Louis Vuitton expands its smartwatch offering with the new Tambour Horizon Light Up, the third generation of the smartwatch since the fashion house debuted its first model five years ago.
Now running on a customized operating system (instead of Google Wear OS) the new series is the first of the brand’s smartwatches to feature pushers on either side of the crown. The pushers are meant to enhance access to various functions and shortcuts.
The enhanced functionality creates what Louis Vuitton calls “never-see-before levels of customization and personalization.”
The 44mm Tambour Horizon Light Up now also features an eye-catching wraparound curved sapphire glass screen that will display colorful, active notifications using a new set of twenty-four LED lights.
Now with an ‘always on’ display, the watch gives users quick access to any of eight dial configurations, all of which offer personalized color and font options. Look for additional face designs to reflect holidays, seasons and even fashion shows.
Louis Vuitton equips the new watch with an ‘all-day battery’ that can be affected with one of four efficiency modes aimed at reducing or expanding the watch’s animation or battery consumption level.
As one of the world’s top leather fashion houses, Louis Vuitton will offer Tambour Horizon Light Up users access to what the brand calls its “vast and colorful world” of straps.
At its launch, Louis Vuitton will include three watch case options: polished steel, matte black and the Louis-Vuitton’s historic matte brown.
Prices: Steel version – $3,450 (steel with rubber strap), $4,100 (matte black & matte brown with rubber strap).
Specifications: Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up
Case: 44mm x 13.2mm steel covered in sapphire glass front and back. Thirty meters of water resistance.
Display: 1.2-inch AMOLED touch screen, display resolution: 390×390-pixels (327 ppi)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100, 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM, pedometer, optical heart sensor.
Average battery life: 1 day under normal conditions of use (LEDs usage included)
Sensors: heart rate monitor, microphone, accelerometer, gyroscope and ambient light sensor
Actuator: vibration sensor
Compatibility: Android 9.0+, iOS 14+ and HarmonyOS 2.0+
Connectivity: Wi-Fi (802.11 B/G/N), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC • MFi-certified • Micro-processor: Snapdragon Wear 4100 • Memory: 1GB RAM – 8 GB Flash
Features and Functions
Exclusive Louis Vuitton watch faces
– Travel (flight/train/hotel) plans and boarding information
– Louis Vuitton City Guides
– Heart rate, calendar, steps, weather, air quality index
– Notifications - Overview of latest notifications from
the user’s phone
Four user modes (Blossom, Explorer, Submarine, Saver)
- – Connectivity status (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®)
- – Battery level
- – Find my phone
- – Alarm, timer & stopwatch
- – Remote for smartphone’s camera
- – Alipay (contactless payment from the watch)
- – Calls management
- – Music playback management
- – Other settings of the watch (second time zone, notifications settings, security, system updates).