Tag Heuer Link Smartphone

Tag Heuer outs $6,700 Link Phone for those who like alligator skin with their Froyo and it will ship with Android 2.2 and sport a 3.5-inch touchscreen covered in that ultra tough Gorilla Glass. Tag Heuer Link Phone is a darling clunker of a handset festooned with steel, 18K rose gold, or titanium, topped off with leather, alligator- and lizard-skin, rubber and diamond accents, a medley that’ll set you back no less than €4,700 ($6,712)………


Link Smart Phone is the second major mobile phone from Tag Heuer and it will run Android and be tough as nails according to Tag Heuer. One major complaint many people have about super high-end phones (aside from the obvious complaints) is that they are no more or less durable that normal phones. Drop many of them and bye-bye to telecom investment. Tag Heuer goes into great detail discussing how it is water-tight, fully air-sealed, shock-resistant, and used some type of a hard material over the screen called Gorilla Glass. The case itself can be had in steel, 18k rose gold, and titanium. Trim includes rubber, alligator, leather and other materials. Link Tag Heuer timepieces, the Link Smart Phone has a crown on the side of it. Most luxury phones are pretty limited in terms of their functionality, but Tag Heuer really wanted to make sure that the Link offered the experience more demanding clientele would want – so being an Android powered device is a good idea. While it does ship with the older Android 2.2, that will likely be upgraded down the line.


On top of the base OS, Tag Heuer is said to throw in a bunch of goodies that will be anything from special ring tones to pictures and internal memory is scant at 256 megs, but the memory card that is included has 8 gigs. Though it is going to cost more that the starting price of 4,700 Euros. Unlike anything else on the luxury market, the TAG Heuer LINK is a high-performance machine of unprecedented functionality. Extreme reliability and robustness are guaranteed through a battery of quality tests well exceeding industry standards. Stand out features include lightning-fast connectivity, 16-million color screen resolution, a large 3.5’-inch display, a high-definition 5-mega-pixel auto-focus camera, 11 hours of music play time and through its avant-garde Android operating system, download access to over 250,000 applications.  It also comes fully loaded with a host of TAG Heuer add-ons: customized screen designs,widgets, animations, wallpapers, icons and ring tones. The TAG Heuer LINK is instantly recognizable as a top-end TAG Heuer product, avant-gardeboth for its ergonomic design and its very contemporary elegance. Motion, purity, curve, precision, a shimmering dynamism in its form and silhouette these are its signature values.


The luxury handset is composed of classic watch components and cutting-edge technology. Fully shockproof, the body is engineered like the case of a TAG Heuer watch. As airtight and locked-down as a strong box, it provides full protection of the precious contents your videos, photos, files and data signature TAG Heuer references include the screws on the handset’s reinforced chassis, which echo those on the casebacks of TAG Heuer chronographs. The unique autolock system on the side, which gives quick access to the SIM card, the connection port and the memory card, sports the TAG Heuer’s shield in black lacquer and looks like a classic TAG Heuer timepiece crown. Luxuriously crafted and detailed, the TAG Heuer LINK incorporates the most prestigious materials and advanced components in the watchmaking and automotive worlds, including black PVD, diamonds and rose gold. The mirror-polished and fine-brushed stainless steel is premium grade surgical 316L, corrosion-resistant and hypoallergenic. The big display front is made from visually stunning, lightweight and highly damage-resistant Gorilla glass. The exclusive, hand-worked coverings are in calfskin, alligator or lizard. Every material, precious stone and exotic skin or leather is sourced within the strictest industry standards. sealed in its interior. Exclusively launched in TAG Heuer retailers in July 2011, the TAG Heuer LINK is the essential work hard/play instrument, ideal for business and entertainment. Like thewatchmaking heritage that inspires it, it delivers avant-garde luxury with uncompromisingstrength, precision and reliability.


Full Spec List:

  • Main characteristics
    • Size: 118mm (H) x 67mm (W) x 16.6mm (D)
    • OS: Android 2.2
    • Form factor: Bar type touch screen
    • Weight: 200 grams (battery included)
    • 3G Talk time: 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Stand by time: up to 330hrs (~14 days)
    • Battery included: Li-lon 1400mAh
  • Messaging
    • SMS / MMS / Email (Predictive Text Input XT9)
    • Image formats supported: JPEG / GIF / BMP
    • Sound formats supported: MP3 / AAC / AAC+ / RA / WMA
  • Connectivity
    • Stereo Bluetooth
    • AGPS, Wifi, WAPI
    • Compatible with any SIM card
  • Radio
    • Edge & HSUPA (3G)
    • 4 Band GSM/Tri Band WCDMA
  • Music / Photo & Video
    • Internal memory: 256 MB
    • Memory card: 8GB
    • Music play time: 11 hours
  • Photo & Video
    • LCM Screen: TFT 3.5”
    • Screen resolution: 800*480 pixels – 16 millions of colors
    • 5 Mega Pixel Camera Auto Focus
    • Video player and recorder
  • Applications
    • Android Market with up to 250 000 applications such as:
    • Adobe Flash Reader
    • Google Search, Google Maps
    • GMail , You Tube , E-Blogger
  • Phone Materials
    316L Stainless steel, Gold, Diamonds, Black PVD, Titanium, Rubber, Calfskin leather,
    Carbon leather, Alligator and Lizard
  • Price
    An entry price of 4700€.



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