Pebble debuts new polished gold or silver options for the Time Round

To celebrate reaching over $11 million USD in its latest Kickstarter campaign, Pebble has released two new colours for its Time Round smartwatch.

Pebble’s range of smartwatches might (up until now) have traded in beauty for brains, but in the wake of raking in over $11 million USD in a new Kickstarter campaign for the Time 2, Pebble 2 and Pebble Core, the company has now debuted two new colour options for its attractive Time Round wearable.
The Time Round lineup will be joined by two new colours; namely polished gold or silver. Both new variations are expected to ship later this year for $199 USD. Pebble’s steel-cased models have further dropped to just $149 USD.
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Both new colour options will be sold in limited qualities, and consumers interested in purchasing either the silver or polished gold options can pledge on Kickstarter here.
The Time Round forms the more attractive but less powerful end of Pebble’s lineup; trading in a week long battery life for a circular dial and greatly reduced width. While Android Wear might now offer both iOS and Android support, Pebble’s offerings were – for a great amount of time – the most adaptable smartwatch to use on either platform.
Most recently, the company unveiled its new Core module, which takes the form of a small square which is designed to attach to a keyring or bike. The Core is aimed at runners with GPS and a 3G modem for tracking location and streaming Spotify playlists on the go.
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What are your thoughts on Pebble’s new Time Round colour options? Would you purchase either the silver or polished gold model over the likes of an Android Wear device or an Apple Watch? Be sure to let us know your opinion in the comments below!
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