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Hello,

I'm looking to buy a smartwatch and i'm choosing between a sony smartwatch 2 or a android wear device;

If i buy a android wear powered device i will only be able to use it for notifications cause the voice commands will probably not support my language (dutch)

and if I buy a sony smartwatch 2 i'll be able to use it fully since i have a sony smartphone

is this smartwatch 2 good enough for reading facebook messages, skipping between music tracks, adjusting volume? (and maybe toggling wifi, nfc, etc off on my phone from the watch) and ofcourse checking the time (considering the fact that it only has a 180mhz cpu) ?

and if I buy a sony smartwatch 2 i'll be able to use it fully since i have a sony smartphone

thanks,

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It can do all that pretty well. The toggles i think is a paid app though.
 
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I can see the SW2 receiving a decent price drop on Android Wear release.

If it's a cheap smartwatch you want that does the job well then the SW2 will be just that at that time.

If you want the cream of the crop & don't mind paying a little more than the current SW2 price then wait for Android Wear & get one of those.

Either way, I'd say Android Wear will be the deciding factor on further investment or the death of the smartwatch.
 
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@noahvt no support for dutch, where did you get that?

google now responds pretty well to spoken dutch, so i assume google wear will as well

concerning the SW2, yes it can do all of that, most of it for free, might need a paid app or 2, but most of them cost a dollar or less
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Hello,

I'm looking to buy a smartwatch and i'm choosing between a sony smartwatch 2 or a android wear device;

If i buy a android wear powered device i will only be able to use it for notifications cause the voice commands will probably not support my language (dutch)

and if I buy a sony smartwatch 2 i'll be able to use it fully since i have a sony smartphone

is this smartwatch 2 good enough for reading facebook messages, skipping between music tracks, adjusting volume? (and maybe toggling wifi, nfc, etc off on my phone from the watch) and ofcourse checking the time (considering the fact that it only has a 180mhz cpu) ?

and if I buy a sony smartwatch 2 i'll be able to use it fully since i have a sony smartphone

thanks,

noahvt
The SW2 does all of that and you don't even need a Sony phone. Android wear will maybe do half that stuff at best. It's just Google now with rich notifications.
 
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I'm a bit surprised of al this wiping and swiping I see in the different video's on the Net. Looks like one needs to scroll a lot to get to the information you want. I find the icon style on the SW2 easier and it seems faster.

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google is going to add an option for non English language devices so that you can give a command in English and the speak your native a language

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google is going to add an option for non English language devices so that you can give a command in English and the speak your native a language

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send message to x
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that's nice cause it would be a bit stupid to suddently start sending English texts to people i know xD so I think i'm going to go for a android wear device possible the moto 360 if it gets released in the next 2 weeks else i'll go for the lg one
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-CPU: 1.7ghz(DUAL) QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON S4 PRO
-RAM: 1GB
-BOARD: MSM8960T
-GPU: Adreno 320
-ROM: [KK 4.4.3] OFFICIAL CM11 Nightly
-KERNEL: [CM11]Williams kernel V2


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-CPU: 1.7GHz( QUAD, OC ) TEGRA3 T30L
-RAM: 1GB
-BOARD: Cardhu
-GPU: TEGRA3
-ROM: MULTIBOOT: Xubuntu, ubuntu touch, cm11, Cromi-X, omni, Dirty Unicorns


SONY SW2
-CPU: 200MHZ(SINGLE) QUALCOMM M3
 
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I believe it is a little bit stupid to talk to your watch. It looks kind of ridiculous, i would never do it publicly.
 
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I believe it is a little bit stupid to talk to your watch. It looks kind of ridiculous, i would never do it publicly.
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that's nice cause it would be a bit stupid to suddently start sending English texts to people i know xD so I think i'm going to go for a android wear device possible the moto 360 if it gets released in the next 2 weeks else i'll go for the lg one
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