462 of 480 people found the following review helpful
Comparison of Pebble's three metal-housed watches: Original Steel, Time Steel, and new Round,
This review is from: Pebble Time Steel Smartwatch for Apple/Android Devices - Black (Wireless Phone Accessory)Comparison: Pebble Steel Smart Watch for iPhone and Android Devices, Pebble Time Steel(this product), and Pebble Time Round 20mm Smartwatch for Apple/Android Devices - Black/Black (Pictured below: Original with black band, Time Steel in yellow gold w/red band and Round in rose gold w/pearl white band)
I have access to all three Pebbles: I own the Time Steel and the new Round and my roommate has the Original, so I'm comparing them here:
Look and Feel: The Pebble Round looks most like a watch, coming in at just smaller than the Timex Weekender. It's really light and comfortable, no heavier than a Swatch. There's a cool, chunky retro feel to the Original Steel, but... Read more
108 of 115 people found the following review helpful
Works great with my iPhone 6+,
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This review is from: Pebble Time Steel Smartwatch for Apple/Android Devices - Black (Wireless Phone Accessory)I love my Pebble Time Steel! I originally purchased a regular Pebble Steel but quickly realized that it's really annoying to receive the notifications and not be able to reply to them. I purchased the Pebble Time Steel to solve that problem and haven't regretted the purchase yet.
Features I use most:
- Voice Reply: My biggest gripe was not being able to reply on the Pebble Steel. Pebble has now partnered with AT&T so that iPhone users on the carrier can use the reply functionality to reply to texts. Previously, only Android users could do this since Apple's iOS software does not allow Pebble access to send messages. This workaround through AT&T is a huge win for qualified users (AT&T post paid accounts) and it sounds like Pebble is working with other carriers to allow them similar functionality. I now have the ability to receive a text message on my watch, speak a voice reply, and it gets translated to text for me to review before sending. The voice translation... Read more
226 of 241 people found the following review helpful
Great Update to the Original,
This review is from: Pebble Time Steel Smartwatch for Apple/Android Devices - Black (Wireless Phone Accessory)I have been using my Pebble Time Steel for 3-4 weeks now and I really like it. Is it perfect? No. Does it do everything I need it to? Yes.
What I wanted in a smartwatch was time, battery life, notifications, and something that looked a bit more mature compared to the original Pebble. This new Pebble Time Steel is exactly what I wanted. It was simple to setup with my iPhone 6 and setup watch faces right away. Instantly I am getting all of my text notifications through my watch.
Starting with the new look, lets get the elephant in the room out of the way. Yes, it has a big bezel. It doesn't bother me personally as all of my notifications are easily read in all lighting conditions. Sure I think it would have been awesome to have more screen and less bezel but for the Pebble Time Steel specifically, I think it looks great and it's not something I think about at all. Getting past the bezel the black version is nicely coated in more of a gun metal steel... Read more