Pebble Time Winds Up Kickstarter Run; Shatters Previous Record

March 30, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Pebble smartwatches are certainly not the only pebble in the ocean when it comes to smartwatches. We will see the Apple smartwatches coming to the market in a month’s time. There are many more too.

Pebble Time, the upcoming smartwatch, which was put on the crowd-funding platform, has garnered awesome response from the masses that it has shaken the previous record for the most funded product.

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With a funding of $20,338,986 from 78,471 backers, it’s now the most awaited product that has garnered the largest amount of funding on Kickstarter.

Upon its time of launch on Kickstarter, Pebble had raised $1million in just 34 minutes, making it the fastest project ever to have crossed the milestone.

The device kept on drawing masses and went on to shatter the record for the largest funding ever by Coolest Cooler, which pocketed $13,285,226,   on March 3rd.

Pebble Time is the third smartwatch from the company, with the previous models also making its launch and successful run on Kickstarter.

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Pebble has induced several new features to the new smartwatch, which include Gorilla screen protection, an enhanced color-vivid display, a new reformed OS and more.

The smartwatch will be accompanied by the Pebble Time Steel, which would be a fancier version of the upcoming one.

Pebble has vowed to spend the upcoming time to carry out the final touch-ups, before releasing the smartwatch within the expected timeframe. The device is expected to be priced between $150-$200.

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