Top Pebble apps for your Pebble smartwatch

Are you looking for ways to download free Pebble apps? Want to know the specifications of Pebble smartwatch? Please read further to get complete information about features of Pebble smartwatch and some useful pebble apps like RunKeeper, Pebble apps, Pebble Calendar, Pebble Locker and Pebble Snap.

The Pebble smartwatch has caught the attention of people recently and has been in the news for all good reasons. The unique thing behind Pebble smartwatch is that it was launched with the help of crowd-funding and solo objective of making it reach out to the masses. It proved to be a masterstroke and people have accepted Pebble smartwatch as a smart technology gadget. A testimony to this fact is the availability of Pebble smartwatch for worldwide shipping / delivery. The Pebble smartwatch is available for iOS and Android devices.

In this article, I have discussed about the specifications and features of Pebble smartwatch as well as some useful Pebble apps that enhance the functionalities of Pebble smartwatch. Proper integration of your smartphone with Pebble smartwatch coupled with some useful Pebble apps will enable you to access your smartphone stuff on the go without actually having to touch the phone handset.

Specifications of Pebble Smartwatch

Colors Available
  • Orange

  • Jet Black

  • Cherry Red

  • Grey

  • Arctic White

  • OS and Processor
  • Pebble Operating system

  • ARM Cortex-M3 processor (up to 80 MHz)

  • Watch dimensions
  • Case: 52 mm Length × 36 mm Width × 11.5 mm Thickness

  • Band: 22 mm wide

  • Weight: 38 grams

  • Battery
  • Full charging on Lithium-ion polymer battery can last for 5 to 7 days

  • Display
  • 1.26-inch screen coupled with 144 × 168 pixel e-paper display and LED backlight

  • Resistant to scratch due to optical hard coating

  • Languages and character sets supported
  • Language is English and character sets include Unicode, Basic Latin and Latin-1 Supplement.

  • Connectivity
  • Wireless Bluetooth 4.0

  • Sensors
  • 3D accelerometer for handling screen orientations and tilts, Ambient light sensor and e-compass capability

  • Other operating features
  • Water resistance of 5 ATM

  • Operating capability at a maximum altitude of about 10,000 feet

  • Useful apps for Pebble smartwatch

    Using Pebble smartwatch, user is able to access important apps and notifications on his / her wrist. This ensures that the user can check out the phone caller, phone notifications, useful text messages, important emails, etc. especially during client meetings or while watching a good movie at the theatre.

    Runkeeper is an excellent fitness app or work-out application. This Pebble app operates by integrating with the Pebble smartwatch and thereby allowing the user to keep track of his running or cycling activity. Runkeeper can track the distance travelled while running, speed of running, running / cycling route, etc. The user can get access to all such stats by simply looking at the smartwatch on his / her wrist. This is a great feature to have while running as the runner need not slow down his pace to check such stuff and also the runner can ensure accurate statistics by pausing this app during short breaks or while waiting to cross a road.

    Pebble Snap
    Keeping the Pebble Snap application open in our smartphone, we can use our smartphone's camera through the Pebble smartwatch without even touching the phone. This way we can click good pictures, use flash for better photos in low light and also toggle between front and rear camera options without having to take the smartphone out from our pocket or bag. Such an app is useful to take pictures at crowded tourist attractions and public places.

    Pebble Locker
    The Pebble locker app helps to keep your smartphone unlocked whenever the Pebble smartwatch and phone are within a close range. Once either of them moves out of nearby vicinity, the smartphone will be locked. To unlock the smartphone, user may have then have to enter a pin. The unlocked smartphone will ensure better integration of the phone and Pebble smartwatch allowing the user to make efficient use of Pebble apps.

    Pebble apps
    This is a one-stop application for several Pebble apps i.e. a Pebble smartwatch user can find various useful Pebble apps at one place using this app. The user can easily install any Pebble app he likes through this app (linked to Google Play store) and even download some watchfaces from outside the Google Play store.

    Pebble Calendar
    This app provides standard month-wise calendar view and allows your Pebble smartwatch to check for important appointments and events listed in your smartphone's calendar. Thus, you can be reminded of some important dates through your smartwatch itself.

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