Almost all mainstream smartwatches track our activities and shows notifications from connected smartphones. Tired? Take a look at BLOCKS, with its various modules, you can build your own smartphone that brings the functions which you really want.
The BLOCKS is an innovative, advanced, modular smartwatch that consists of one Core and multiple modules. As we can see from the images, although its strap is formed with 3 or 4 modules and connected with the Core using its integrated lugs, the smartwatch delivers us a stylish and minimal design, and the matte finish and three optional colors offer a combination of elegance and personalization.
The Core of BLOCKS offers you a rounded watch dial. In addition to the time and date, it also shows you phone notifications, activity tracking, and other info from your smartphone, and its voice control feature provides you a simple and handy way to control the smart watch.
Most importantly, as a modular smartwatch, the BLOCKS features many easy-to-attach modules. At present, you can choose from five modules including extra battery module, heart rate module, GPS module, NFC module, and adventure module reading of temperature, pressure, and attitude.
And after shipping to Kickstarter backers, they will release more modules for the smartwatch, including SIM card module, fingerprint scanner, LED torch, and programmable button. Need more? In the future, they will plan to release air quality module, camera module, flash memory module, body temperature module, stress module and more. Of course, don’t forget your BLOCKS only loads up to 4 modules.
In addition, built-in Bluetooth and WiFi allow the smartwatch to wirelessly communicate with your iOS or Android smartphone or join in local network, and IP67 certified casing ensures it withstands immersion up to 1m for up to 30 minutes, additionally, the 400mAh battery in the Core offers up to 1.5 days of use between charges, and each extra battery module can add up to 20% more battery life.
The BLOCKS has been available for preorder on Kickstarter. You can pledge $285 to preorder the modular smartwatch with four modules. The BLOCKS will be shipped in May 2016.