Sony SmartBand SWR-10

Sony has launched its SWR-10 SmartBand -- it may look like a mere fitness tracker, but it's designed to be much more.

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The Core

The Core is literally the core of the SmartBand. It's a tiny tracker with a single button and three white LEDs.

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The Core

The Core charges via Micro USB. Despite the open port, it's completely waterproof.

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The Core

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SmartBand

The Core sits in the silicon rubber wristband.

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SmartBand

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SmartBand

The pegs for the buckle are probably the most stylish part of the SmartBand.

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Two Bands, one Core

The SmartBand ships with two sizes of band in the box. In Australia it appears to be only in black. In the UK we've also seen a green and yellow Brazil edition and the US seems to be selling additional bands in a variety of colours as an accessory.

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A tale of two trackers

The SmartBand versus the Jawbone Up24.

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Lifelog

The Lifelog app from Sony provides the functioanlity for the Core's tracking and more.

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