The French fashion house Louis Vuitton has expanded its smartwatch portfolio with a new model called Tambour Horizon Light Up. In contrast to the last two generations of smartwatches in the product range, the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up does without Google’s Wear OS and instead runs on a specially developed operating system. The smartwatch also features a dial ring with LED lights for notifications. Specifications of the Tambour Horizon Light Up include Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC and a dedicated heart rate monitor.
Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up Price, availability
Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up starts at $ 3,300 for the polished steel variant, while the matte black and matte brown models start at $ 3,600 for the polished steel version. ) as reported by CNET. The smartwatch is available worldwide through Louis Vuitton’s local websites and retail stores.
Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up Specifications, Features
The Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up, introduced last month, is the third generation smartwatch from the fashion house. The new model is the first in the series to feature snaps on either side of the crown, touted to increase the functionality of the watch. The crown itself can be rotated to change the dial. Users can also use the top pusher to access Shuffle mode and watch face configuration settings, while the bottom pusher acts as a shortcut button to activate a specific app.
The Tambour Horizon Light Up also features the signature Louis Vuitton Monogram ring above the edge of the display, on which 24 LED lights are available to notify users of notifications. The built-in lights light up in a dancing kaleidoscope of colors when the clock is activated or received a notification to create a fascinating animation effect in the dark.
Similar to various high-end smartwatches available on the market, the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up has an always-on display function. The smartwatch’s proprietary operating system also comes with eight dial configurations. Users also have customizations, including the ability to add their own initials with their choice of color and font.
The operating system also includes four modes to suit different needs and uses. Namely, these are Blossom, Explorer, Submarine and Saver.
In terms of specifications, the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up has a 1.2-inch full-round AMOLED display with a resolution of 390 x 390 pixels and a pixel density of 320 ppi. The display is protected by a sapphire crystal. In addition, the watch is powered by the Snapdragon Wear 4100, along with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of onboard storage.
The sensors on board the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up include a heart rate monitor, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, and an ambient light sensor. The luxury smartwatch also offers functions such as a “My Day” function, with which you can track your heart rate, your calendar, your steps, the weather and the air quality index. There is also a “My Trip” feature so you can have your travel plans ready and get boarding information right on your wrist.
The connectivity options of the Tambour Horizon Light Up include Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth v4.2 and NFC. The smartwatch is compatible with devices running at least Android 9.0, iOS 14 and HarmonyOS 2.0. It is also MFi (Made for iPhone) certified.
Louis Vuitton claims the Tambour Horizon Light Up delivers a day of normal use on a single charge.
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