HP’s new smartwatch actually looks good

By Aaron Souppouris

Fashion designer Michael Bastian is partnering with HP and retailer Gilt to sell a smartwatch this fall. Described by Gilt as a “Michael Bastian smartwatch engineered by Hewlett-Packard,” the timepiece couples a circular face with a fairly aggressive sporty design. Although its shape bears a small resemblance to the Moto 360 smartwatch, its 44mm face is far more inline with traditional watches than Motorola’s. It’ll launch with a selection of straps in brown leather, black rubber, and green nylon. The watch will be compatible with both Android and iOS, and will be able to receive notifications for things like emails, texts, and sports updates. It’ll also offer music controls and display weather forecasts. Given how basic its function set…

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: HP’s new smartwatch actually looks good

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