Future Shop Ltd.

Future Shop Ltd.

October 23, 2013 08:33 ET

Futureshop.ca Accepting Pre-Orders for Pebble Smartwatch Beginning October 25

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 23, 2013) -

Editor's note: There is one video and one photo associated with this press release.

Futureshop.ca, Canada's leading online destination for consumer electronics and lifestyle goods, is thrilled to announce it will offer pre-orders for the highly-touted Pebble smartwatch beginning October 25th. Recognized as Kickstarter's most successful campaign to date, Pebbles will retail for $149.99 and are expected to ship mid-November.

"We're ecstatic to offer our customers the opportunity to purchase the Pebble smartwatch in time for the holidays. It will be one of this year's hottest gifts placed under the tree this year and onto customers' wrists," said Phil Johnston, director of portable electronics, musical instruments, Future Shop. "Futureshop.ca is one of only two online destinations authorized to sell the Pebble smartwatch in Canada and we're please to offer pre-orders starting October 25th."

The programmable and waterproof Pebble smartwatch wirelessly connects to Android and iOS devices, and alerts customers of incoming calls, text messages and emails on an e-paper display that makes the screen easy to read even in direct sunlight. There are over 1,000 apps available for download - from customizable watchfaces to fitness apps.

Discover more about the features of the Pebble smartwatch through the video below featuring Johnston:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pt4uM0tX3yg

To view the photo associated with this press release, please visit the following link:

http://www.marketwire.com/library/20131022-906228.jpg

For more information or to pre-order the Pebble smart watch, visit www.futureshop.ca.

About Future Shop

With 140 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online community forum and tech blog called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).

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