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The Montblanc Summit SmartWatch Collection

Marina Milojević | 03.20.17 | 01:23 PM

In 2017, the 110-years-old house of Montblanc introduces its very first smartwatch. The Montblanc Summit, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 processor and Android Wear™ 2.0 operating system, finally takes the Maison's fine watchmaking into the digital era.

Montblanc's premiere high-end smartwatch is announced as a perfect union of traditional fine watchmaking, premium materials, and cutting-edge technology. This luxury smartwatch, with a classic vintage look, gives the feeling of a real mechanical watch on the wrist. Its digital display is covered by a slightly curved sapphire glass, which is a world first in smartwatches.

Montblanc Summit Smartwatch

As Jérôme Lambert, CEO of Montblanc International, explained, in a fast moving world being able to access all kinds of information digitally has become essential. The Montblanc Summit offers the most advanced software and functionalities, without compromising on simplicity and classic design codes of traditional fine timekeeping.

Montblanc Summit Smartwatch

The Montblanc Summit is modeled on the award-winning 1858 collection. The 46mm diameter, embracing the classic watch faces, combines with high quality steel and titanium, as well as contemporary straps.  Compatible with Android and iOS devices, the watch offers a range functions and features including the high-contrast and 1.39” large AMOLED touch-screen display, a microphone for voice commands and a great number of sensors. The watch features a heart rate monitor, and sensors for measuring steps and activities; a gyroscope and a compass; a barometer that can indicate the altitude, and an ambient light sensor that auto-tunes the brightness of the display according to the lighting conditions.

Montblanc Summit Smartwatch

The Montblanc Summit connects via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and features 4GB Flash storage. The watch can be charged via micro USB on a magnetic Montblanc dock. Available in numerous languages, it can access thousands of different apps on the Google Play Store. In addition to this, there are a number of pre-installed apps: Calendar with notifications, the activity-tracking app Runatic, Google play Music app, Google Assistant, Uber and Foursquare for getting around, and a voice activated translator.

Montblanc Summit Smartwatch

The Montblanc Summit’s 46mm case comes in a choice of four different materials and styles: black PVD coated stainless steel, a bi-color stainless steel case with a black PVD coated stainless steel bezel, stainless steel case with satinated finish and a grade 5 titanium case also with satinated finish. The classic watch faces that are a digital representation of the award-winning 1858 collection feature complications like an Automatic with date, Small Second or Chronograph. For those who prefer a sportier look, there is also a TimeWalker Urban Speed watch face with an Automatic date or Chronograph complication. In addition, there is a choice of eight different straps. In total, Montblanc Summit offers more than 300 different style and design combinations

Montblanc Summit Smartwatch

Montblanc Summit will be available from May 2017 with a starting RSP of € 890. Starting from 15,000 EUR, clients have the possibility of designing their very own personalized dial.

Montblanc Summit Smartwatch

Photos courtesy of Montlbanc.

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