August 08, 2016 By C! Magazine Staff

TAG Heuer Presents the TAG Heuer Connected Watch

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Tag Heuer launches its Tag Heuer Connected Watch, the first connected watch developed by a Swiss luxury watchmaker, engineered with Intel Inside and powered by Android Wear, in the Philippines.

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The TAG Heuer Connected Watch with Intel Inside is a luxury watch that benefits from over 150 years of Swiss expertise, savoir-faire and heritage as cultivated by TAG Heuer, a watch manufacture based in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the cradle of Swiss watchmaking and a UNESCO World Heritage site set at an altitude of 1000 meters, in the middle of Alpine pastures and mountains. Here, watchmakers have been spending the winter in their workshops (in summer, they farm in the pastures) since the 18th century, inventing incredible watches, which have built the unique reputation and extraordinary image of quality and exclusivity that Swiss watches enjoy the world over. For more than 150 years, TAG Heuer has been inventing and manufacturing elegant sports watches in the city, including some of the most accurate chronographs produced by the Swiss watch industry.

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At 46 mm in diameter, the design of the TAG Heuer Connected is primarily that of a true chronograph, with a case, back and lugs made from grade 2 titanium, a contemporary material ensuring the watch is lighter and more resistant to impacts than a traditional material such as steel or gold. Completed by a textured black rubber strap (six other colors – red, blue, white, orange, green and yellow – are available, sold separately) with a deploying buckle made of grade 2 titanium as well, it has all the elegance, characteristics and level of finish expected from a fine wristwatch. The price is set at PHP 69,999.

 

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For the first time, TAG Heuer has developed three digital watch dials (known as watch faces), which feature the immediately recognizable design codes of TAG Heuer’s Carrera collection, including hands, index, counters, date window and minute track. The following are available: the chronograph dial, the 3-hand dial and the GMT dial, all of which display the date and are available in a choice of three colors (black, deep blue or pearl white), faithfully reproducing the appearance and functions of a true dial, with shadows under the hands and the beautiful sunburst effect of the light. And because the TAG Heuer Connected is above all a watch, the digital hands and indexes remain visible at all times, even when the watch is in ambient energy-saving mode.

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The TAG Heuer Connected is a true watch, both in terms of its appearance, with its watch faces and its minute tracks, but also in its “interactive counters”, thanks to the unique way in which its applications are displayed. The principle is simple: the dial and the hands remain, while the most pertinent information from partner applications is elegantly displayed inside the three counters on the chronograph dial at 12, 6 and 9 o’clock, completely integrated into the watch’s aesthetic environment.

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ATTUNED TO YOUR TOUCH.
TAG Heuer Connected is equipped with directional wind and weather monitoring, RaceChrono Pro capability, and Google Fit, each designed at the synthesis of style and precision thanks to its innovative interactive counters. Bold, custom themes allow numerous display options and Android Wear connects you with thousands of apps that you can tailor to your taste.

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IT’S YOUR TIME.
TAG Heuer Connected provides a custom suite of micro-applications, including alarm and stopwatch features to optimize performance, precision, and perfection.

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INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING.
Watchmaking craftsmanship and avantgarde innovation, the TAG Heuer Connected is technical ingenuity built with titanium, sapphire, and the best in class
touchscreen technology.

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Living, travelling, getting information, connecting… the TAG Heuer Connected watch is the perfect partner. It brings together the best of both worlds: a magnificent TAG Heuer watch with computing intelligence. TAG Heuer worked closely with Intel and Google to create a luxury watch that combined
connectivity and computing intelligence with Swiss watchmaking heritage. The watch features an Intel® Atom™ processor Z34XX and runs the Android Wear platform. Intel engineered the intelligence inside the watch to optimize performance and enable a multitude of connectivity options including audio streaming, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi as well as allow users to harness the full range of features offered by the Android Wear operating system.

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With 4 GB of memory, and all day battery life thanks to its latest-generation lithium battery, the TAG Heuer Connected is equipped with a small microphone to communicate with via Google voice control and a sapphire crystal touchscreen – the indispensable complement to the crown at 3 o’clock which also houses controls. The entire piece has been made water resistant for everyday use and is IP67 water resistance rated.

 

 

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HOW IT WORKS.
TAG Heuer Connected is built on the latest release of Android gear with thousands of apps at the Google Play store. It is also iOS compatible.

What if the phone is not with you? No problem [ANDROID ONLY]. The watch will continue to calculate, display, and exchange data, and as long as you have a Wi-Fi connection it will remain connected to the cloud. Naturally, its resident applications (music, timer, alarm, step counter) remain active even when no connection is available.

Android Wear opens the watch up to an almost infinite universe, an ecosystem that enriches itself night and day: thousands of Android applications are already available for the TAG Heuer Connected watch user to download. The key applications, currently used by millions, such as Google Fit, Google Translate, Google Maps and Google Search with your voice are already available on the watch, and show you information with just a glance. The watch can also be easily synced with a phone running either on Android 4.3+ or iOS 8.2+. It is charged using a contact charger. Simply place the watch on top to recharge it.

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TAG HEUER CONNECTED TO ETERNITY

After the two years warranty period, you can upgrade your watch for CHF 1,500.00 to a special edition Carrera which will be only available for TAG Heuer Connected owners.

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The watch has an automatic Calibre 5, 3-hands movement and resembles the design and materials the TAG #connectedtoeternitywatchHeuer Connected also made from grade 2 titanium.

This mechanical watch has been exclusively developed and reserved for owners of connected watches The exchange is applicable only in the country where you purchased your Connected watch.

 

To complete the experience, an online platform that brings all users together, a dedicated online platform tagheuerconnected.com has been created to share the latest new features and obtain the partner applications available for the interactive counters watch faces.

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CASE
Diameter: 46 mm
Thickness: 12.8 mm
Weight: 52 gm

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Titanium Grade 2 case including:
– Horizontal and vertical fine-brushed titanium lugs
– 3D-raised and fine-brushed numerals
– “TAG Heuer Connected“ lettering engraved with silver lacquer
– Black, sandblasted, carbide-coated titanium bezel with anti-fingerprint coating
– Titanium single push-button with black, carbidecoated line fine-brushed and raised with TAG Heuer shield
– IP67 splash-proof water resistance

SCREEN
– Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
– 1.5in fully circular transflective LTPS LCD display
– Touch on Display supporting multiple finger recognition
– Screen resolution: 360×360, 240ppi

BRACELET
– Weight: 29 gm
– Vulcanized rubber strap with grade 2 titanium folding clasp and safety push-buttons.
– Seven Strap colors: green, blue, orange, red, white, black, yellow.

BATTERY
410mAh battery (minimum 25 hours battery life, based on typical usage)

PROCESSOR
1.6GHz dual core processor (500mHz normal operation speed)

MEMORY
1GB main memory – 4GB storage memory

SENSORS
Gyroscope, tilt detection sensor, microphone, haptic Engine

COMPATIBILITY
Android 4.3+ / iOS 8.2+

CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth BLE 4.1 – WLAN 2.4 GHz 802.11 B/G/N

CHARGER
Conductive charging cradle with USB cable and wall plug

WARRANTY
Two years
For Warranty Information, visit www.tagheuerconnected.com/warranty

 

Other watch faces are available so you can try one customized by TAG Heuer’s ambassadors.

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