Pebble smartwatch pre-orders available in Canada on

Best Buy is one of two exclusive Canadian retailers to offer the Pebble smartwatch; pre-orders start October 25 on

Announcement Highlights:

  • Pebble smartwatch available for pre-order on beginning Friday, October 25
  • Best Buy is one of only two exclusive Canadian retailers to offer the Pebble smartwatch in Canada
  • Pebble will be available for purchase online only at for $149.99; expected to ship mid-November

BURNABY, BC, Oct. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Best Buy Canada, one of the largest retailers and e-tailers in Canada announces the launch of the Pebble smartwatch on One of only two retailers in Canada carrying the smart device, the Pebble smartwatch will be available for pre-order on beginning Friday October 25.

The Pebble smartwatch connects seamlessly to your iOS or Android device using Bluetooth technology, and alerts you of incoming calls, emails, and text messages. There are also over 1,000 Internet-connected apps available for download including customizable watchfaces, fitness apps and music.

"The Pebble smartwatch launched from the most successful kickstarter campaign to date and has been on high demand since its release earlier this year," said Phil Johnston, Director of Portable Solutions for Best Buy Canada. "Wearable technology is a hugely growing product category, and Pebble is on the cutting edge of the space. We know this is a product our customers are looking for and will be a popular gift this holiday."

Key features of the Pebble include:

  • Waterproof - works in both fresh and saltwater and is rated at 5 ATM, which means it can be used for swimming or surfing
  • Battery life lasts up to 7 days
  • 1.26 non-touch e-paper display allows easy viewing in both sunlight and in darker lit environments
  • Accelerometer has gesture detection allowing you to flip the backlight on by flicking your wrist
  • Compatible with iOS and Android

Best Buy Canada Lowest Price Guarantee:
Best Buy Canada is the consumer electronics destination with the lowest prices across the country. If a competitor online or in-store has an item selling for less, Best Buy will beat it by 10 per cent of the difference, for up to 30 days. We also offer more ways to shop in-store and online. Reserve your item online and it will be ready for in-store pickup in 20 minutes at the store nearest you. We offer free home delivery service on all items over $20 and hassle-free returns on all items whether purchased in store or online.

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SOURCE: Best Buy Canada

For further information:

Danielle Jang
Communications Manager
Best Buy Canada


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