Helium HDBT-990 is no watch phone

The Helium HDBT-990 is no crazy LG Watch Phone (or the Dick Tracy watch, for that matter), but it does act as a "Wristband Communicator" that you can pair with your Bluetooth-enabled phone.

Helium HDBT-990 Wristband Communicator

We first drooled over the LG Watch Phone at CES 2009 , but as we have yet to see signs of it in the U.S., we have to make do with gadgets like this Bluetooth Wristband Communicator from Helium Digital.

The HDBT-990 is not even a watch, but you can use it to receive calls with incoming caller ID, vibration alerts, and even A2DP audio streaming (though you'll probably risk annoying your neighbors). It has up to 4 hours of talk time and 160 hours of standby time, and promises noise-cancellation, as well. It'll be available in February for around $87.

(Via iLounge)

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Nicole Lee is a senior associate editor for CNET, covering cell phones, Bluetooth headsets, and all things mobile. She's also a fan of comic books, video games, and of course, shiny gadgets.


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