMetrics
@eric3000 Correct. However from a product perspective, they are identical in terms of what they are trying to achieve
Darren Bounds@dbounds · CEO, Founder @ Breezy HR
@dylankbuckley and what is that? What are both products trying to achieve?
Eric Metelka@eric3000 · Product Manager, PowerReviews
@dylankbuckley I'm not as confident that's true. Pretty sure Apple's vision is that the watch is how you interface digitally with the physical world. It's like the Disney Magicband for the real world. Pebble's vision seems more like a great digital timepiece that organizes your day.
Kelly Jepsen@fri6ken · Lead Designer, writr Limited
@dylankbuckley I don't think Apple will or should be scared by this. The philosophies of both devices (and companies) are vastly different.
Esteban Aravena@esbvn · Director of Client Services
If only that bezel wasn't that huge
Özgür Celebi@tristancelebi · iOS Developer
@esbvn Yeah, the black Pebble time looks awesome. But that bezel.
Olly S@saltedlolly · Marketer
@esbvn People always complain about the size of the bezel on Pebble smartwatches. I did too with my Pebble Steel, and then the Pebble Time Steel. Usually these complaints all come before we've actually seen one in person. In my experience, every time I actually get my hands on one, these fears about this huge bezel being an issue prove to be unfounded. The pictures always exaggerate the issue, but in reality the whole device is pretty small, so its much less noticeable than in any photo which is magnifying it. The moment you put one on, you don't really notice anymore since your focus is now on the screen, not the bezel. I LOVE my Pebble, and I can't wait to get a Pebble Time Round. Yes, it would be nice if the bezel was smaller, but when you are using it really doesn't matter as much as you think that it isn't.
Brandon Brown@brandonb927 · work @sendwithus
I held off on the purchasing a Pebble Time when it was released because of the size of the bezels, now this beast of a watch has even larger bezels! Does anyone know if they serve a technical purpose, like hiding the circuitboard, etc?
Jack Smith@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
@brandonb927 someone else said that it's actually a square screen beneath the bezel.
ben Watanabe@benwtnb · 96 Problems
@_jacksmith @brandonb927 I've heard that in many countries round and non-square screens are patented. May be why they have to use a square screen with a large bezel. Could be wrong, here's a patent for it in the USA http://www.google.com.ar/patents... (I know NEC in Japan owns one too, a friend was mad why no round wearables were being released in Japan and found out why…)
Brandon Brown@brandonb927 · work @sendwithus
@_jacksmith Ah, I saw someone mention that on Twitter. Thanks!
Lenny Hu@lenndizzle · Designer and Product Guy
round face is interesting. how does it display information that is typically square (like a calendar)?
Bogdan Ianatiev@ianatiev · Marketing Evangelist
@lenndizzle easy! here's what i found today https://www.producthunt.com/tech...
Paul Watson@paulmwatson · Former CTO @Storyful
Happy Pebble Steel and Pebble Time Steel user but this is a lovely addition. Takes it to the Withings Activité more than the Apple Watch I'd say.