Super Mario is undoubtedly the most iconic figure in video games, so his image is worth a lot, but… How much does it cost? Well, perfectly, the Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer has just announced a Exclusive Super Mario smartwatch that costs about €1,820. And while it is made of quality materials and has good features, it is not made of gold and has no extraordinary or unusual features.
You will ask yourself … And why is it worth so much? basically because Only 2000 units of this TAG Heuer and Super Mario chronometer will go on sale. Let’s remember that Nintendo (owner of the Super Mario brand) has already made a similar move this past year, launching the Super Mario 3D All-Stars compilation for a limited time and achieving very good sales.
The official name of the smart stopwatch in question is TAG Heuer Connected x Super Mario Limited Print and then we present its main characteristics.
Features of the TAG Heuer Connected Super Mario Smart Stopwatch
The TAG Heuer Connected x Super Mario Limited Edition Smart Stopwatch is exactly the same as the flashy TAG Heuer Connected Stopwatch. The only difference is that is embellished with the theme of Super Mario. Additionally, it features 4 exclusive Mario spheres, a redesigned Wear OS interface, and a rare reward system. In the following table you can see its most important specifications.
TAG Heuer Connected x Super Mario Limited Print
|Dimensions and weight||45mm diameter x 13.5mm thick. 86 grams.|
|Screen||1.39-inch OLED with corundum glass and resolution of 454 × 454 pixels.|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100.|
|freshness functions||Heart rate measurement, step counter, sleep tracking, and some sports modes.|
|Connectivity and extras||Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and NFC.|
|drums||430mAh up to 20 hours of autonomy.|
|effective system||Wear OS.|
The reward system we mentioned earlier consists of Hidden animations on stopwatch faces that are only unlocked if you meet certain fitness goals during the day. Additionally, the spheres subtly change as you go through your exercises, which is truly wonderful.
For example, if your goal is to walk 10,000 steps, each time you reach round figures like 2,500, 5,000, or 7,500 steps, a new animation will unlock that will encourage you to continue progressing. Depending on the level of progress, these are the animations you will see:
- 0%: Mario appears and kisses your hand.
- 25%: Mario grows up with a Super Mushroom.
- fifty%: Mario comes out of the green tube that allows him to rave fast.
- 75%: Mario lights up with the Super Star and turns invisible.
- 100%: Mario climbs on the goal pole, indicating that you have successfully completed the pleasure.
This is what the stopwatch that Super Mario himself would wear looks like
As for the aesthetic details, the TAG Heuer Connected x Super Mario Limited Edition It has the Mario “M” logo carved in red on its only physical bud and even on the belt buckle.
Additionally, the division of the rim and crown have been redesigned with red color and some great details which refer to objects from Nintendo’s plumbing video games.
the stopwatch it is made of stab stainless and can wear two red straps: one with perforations ideal for gymnastics and another in fried leather over a red garter for occasions when you want to show off more elegantly.
TAG Heuer Connected x Super Mario Limited Edition price and availability
Starting next July 15, the 2,000 units of TAG Heuer Connected x Super Mario Limited Edition will go on sale on the manufacturer’s website and in selected stores. Its price will be $2,150, which would be around €1,820 in exchange. (They have not yet given away the official price in euros).
Taking into account that The flashy TAG Heuer Connected is worth €1,700 in SpainWe don’t think the exclusivity, the official Super Mario look, and the new plumber-related features have increased the price of this already very expensive stopwatch.
Tell us… What do you think of this official Super Mario smart timer?