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Report: Consumer Demand Increases for High-End Timepieces, Smartwatches

Swiss Smartwatch: Breitling's B55 Connected, the brand’s first connected chronograph. Since the main assets of a smartphone are its screen and its ergonomic interface, owners of the B55 Connected can use their phone to perform certain adjustments (time-setting, time zones, alarms, display and operating parameters, night mode, etc.). At the same time, the user may also upload the results of various measurements (flight times, etc.) from the chronograph to the smartphone so as to be able to read them more easily, store them or pass them on via wireless connectivity.

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World Luxury Association Names “Most Valuable” Luxury Brands


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