Smartwatches: Wearable tech gets cool

Slap some innovation on your wrist with a smartwatch from EE, the UK’s speediest mobile network

Tech's most-talked-about new frontier is right there on your wrist. With the explosion in wearables, you can now unleash the special powers of your smartphone without reaching into your pocket. But with power comes the need for speed. Luckily, EE is here to give you both - with a lightning-fast 4G network and the latest smartwatches.

How do you like your digital life served? Slow, fast or lightning fast? Yeah, thought so. Now, with double-speed 4G from EE you can download music, movies and games at mega-speed, but the UK's 4G pioneer isn't content with just providing a service. It also wants to spruce up your appearance and take you to tech's cutting edge with two new trail-blazing smartwatches, the Samsung Galaxy Gear and the Sony Smartwatch 2. This year's must-have tech accessories, they put the world on your wrist.

This Android-syncing duo work with your smartphone to keep you instantly in touch and up to date. Connecting to your EE handset wirelessly, the techy timepieces grab a raft of information and services from the smartphone mothership to be beamed directly to your arm.

From hands-free calls to on-the-fly perusal of your music, messages and social media updates, their versatility is as impressive as their geek-chic cool, giving plenty of ways to use all the data that 4G from EE serves up so fast. With an ever-expanding smartwatch app library, their abilities are only going to get greater, as well.

Hot-property, quadcore handsets such as the 20.7-megapixel camera-sporting Sony Xperia Z1 and the 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display-boasting Samsung Galaxy Note 3 power these smartwatches remotely, doing all the hard work to maintain optimum battery life for your new arm candy.

These watches are in the vanguard of a new wave of innovations that bolster the power of the latest 4G devices. With EE now officially the UK's biggest and fastest network, offering 4G in 117 towns and cities, with 20 of those now pumping out double-speed 4G at an average of 24-30Mbps, this kind of wearable kit will become more and more essential to your life. Get with the times and check them out at your local EE shop…

Sony smartWatch 2 £149.99 or £99.99 when bought with Sony Xperia Z1, Samsung Galaxy Gear £299 or £199 when bought with Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

All prices correct at time of going to print, For more info go to ee.co.uk