Some smartwatches arguably look better than others. But so far most wearable gadgets haven’t exactly been fashionable.

Intel is looking to change that with a new smart bracelet called the MICA. The company developed the tablet in partnership with Barneys New York, where it’ll sell for under $1,000. That’s potentially a high price for a wearable gadget that’s not a Google beta product), but high fashion has never been cheap.

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MICA stands for My Intelligent Communication, Accessory, and it’ll be available in black or white snakeskin designs with pearls and other stones.

Each model has a 1.6 inch curved sapphire touchscreen display, a 3G radio, and the ability to display notifications. You can use it whether it’s paired with a smartphone or not. It supports wireless charging.

Intel will show off the MICA at Fashion Week in New York, with more details coming later this year.

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via CNET and USA Today

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3 replies on “Intel MICA luxury smart bracelet to sell for under $1,000”

  1. From the picture, must be some kind of anorexia-monitoring device ?

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