At MWC 2015 this week HTC announced their first wearable device, called the HTC Grip it is a GPS sports watch, designed to be used in the most challenging of activities, but still designed for performance.
The wearable is also IP57 rated, making it great to wear in the rain, but not so great for underwater activities.
There’s also an 1.8 inch OLED touchscreen display that has a 32 x 160 pixel resolution, and can be used to display a range of controls, and display information.
That said it is only aimed for use with tracking your exercise and steps, alongside control your connected phone, allowing you to change music and other apps like a stopwatch, timer and the weather.
The watch can also be used to track your sleep, and it can be paired with a heart rate monitor, to track your heart rate too.
Underneath there’s also an clip that can be used to increase the size of the band and charge the device, once charged the watch will provide 5 hours of GPS tracking, or 2.5 days in total normally.
The HTC Grip is compatible with both Android and iOS and is expected to launch some time in late Spring for $199. Initially it will be launched in the US only.