Microsoft just entered the battle with its filing of patent for a smartwatch, I guess this year is going to be a huge year for wearables as every company is racing to introduce their own concept of smartwatch in the market, so far the market is dominated by Sony, Samsung and Pebble, Google is still in the process of releasing their smartwatch in the market maybe this 3rd quarter this year, while LG is pushing its smartwatch powered by Androidwear this June according to rumors.
Microsoft did not release any statement about the smartwatch, but one thing is sure about the patent Microsoft will not let be left behind in the wearable war. The patent shows a sport type smartwatch focusing on fitness and health; it has a detachable strap and can be connected to a charging dock. The smartwatch design looks cool on its own right and a welcome addition to the smartwatch world. See the patent images below of Microsoft Smartwatch.
For the fans of smartwatches stay tuned as we bring you more news about the Microsoft smartwatch… this is it guys, let the war begins.