Smartwatches were first launched on Kickstarter, with Amazon and Dixons Carphone as new launch partners

Widget to distribute Pebble smartwatches in UK

Widget announced today that the company would be supplying the Pebble smartwatch family to various retailers in the UK and Benelux.

The smartwatch range was first launched on Kickstarter and is now available in the UK with prices starting from £99.99.

The Kickstarter project now has launch partners in the UK including Amazon, Dixons Carphone, O2 and Firebox, while various partners in the Netherlands include Coolblue, MediaMarkt and Wehkamp.

David Elder, managing director at Widget, said: “Not only has Pebble had a fantastic reception from our retail customers, it will also fit into the range of wearable technology products which we distribute.”

Kristen Regelein, head of global sales at Pebble, added: “Pebble’s been growing tremendously this past year, and we’re delighted to be expanding our retail partnerships into the UK and Benelux with Widget.

"Our mission’s always been to make technology more accessible, and today’s announcement takes Pebble one step closer to fulfilling this vision."

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