Manufacturer Smart hours Pebble hit the jackpot on Kickstarter. Pebble Time, a new watch company presented at platform with the end of February, became the most popular project in the history of the site. This means that the first repulsed Pebble on Kickstarter at the previous record holder – Coolest, which grossed $ 13.3 million in August 2014.
It should be noted that prior to this there was good demand for standard smart watch Pebble Steel, which were presented at the beginning of February. As a result, has sold over 1 million units. But in 2012 a lot in the field of smart devices has changed. Pebble faced stiff competition from manufacturers of smart gadgets, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Microsoft and, of course, Apple, which will release its smart watches in April. However, the CEO of Pebble does not express any doubts about the success of their company.
By the end of August, the company must send 95.906 hours of those who supported the campaign to raise funds Pebble Time on Kickstarter. Who want to buy a novelty appeared 78.471.
On Kickstarter producer wrote: “The next few months we will be hard to perfect every detail Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel, trying to keep within the time frame and expanding the production process.”
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