Would You Buy This Touch ’n Go Smartwatch?
Gone are the days where watches only tell time. Watches today are capable of many things like monitoring your heart rate and even your sleeping patterns.
Samsung, LG and Apple have released their range of smartwatches in recent years.
Joining in the smartwatch market is local smart card operator Touch 'n Go that launched its flagship smartwatch - the TimeTraveller - on 3 June, Friday
The TimeTraveller is the first contactless payment watch in Malaysia that incorporates unique Touch ‘n Go features with payment and reload facilities. In other words, you can pay for things with this watch!
Much like ApplePay and FitPay, the watch can be used to pay for public transportations, tolls and over 2,000 merchants in the country
Some of these merchants include Watsons, Baskin Robbins and Old Town White Coffee.
You can insert a Touch 'n Go SIM card into a dedicated SIM card slot on the side of the watch while the payment sensor is placed around the bezel
Debuting in sleek black and white, the watch uses a durable silicone strap and it is water-resistant. On the surface, it is also an analogue watch.
To reload the watch, all you need to do is head to any authorised Touch 'n Go kiosks, pay your desired reload amount and tap it on the reload terminal
Just like the card, the reload value is from the minimum of RM10 to RM1,500 maximum.
Interested? The TimeTraveller is available at Touch ‘n Go Hubs at KL Sentral and Bangsar South for the price of RM239. Alternatively, you could purchase it online from 11street for RM222.
The TimeTraveller comes with one year warranty period from the date of purchase.