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Phosphor launches first E Ink wristwatch

updated 05:15 pm EDT, Fri October 8, 2010

Phosphor E Ink watch beats Seiko to market

Watch maker Phosphor has beaten Seiko's model to market with the first watch that uses an E Ink low power display, the World Time Curved E Ink. The display consumes much less power than an LCD or LED but is still programmable to show time and date, time only, or two time zones simultaneously. It also has a very wide 180 degree viewing angle and, as expected by its nature, is much more readable in daylight.

The E Ink watch is available in several styles on Phosphor's website and through some physical stores. Retail prices for the designs vary between $150 and $205 depending on the model.



World Time E Ink watch with white poly band, showing time and date display mode




Black leather band, showing dual time zone display in reverse



Stainless steel band, showing time and date in reverse




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  1. serkol

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Sep 2010

    +1

    Why segmented font?

    Why did they use that ugly segmented font? Some characters are segmented (like "1", "T" and "U"), other characters - not. Looks strange and ugly to me. I would prefer a good-looking non-segmented font, and also a "live" image of a mechanical watch face (hour, minute and second hands with ticks and numbers in a circle), as an option.

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