The Rufus Cuff Smartwatch

Announcements of smart watches rain. These days notice The Rufus Cuff, which is little more than watch. Walk the path of Pebble, because it is a startup offering that collects microfinance Indiegogo. This cool LED watch is presented by Centralledwatch to buyers with:

The Rufus Cuff Smartwatch

  • 3-inch widescreen display with a resolution (400×240)
  • Processor Texas Instruments Coretx A8
  • 16GB memory data
  • 2 or 4GB of RAM
  • Battery 1000 mAh
  • Microphone
  • Camera
  • Loudspeaker
  • Web browser without limitation in functions (supports video)
  • Voice commands
  • GPS
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Full-size keyboard
  • Vibration
  • Fitness apps
  • Full Google Play store with all applications.


Smarton full-featured (and full-size May) wrist. The creators of Rufus Labs called him communicator wrist (Wrist Communicator), but these dimensions can easily be renamed “DOMINATOR” wrist. Its principle of operation offers connection (and manage next) with the Android (working with Google Now) or the iPhone (works with Siri) in Bluetooth (4.0) for the use of mobile data, making phone calls, video calls, use an SMS. At the same time there is Wifi capabilities and a full version of the Android (the Open the Source the Android, KitKat the Kernel), which makes a backup device for communication. The creators promise dust and vodoustoichivost and expect to meet and IPX7 standard. For the beauty of the product is made ​​for replacement of silicone bracelets with different colors of the same, and soon will offer leather (upholstered) options. It is possible to wear on both hands. Conceived and some software is “customization” because it appealed to developers to visit the official site and offer their specialized applications. An interesting detail is the refusal of the people of Rufus Labs use smartwatch version of Android Wear, because they wanted to give users the full version of Android with its rich ecosystem.

The project seeks funding IndieGoGo and almost achieved the desired amount. If the idea does not seem absurd you can invest 249 dollars (minimum option for assistance/ investment/purchase of 1 piece). According to the information of the initiative, things are in the process of starting production, making patents organizing parts “final polishing” on the main board, smoothing the interface. Deliveries are promising for since September 2014., And the price of a normal market is planned around 325-350 dollars.

The Rufus Cuff Functions

It is difficult to predict whether a device with similar physical parameters would have success, but it is good that the market of ‘portable’ hi-tech gadgets have diversity and opinions. Many things announce, yet few have actually done.