It is not the first time that the brand Louis Vuitton it gives itself to smartwatches, nor to connected devices in general, but Tambour Horizon Light Up presented at CES in Las Vegas, however, it attracts attention, either for its technical and aesthetic characteristics or for its price: $ 3,300.
Thus, after Tambour Horizon V2, the French Maison of the third richest man in the world (Bernard Arnault, owner of the LVMH group) brings to the market the first Louis Vuitton smartwatch without Wear OS. A mix of fashion and technology, just as the first smartwatch of the French brand wanted to be, which dates back to four and a half years ago. Needless to point out the use of exclusive material for the case, entirely made of stainless steel with the sapphire crystal that protects the 1.2-inch display, ready to light up when notifications are received through 24 small LEDs integrated under the ring that surrounds the dial.
Platform-based Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 4100, Tambour Horizon Light Up is equipped with the proprietary operating system. Whether it is a good choice or not, the market will tell us over the next few months, the fact is that buyers will not be able in this way to access various functions and services of the Mountain View ecosystem, starting with Google Pay. However, there is an alternative, and it is Alipay. However, there is no lack of essential services, such as receiving notifications, health monitoring (steps, heart rate), weather, and the section My trip with the guides of some cities edited directly by Louis Vuitton.
- case: 42mm in stainless steel
- sapphire crystal to protect the display and the back of the case
- display: 1.2 “AMOLED touch 390×390, 327ppi
- resistance: up to 30 meters
- mobile platform: Qualcomm Snapdragon 4100
- memory: 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal
- optical sensor for detecting the heartbeat
- battery: 1-day autonomy
Tambour Horizon Light Up is already available on the market a $ 3,300. But be careful: if you prefer matte black and brown models, you will need to add an additional $ 300.