Sony has today made an announcement that is definitely not a surprise to us, in order to create and fund a brand new smartwatch, the company announced that it would be launching a concept watch on a Japanese crowdfunding website.

Called the Sony Wena Watch, it is a traditional looking watch but with a number of not so traditional features, including NFC in-built for mobile payments and Bluetooth to allow for a connection with a smartphone to get notifications of incoming calls and messages on the watch.

The watch will notify you of these via both a vibration motor and an LED light. It also features a battery that is said to last up to a week and is encased in a waterproof housing.

It doesn’t have a touchscreen display however.

Sony is currently investigating how many versions of the watch they should create and has listed details for “Chronograph” and “Three Hands” versions in black or silver.

You can check out the video below for a quick look, and hit up the source link for more information.

Source: Sony

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