The Hot smartwatch is a companion smartwatch which is expected to ship in March 2014 to its Kickstarter backers. It calls like a phone (similar to the Galaxy Gear), has text, Email, Facebook, and more. It has all the essential apps like weather, stocks, news, calendar, but doesn't have 3rd party apps like other smartwatches.

The Basics

  • Models: Four models (Basic, Edge, Curve. Classic)
  • Price: $179-$249 retail
  • Type: Companion smartwatch (needs phone for features such as calling, etc)
  • Pre-Ordered Watches will ship in March 2014


  • Speakerphone
  • Voice activated calling and other phone control using your phone’s native voice recognition such as Siri
  • Receive and reply to Messages (SMS, Email, Facebook and Twitter)
  • Music player remote control (for your phone’s native player)
  • Multiple dial faces
  • Automatic fast contacts sync
  • Caller ID
  • Audible and silent vibrating alarms and alerts
  • Pedometer: Record running, walking, steps climbed, calories burned
  • Fall detection with automatic text to emergency number (unless cancelled in 30 seconds)
  • LED illumination
  • Note capture: captures your handwriting on the watch face
  • Tactile vibration feedback
  • HOT Proximity Alerts: Never leave your phone behind and prevent theft
  • Find your phone with remote beep
  • Built-in LED Flashlight (ONLY in Curve)
  • Water Resistant
  • Multi-touch projected capacitive screen (Skim finger above glass to change screens)


Kickstarter Video