The new Lenovo VIBE Band VB10 is a smartwatch that take inspiration more from Pebble than today's lineup of Android Wear devices. The VIBE Band VB10 spots an E Ink display, tracks your movement, displays basic notifications from a connected Android smartphone and can be submerged in 3 feet of water for up 30 minutes. PhoneDog got a first-look hands-on opportunity at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. Does the VB10 look like a device you would buy?
At CES 2015, the Lenovo Vibe Band VB10 was seen and made available for people to take a look at. The watch comes equipped with an E Ink display and a battery life of up to 7 days. It also comes with some watch face options that can easily be picked out by the user, depending on his preference.
The first menu is a fitness menu where steps can be counted and the calorie count can be seen.
The next menu is a social menu where notifications for texts, Twitter, Facebook, email, and missed calls can be checked.
The third menu is for the quick settings. The VIBE Band VB10 comes with a Find menu wherein lost phones can easily be found by pressing on the screen. The phone will ring and the user can start looking for it.
The watch has received IP 7 rating, which means it can be submerged in water for up to 1 meter for 3 minutes. It can also be worn in the shower.
With the Lenovo VIBE Band VB10’s comfortable band, the watch sits easily and comfortably on the wrist.