While there are many options for Apple Watch bands in the market, the most unique and feature-packed Apple Watch strap/accessory will be the wristcam. Launched back in 2020, this nifty Apple Watch strap comes with a dual-camera setup, allowing users to record high-quality videos with their wearable. Well now, Wristcam owners will be pleased to hear that they can even make video calls from their wrists, thanks to a new feature for Wristcam. Check out the details below.
Wristcam for Apple Watch can now make video calls
Wristcam recently announced a new video calling feature for its camera-based Watch Strap for Apple Watch. This means that Wristcam users will now be able to make video calls from their wrists without the need of their iPhone. You can watch a short, promo video from the company showing the new feature, attached below.
It is worth mentioning though that the video calls will be hosted on Wristcam’s own app instead of FaceTime. Although the Apple Watch currently supports FaceTime audio calls, video call support was missing due to the lack of an in-built camera.
However, the new Wristcam feature is currently in “early access” for users who request it from the company’s official website. As for the full availability of the feature, the company says it is Currently working with a variety of developers to make it even better, After improved support and compatibility, Wristcam will be rolling out this feature to all its users in the coming weeks.
Once rolled out, the feature will allow users to make either watch-to-watch video calls or watch-to-phone calls. anyhow, Both parties need to have the Wristcam app installed on their Apple devices To make/receive video calls.
Now, to remember, the Wristcam is a nifty and one of the most useful accessories for Apple Watch Lets users shoot 1080p video and 4K images With 8MP world-facing camera. There is also a 2MP selfie shooter, which is used for the new video-calling feature. This accessory comes with 8GB of storage memory for storing up to 2,000 images and up to an hour of high-quality video.
It is available in three colors and comes in six different sizes – 38mm to 45mm. While the base version Noir Black and Gray variants are priced at $299 (~Rs 22,879), the limited edition model costs $399 (~Rs 30,529). You can check it on the official website of Wristcam. Also, do let us know your thoughts about the new video calling feature in the comments below.