Earlier this year at CES 2014, Razer took the wraps off their wearable device called the Nabu. It looks more like a fitness band rather than a smartwatch, but it is the first wearables effort from Razer to date. That being said, Razer has recently confirmed that the upcoming Nabu wearable will integrate with WeChat, a popular messaging app from China that’s quickly making its way around the world.
Given that most wearables have the ability to display notification, the integration with WeChat will take it one step further, such as adding or exchanging contacts which can be done by shaking hands or by giving each other high-fives. These are just examples, by the way, but basically the idea is to use some kind of gesture.
The integration will also allow WeChat users to share fitness stats with one another, although we guess this will largely depend on how widely adopted the Razer Nabu is. After all if you’re the only one using the Nabu, then all these features and functions are pretty much moot. As it stands, the Razer Nabu currently supports iOS and Android devices, but according to Razer’s CEO, Min-Liang Tan, he revealed that Razer is thinking about adding support for Windows Phone as well, although we’re guessing that will come at a later date.
Tan also revealed that he expects the Razer Nabu to make its way into the market in the new few months and the good news is that if you were worried about it breaking the bank, fret not because he expects it to be priced below $100.