Hope you enjoyed your weekend of fun and games!
Three updates today:
- Chinese notification support
- A brief update on production
- Official size and weight specs
Chinese character support coming to Pebble Time
Pebble Time 中文字体支持
We’re super excited to announce plans to include full support for displaying notifications in Chinese on Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel.
我们很高兴地宣布，Pebble Time以及Pebble Time Steel 将全面支持中文消息推送和显示。
Soon after Pebble Time begins shipping in May, Chinese-reading backers will be able to read notifications received on their Pebble in both Traditional and Simplified Chinese. This long-requested feature has been the result of many months of hard work by our Pebble firmware team.
For Chinese-reading owners of Pebble or Pebble Steel, you can start receiving notifications in Chinese today! Full details of the Chinese notification beta program can be found on our blog.
Full speed ahead!
The Pebble team has been on the ground at our manufacturing facility for the last few weeks working out final details for the production process.
Early production test runs are already taking place on a regular basis. We’ve received a number of test units back from the factory and they're looking great! These units are going through extensive environmental and quality test procedures, as well as software test routines.
This week, Pebble's industrial design team is on location visiting vendors and working through finishing touches on Pebble Time. The photo above shows the latest iteration, which includes the final texture on a Pebble Time case.
We'll be sure to post a full set of photos before we send out surveys asking for your final color choices.
Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel specs
We've received a lot of requests for size and weight specifications. Without further ado, here they are:
- Case dimensions: 40.5mm L × 37.5mm W × 9.5mm T (including lugs, length: 47mm)
- Band width: 22mm
- Weight: 42.5g (including standard band)
Pebble Time Steel
- Case dimensions: 40.5mm L × 37.5mm W × 10.5mm T (including lugs, length: 47mm)
- Band width: 22mm
- Weight: 62.3g (with leather band), 116.3g (with metal band)
That's it for today. Thanks again! We'll have another update coming your way soon.
Team Pebble <3