The New Smartwatch by Marc Jacobs

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by VERGE Staff | Fashion and Accessories | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Marc Jacobs continues to shape the boundaries of American fashion, launching the brand’s first touchscreen smartwatch into its growing line of wearables. The Riley is currently available in both traditional analog watch and hybrid smartwatch styles. 

In keeping with the spirit of Marc Jacobs, the smartwatch blends design and accessibility. A polished case surrounds a stunning 1.19-inch AMOLED display – with an ambient sensor to enhance battery life – that is juxtaposed with a silicone strap, making it super versatile, from workday to working out. A variety of customizable watch faces – from digital to retro to quirky – further enhance the individuality and expressive qualities that Marc Jacobs customers have come to love.

The Marc Jacobs Riley touchscreen smartwatch also offers the following seven features:

KEEP IN TOUCH: Receive important calls, texts and other alerts directly to your wrist.

EXPRESS YOURSELF: Change the dials based on your mood, outfit or event with a variety of customizable watch faces — over 1,000 combinations are available.

LISTEN UP: Take control of your favorite tracks right from the watch with easy access to your music library.

STAY ACTIVE: Keep track of your on-the-go life with Google Fit – it tracks your daily activity, calories burned, and distance traveled so you can stay on top of your goals.

BE IN THE KNOW: Call up your Google Assistant by pressing the crown or saying "Hey Google;" ask about the weather, set a reminder for an upcoming event, or open an app.

CONNECT: Download third-party apps through the on-watch Google Play™ Store.

WIRELESS CHARGING: A magnetic wireless puck charges your touchscreen smartwatch in three hours and keeps it charged for up to 24 hours (based on usage).

The touchscreen smartwatches are available in three styles: a gold-tone case with a white silicone strap; a rose gold-tone case with a taupe silicone strap; and a black case with a black silicone strap.  The Riley touchscreen smartwatch is compatible with both iOS® and Android™ phones, powered with the Wear OS by Google™ smartwatch platform, and equipped with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 processor. The smartwatch connects to your phone via Bluetooth technology and offers user-friendly notifications and messaging, downloadable third-party apps, and help from your Google Assistant. 

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Source and photo courtesy of Marc Jacobs. 


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