Razer Nabu smartband will go on sale in North America starting from tomorrow, December 2nd. The device that won the “Best of Consumer Electronic Show” award as “People’s Choice” will initially be available on RazerStore and subsequently select retailers with the price tag of $99.99.
Razer is a gaming hardware company so their smartband goes beyond basic activity and sleep tracking, to include unique band-to-band communication for enhanced multiplayer gaming.
Razer Nabu also delivers notifications like emails, calls, texts, and app alerts from a connected smartphone.The smartband also delivers notifications like emails, calls, texts, and app alerts from a connected smartphone.
The Razer Nabu will be sold in two sizes — small-medium and medium-large — and in four different colors, including green, white, orange and black. Initially, though, only the black model will be available with the others to follow later in the year.
The band is made from certified hypo-allergenic materials, is water-resistant and has a battery life of up to seven days on a full charge. Compatibility wise, it can sing along iPhone 5 and newer, and Android 4.3+ smartphones.
An early batch of 5000 Nabu units will be made available for pre-order via Insider, Razer’s newly launched community platform.