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Wearable hybrids prove the bloated smartwatch is one of Silly Valley's biggest mistakes

DropBear Silver badge

The point that smartwatches may or may not be overly powerful does have merit, depending on what exactly one expects from a smartwatch (and frankly I can think of at least some that would warrant all the processing power possible); however insinuating that this is a _price_ problem is beyond ludicrous seeing as how the cost of the smarts itself is effectively zero dollars in anything from a five bucks bracelet all the way to a thousand pound smartphone. Whatever spondulicks you're being mugged for buying your smartwatch, the SoC inside isn't what you're paying for...

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