The original crowd-sourced Pebble grows up with an all-metal steel body and numerous improvements. The Pebble Steel is available in black matte or brushed stainless for a price of $200.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Amazing battery life
The Pebble Steel will be able to last from 5-7 days of regular use, which is fantastic for a smart watch.
Pro Premium feel
The all-metal steel body is a serious improvement over the the plastic body of the original. Fortunately the Pebble Steel's new metal body doesn't make it uncomfortable either.
Pro Works with multiple OSs
The Pebble is fully compatible with iOS and Android.
Pro Visible in bright sunlight
The E-clear paper display makes the screen easily glance-able even in bright light.
Pro Built in silent alarm clock
Pebble Steel's silent alarm clock works through vibration. This feature is especially useful for couples when only one person needs to be woken up.
The Pebble Steel can withstand up to 5 atmospheres of pressure or depths of 50 meters. This feature ensures that Pebble Steel can be worn in the shower, for a swim, or in the rain.
Pro Emoji support
Pro Comes with two interchangeable watchbands
The Pebble Steel comes with two watch bands: a black leather band and another made of metal links. The Pebble Steel is also compatible with most 22m watch bands.
Con Limited to 8 apps at a time
With 8mb available space, the Pebble Steel has double the storage space of the original Pebble, but the amount of space offered is still extremely limited compared to other options.
Con No touchscreen, camera, or a microphone
No Touchscreen limits the abilities of the Pebble's app market. No camera, microphone, or color screen means no video chats on your watch. Lastly no microphone means no talking to your watch. Although this doesn't mean the Pebble Steel doesn't have a lot of useful features.
Con Seemingly high price ($200) for a black and white watch
The Pebble Steel is $100 more than the original Pebble with no real internal upgrades. But the design will make it worth the price for many.