A leaked photo is circulating online showing that Meta Platforms could be working on its first-ever smartwatch. At the recent Connect 2021 event, Facebook changed its name to Meta. The company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg opened up about the project saying that Meta will bring the company’s technologies and apps, all under a single company brand.
Zuckerberg said that Meta will leave no stone unturned to revitalize the metaverse, that the company will focus mainly on helping those who want to grow their businesses, discover new communities and connect with other people. immediately after the announcement, new information about the new products surfaced on the web. The first Meta smartwatch has also found its way to the internet on a leaked render.
The projected Meta Smartwatch will have a rounded display with a front-mounted camera. The screen and case of the device it’s slightly curved towards the and the front shooter is placed on the bottom of the screen. The right edge houses a control button.
The watch apparently has a detachable and interchangeable wrist strap. The watch case seems to house a button at the top. The presence of the front-mounted camera suggests that the watch will support video conferencing. The rounded corners of the watch appear to have an unvarying bezel on all four sides.
We must remember that none of the rival products including the Apple Watch comes with a camera. As a result, the Meta Smartwatch will stand out from the competition in the smartwatch space.
The Meta Smartwatch will see the light of the day in 2022. Aside from that, earlier leaks suggest that the company is currently working on a wearable with a dual-camera setup. Some reports even claim that the company is gearing up to unveil three generations of smartwatches. Meta is collaborating with leading US wireless carriers to offer seamless LTE connectivity support. Consumers will be able to choose between gold, black and white color options. The watch could retail for around USD 400.