The year 2017 marks a special milestone for the Swiss based brand Gc. As the watch brand enters the third decade of its existence it also enters the innovative smartwatch world in introducing a series of watches for men and women powered by Android Wear, Google’s latest update to their smartwatch platform. Known for its remarkable designs with infinite attention to detail, high quality standards and a style always in tune with the latest trends, the new smartwatch collection embraces all the Gc signature codes and offers a truly Smart Luxury experience, its technology allowing the wearer to adapt easily to all occasions and enjoy life at best.
Travelling, living, getting information, connecting – the Gc Connect smartwatch provides the best in style and ultimate performance. The watch brand joined forces with the recognised Android Wear platform and the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 processor for the next-generation wearables.
The Gc Connect enables the user to use a wide range of new touch screen functions thanks to the system-on-a-chip (SoC) interactive touch screen experience. These functions include an advanced fitness tracking, downloading the favourite apps directly from the on-watch Google Play™ Store, to improved messaging with updated input methods (handwriting recognition, keyboard, Smart Reply) powered by Google’s machine learning technology. In addition, users can reply to a message, set a reminder, or ask for directions by holding the power button or saying “Ok Google”.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, especially designed to support new and enhanced wearable experiences for consumers, includes an always-on connectivity with low power usage for a long battery life.
COMBINING STYLE WITH COMPUTING INTELLIGENCE – THE SMARTEST OF LUXURIES
Customizable watch faces with three complication counters and interchangeable straps allow fashion-savvy consumers to adapt their watch look to every occasion of their life and stay connected in style at all times, with hundreds of personalised combinations.
Gc CONNECT FOR MEN
Gc’s first connect watch is a sleek architectural model, based on its successful Gc Structura style. With polished and brushed case details and a smooth polished calibrated ceramic bezel, it is a stylish and imposing timepiece. Adaptable to different outfits and moments of life, the Gc Connect is the perfect companion for men seeking chic looks combined with the practicality of a smartwatch. Different digital dial designs with a structured look range from sporty carbon fibre to elegant classic sunray. These smartwatches also offer interchangeable straps for a truly individual look: sumptuous high-tech ceramic with rose gold (PVD) or polished steel link bracelet, a more classic croco-embossed leather strap, a soft sporty embossed silicone band, or a brushed and polished stainless steel bracelet.
Gc CONNECT FOR LADIES
The ladies styles are based on the ladies Gc Structura watch design, available in two different case colours: two-tone polished steel and rose gold (PVD) or all rose gold (PVD). Interchangeable straps permit customization of the smartwatch to fit the mood or any outfit with a two-tone or rose gold (PVD) bracelet for an elegant everyday look, a croco-embossed leather strap for a more dressy appeal or a soft silicone strap for a sporty casual chic allure. Added to this is an exciting collection of digital dials with a sparkling diamond effect design, a python print and a mesmerising mosaic mother-of-pearl, make for a truly outstanding look.
• Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 processor
• Powered by Android Wear 2.0
• Watch faces: Custom Complications & Mix-and-match of design and app data
• Messaging: Advanced input methods – handwriting recognition, keyboard, Smart Reply
• Fitness: Enhanced Google Fit experience, and your favorite apps
• On-watch Google Play™ Store: Download and use apps directly on the watch
• Google™ Assistant built-in: Ask questions and get help, even when your hands are full