Pebble Time hits $20 million as engraving details emerge

Record campaign draws to a close as company reveals more details
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The Pebble Time smartwatch Kickstarter campaign has gone past $20 million, following a major boost since the Pebble Time Steel edition was added to the campaign.

At the time of writing, the new Pebble smartwatch total stands at $20,097,494 - surpassing the $10,266,845 of the original Pebble and hitting a whopping 4,000% of the $500,000 goal.

Essential reading: Pebble Time price, release date and specs

With just hours of the campaign remaining, Pebble has revealed the designs of the engravings for new backers and people who also pledged towards the original smartwatch as well:


Pebble has also confirmed that the Timeline SDK 3.0 preview is now live for developers and, more interestingly for consumers, has revealed that the new Time duo are water resistant down to 30m.

Finally, some new images of the Pebble Time devices have been shown off for the first time:

The Pebble Time remains faithful to the things that made the first Pebble great - an affordable price tag, an impressive seven day battery life, iOS and Android compatibility - while at the same time adding some serious upgrades to the platform.

Read this: The best Pebble apps

The most notable update is new colour e-paper display. It's an always-on screen, which is refreshing given some Android Wear couldn't make it until dinner time with the display constantly on.

The Pebble Time smartwatch is set to ship in May with the Steel expected in July.

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