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January 06, 2014 11:53 ET

YiFang Digital Enters New Wearables Category With NextONE Smartwatch and Wristband Pedometer at CES 2014

NextONE Smartwatch Tracks Every Aspect of Life From Social to Health and Fitness; NextONE Wristband Pedometer Combines Exercise and Social Networking

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2014) - International Consumer Electronics Show -- YiFang Digital, a leading manufacturer of mobile lifestyle products, is entering the wearables category at CES 2014 with a NextONE smartwatch and wristband pedometer. The NextONE smartwatch enhances the smartphone experience by integrating with a user's favorite apps and bringing them to the wrist. The NextONE wristband pedometer tracks daily activity and makes walking more enjoyable by adding social networking to the experience. The NextONE smartwatch and wristband pedometer will be on display at CES 2014 in the YiFang booth, 36237, located in South Hall 4 Upper Level.

"YiFang is excited to launch two products in the wearables category at CES 2014," stated Tina Yu, sales director, YiFang Digital Smart Device Unit. "YiFang is committed to making cutting-edge technology accessible to everyone with appcessories that enhance the smartphone experience. The NextONE smartwatch and wristband pedometer are designed to make a users' life simpler and more enjoyable."

NextONE Smartwatch
The NextONE smartwatch uses the Android 4.1 operating system to create an open architecture system, which allows verified third party applications to be utilized. The smartwatch is customizable to every aspect of a user's life, from communicating with work and friends to health and fitness. The NextONE smartwatch improves the smartphone experience by making the information a user wants most accessible at anytime.

Social Updates On The Go
The NextONE smartwatch syncs with an Apple or Android smartphone using Bluetooth 4.0 smart ready and brings a user's digital social life to their wrist. It syncs contacts and displays incoming call, text message and email alerts (audible or vibration), with the ability to reject or auto-reply to a text. In addition, the NextONE smartwatch lets users stay in touch with their Facebook and Twitter friends directly on the watch screen. It also integrates with verified third party health and fitness apps to allow users to share their achievements on social networks and with fitness buddies.

Health & Fitness Tracking
The NextONE smartwatch lets users generate a health and fitness profile using the NextONE app as a companion to the watch. Users can track their daily steps with the watch's built-in pedometer, as well as input daily calories and exercise goals in the app. It will also offer compatibility with verified third party fitness apps.

The NextONE smartwatch can also act as a remote control for a smartphone, controlling both the camera and music. It has a calendar, calculator, recorder, weather, file manager and clock apps built-in. The smartwatch features a 1.55 inch TFT capacitive touch screen with 240x240 resolution, a 1.0GHz low power MCU, 4GB ROM, 512MB RAM, 290mAh battery, and a built-in microphone.

NextONE Wristband Pedometer
The NextONE wristband pedometer can be worn all day and night to track details about daily activity, including number of steps, distance traveled, calories burned, and overall intensity of the activity through its accelerometer sensor. The NextONE wristband pedometer uses low-energy Bluetooth 4.0 assuring low power consumption, and is compatible with iOS (iPhone 4S and above) and Android systems (Samsung Galaxy S4 or later and BLE-enabled Android tablets).

Daily activity stats are synced automatically over Bluetooth with compatible devices, allowing real-time data to be viewed on the customizable NextONE app. The mobile app dashboard features graphs, charts and tools designed to help user's track their progress, measure goals and understand their overall health and fitness. In addition, data can be shared on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. It features a 40mAh capacity battery and a special interface jack for charging.

Pricing & Availability
The NextONE smartwatch and wristband pedometer will be available Q1 2014 for retail prices of $99.99 and $39.99, respectively. The wristband pedometer is available in blue, green or brown.

About YiFang Digital
YiFang Digital is a leading manufacturer of mobile lifestyle products. Its ongoing product innovation and partnerships set YiFang apart from competitors and provide customers with unique out of box experiences. Its product lines include NextONE wearables, Nexturn home automation, Nextbook Android tablets, and patented APEN digital and touch pens. For additional information regarding YiFang Digital's products please visit www.yifangdigital.com.

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