Pebble vs Swimmo Comparison

It’s wonderful that so many big players on smart things market is taking interest (somewhat…) in swimmers and swimming geeks who also want to belong to smartwatch family.  Another smartwatch producer who enters swimming pools is Pebble.


Pebble like Swimmo was a project on Kickstarter and had enormous success there. As a matter of fact both of their campaigns are in top 5 of biggest successes in the history of Kickstarter. Pebble might be perfect for most of your everyday activities but we’d never say that at any point Pebble will try to be a smartwatch for swimmers…


In a way, using Pebble in swimming pool is a bit like being at our meetings with R&D and designers minus the fixes and solutions. Every difficulty and 'showstopper’ we’ve experienced and fixed is part of Pebble’s problems:

  • it’s hard to be water-proof
  • multiple buttons cause swimmers not to use the watch EVER when they’re in the swimming pool
  • what works great during a walk might not work at all during a training session in the water
  • low precision of measurements or being simply confused was the main problem during the tests with Pebble

It’s obvious that part of making Swimmo the best experience for swimmers was to minimize and remove all those problems from our design and even early prototypes of our smartwatch in some respects where superior just because of our focus on water sports:

  • high class, water-proof device that can spend hours with you in the water
  • ZERO buttons with revolutionary patent pending technology – Rotate&Tap
  • build with water in mind from the beginning without adapting for example the solutions from watches for runners
  • precise and easy to read measurements where one of the results of our design philosophy

Even if you’re not afraid you might drown an expensive piece of electronics you’ll still not getting much useful info by the fact of wearing it in the water.

This is why we’ve decide  at the very beginning to do less things but make sure we do it as good or better as the top players on this market.

If you like what you see and want to know more about Swimmo, pre-order it today – it’s just one click away.



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  • Lap and Distance Counting

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  • PaceKeeper™ Mode

    Set your goal and swim at a predefined pace. Smart vibrations will tell you when you need to speed up or slow down.

  • Heart Rate Monitoring

    Stay in your chosen heart rate zone and burn calories more effectively. Smart vibrations will let you know when you need to push yourself harder or slow your pace down.

  • Real-Time Haptic Feedback

    Swimmo communicates specific actions via unique vibration frequencies.

  • Custom Workout Goals

    Using Swimmo App you can quickly create your own training goals that are best suited for you and your needs. Sync them wirelessly to Swimmo watch from your smartphone.

  • Training History
    (Swim Logbook)

    Simple charts and detailed views of the training sessions are always with you in a dedicated mobile app for Android and iOS.

  • High-Precision Calorie Counter

    Advanced algorithms based on pulse deliver more accurate data about calories you’ve burned.

  • Rotate&Tap™ Technology

    Designed to be easy to use in the water. You don’t need to press any buttons to use your Swimming Training Watch. Simply rotate your wrist and tap the screen to gain full control over your watch.

  • Swimming Community

    Share your swim data with your friends via Facebook and other fitness apps. Compete, compare, and cheer each other on.

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