Pebble Watch Frequently Asked Questions with AnswersWhat is the Pebble Watch?
It's a customizable wrist watch, with downloadable watchfaces and internet-connected apps. The Pebble connects to iPhone and Android smartphones using Bluetooth. It can alert the wearer with a silent vibration to display incoming calls, emails and messages. It can display information from apps running on either the Pebble itself or on a smart phone.
The official product web page is http://getpebble.comWhat are the technical specs?
144 x 168 pixel display black and white e-paper
Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR and 4.0 (Low Energy)
3 axis accelerometer with gesture detectionHow long does the battery last?
The battery is specified to last more than 7 days.How does it get charged? Can I charge it from my phone?
The product ships with an unique USB cable. The Pebble is charged using your computer or any wall USB charger. Most phones do not charge other devices so they cannot charge the Pebble Watch.What kind of screen?
The screen is 144x168 Black & White E-Paper Display. It is capable of refreshing 30 times per second.No color?
The screen is black and white. This is a high contrast screen that is easily viewable in daylight and very fugal with battery power.Is it have a backlight?
The Pebble is backlit for viewing at night.Is it waterproof?
Pebble is water resistant enough to go swimming. It can be fully submerged in water. The manufacturer has not yet released information on the actual certification level (3ATM, 5ATM, etc).Will it connect to my phone?
The Pebble connects with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S running iOS 5 or any iPod Touch with iOS 5. Android devices running OS 2.3 and up including Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Pebble does not work with Blackberry, Windows Phone 7, or Palm phones at this time.How does it connect to my phone?
Pebble connects by Bluetooth to your iPhone or Android device. Apps are transmitted to the Pebble using the phone app. All software updates are wirelessly transmitted to your Pebble via the phone app. Does it use BT4.0?
The Pebble has both Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR and 4.0 (Low Energy). The range is approximately 30 meters.Does it have WiFi?
The Pebble does not have WiFi.Can it be used without a phone?
It is possible to use the Pebble without a connection to a phone. Data and apps are transmitted to and from the watch via Bluetooth but most apps can function without an active connection.Does it make alarm sounds?
It does not make any sounds (other than the sound of its vibrating motor).Can the watch band be replaced?
Yes, Pebble is designed to fit most 22mm watch bands.What does it cost?
The current pre-order price is $150 USD, direct from the manufacture for the second production run to be released next year. Follow this link