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  # 994847 26-Feb-2014 14:07
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mysticnz: Hey,

Currently using the Sony SmartWatch 2 but looking to move to the steel as it looks more like a watch.

Have any of you guys received yours yet? What do you think?


How have you found the Sony smartwatch? Are there many useful apps for it at the moment? I was considering purchasing one and putting a leather band on it (I get staff discount so the pebble steel is over $100 more for me)

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  # 994873 26-Feb-2014 14:51
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Gear 2 just announced as well. I am still feeling Peeble is the highest contender as the gear does more than I will ever use it for, and has a higher battery draw.




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  # 994930 26-Feb-2014 16:12
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Received an email from Pebble last night - apparently my Pebble Steel has shipped :)

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  # 994931 26-Feb-2014 16:12
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nzkc: Received an email from Pebble last night - apparently my Pebble Steel has shipped :)


When did you order?



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  # 994936 26-Feb-2014 16:17
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nzkc: Received an email from Pebble last night - apparently my Pebble Steel has shipped :)


Brushed or black?

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  # 994960 26-Feb-2014 16:39
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To answer the previous two questions:

Ordered: As soon as you could (announcement day?).  According to email it was Jan 7th.  Was "umming" and "ahhing" about ording a Pebble but wasnt quite sold on the plastic look. Jumped at the Steel.
Colour: Brushed stainless



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  # 994990 26-Feb-2014 17:53
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Thanks. Brushed stainless have been shipping for weeks but black matte is yet to do so :-(

 
 
 
 


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# 995837 27-Feb-2014 21:30
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How have you found the Sony smartwatch? Are there many useful apps for it at the moment? I was considering purchasing one and putting a leather band on it (I get staff discount so the pebble steel is over $100 more for me)


Hey,

I was able to pick up the Sony smartwatch for staff price and I love it. There is a lot of apps for the device and because I take 10+ phonecalls a day its nice to be able to see who it is before getting my phone out!

Only thing for me is people notice that it is a smart watch and not a professional one, at staff price I would recommend it!



*In other news I just put in my order for a pebble steel :D! EXCITING!*

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  # 997603 2-Mar-2014 16:10
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scottjpalmer: Thanks. Brushed stainless have been shipping for weeks but black matte is yet to do so :-(


Any sign of shipping Scott? My status has changed from Mid to Late Feb to 6 to 8 Weeks which will be end of March at the latest.... 




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  # 997671 2-Mar-2014 18:05
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hairy1:
scottjpalmer: Thanks. Brushed stainless have been shipping for weeks but black matte is yet to do so :-(


Any sign of shipping Scott? My status has changed from Mid to Late Feb to 6 to 8 Weeks which will be end of March at the latest.... 


Mine has changed too. It says 6 to 8 weeks from date of order which for me is 8 weeks on Tuesday. Not hopeful.

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  # 998121 3-Mar-2014 12:59
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I ordered the Black Matte on January 7 locally, Jan 6 according to the content of the email. It arrived today, 3rd of March.

Pretty happy with the improved* design over the older pebble, unfortunately i'm using the leather strap until I can get in to have a link or two removed.

* improved in my opinion



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  # 998220 3-Mar-2014 15:12
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NzBeagle: I ordered the Black Matte on January 7 locally, Jan 6 according to the content of the email. It arrived today, 3rd of March.

Pretty happy with the improved* design over the older pebble, unfortunately i'm using the leather strap until I can get in to have a link or two removed.

* improved in my opinion


Great thanks, my dates are the same but it is yet to ship. Shouldn't be far!


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  # 998225 3-Mar-2014 15:19
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Pretty happy with the improved* design over the older pebble, unfortunately i'm using the leather strap until I can get in to have a link or two removed.


To quote one of the annoying kids on a DIY advert "do it yerself".

Its quite easy.  Just need a small screwdriver (or similar) to push out the locking pin. Its easy to see where - there's an engraved arrow on the link.  Takes a little bit of force, but they're quite strong.  Pulled out a 3 links myself on the weekend.  I used the small watch screwdriver that I had used to remove the pin holding the strap on.  Honestly, all very easy.

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  # 998228 3-Mar-2014 15:24
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nzkc: To quote one of the annoying kids on a DIY advert "do it yerself".

Its quite easy.  Just need a small screwdriver (or similar) to push out the locking pin. Its easy to see where - there's an engraved arrow on the link.  Takes a little bit of force, but they're quite strong.  Pulled out a 3 links myself on the weekend.  I used the small watch screwdriver that I had used to remove the pin holding the strap on.  Honestly, all very easy.


Cool I'll take a look tonight. Thanks.

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  # 1000653 7-Mar-2014 11:35
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My card was just charged. No shipping email yet....

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