While there are many options for an Apple Watch strap on the market, the most unique and feature-packed Apple Watch strap/accessory is the Wrist Camera. Launched in 2020, this stylish Apple Watch strap is equipped with a dual camera to allow users to record high-quality videos using the wearable. Well now, wrist camera owners will be happy to hear that they can also make video calls from their wrist, thanks to the new wrist camera feature. Check out the details below.
The Apple Watch’s wrist camera can now make video calls
Wrist Camera recently announced a new video calling feature for the camera-based watch band for the Apple Watch. This means that Wristcam users will now be able to make video calls from their wrist without the need for their iPhone. You can watch a short promotional video from the company, showing off the new feature, attached directly below.
Although it is worth noting that the video calls will be hosted on the private Wristcam app rather than the FaceTime app. Although the Apple Watch currently supports FaceTime audio calls, video calling support was missing due to the lack of a built-in camera.
However, the new Wristcam feature is currently in “early access” for those users who order it from the company’s official website. As for the full availability of the feature, the company says it is It is currently working with a variety of developers to improve it further. After better support and compatibility, the wrist camera will release this feature to all of its users sometime in the coming weeks.
Once the feature is rolled out, it will allow users to make watch-to-watch video calls or watch-to-phone calls. Either way, Both parties will require to install the Wristcam app on their Apple devices To make/receive video calls.
Now, to remember, the wrist camera is a stylish gadget and one of the most useful accessories for your Apple Watch Allows users to shoot 1080p videos and 4K photos With an 8-megapixel camera. There is also a 2MP selfie camera, which is used for the new video calling feature. The accessory also comes with 8GB of storage to store up to 2000 photos and up to an hour of high-quality videos.
It’s available in three colors and comes in six different sizes – from 38mm to 45mm. While the original Noir Black and Gray versions cost $299 (~Rs 22,879), the Limited Edition model is priced at $399 (~Rs 30,529). You can check it out on the official Wristcam website. Also, tell us your thoughts about the new video calling feature in the comments below.