There can rarely be anyone who has not heard of Pokémon GO during the last few months. It has covered almost all the technology and games outlets all over the world. As the gamers settled down their craze with this new passion it is time to think over other things that can help them in playing it successfully by finding the Pokémon and Pokéstops more effectively. For this purpose the Pokémon GO Plus wearable device has been released in various countries including UK and US which will prove to be a great technical help for the passionate players of Pokemon GO. Everything you need to know about this device is briefly described in this write-up.
The Pokemon GO Plus Wearable Device
This device is expected to be released in Pokemon GO Plus wristband form that gets connected to your Smartphone with the help of Bluetooth. It will inform Pokemon GO players about the nearby location of a Pokemon while traveling on the streets. In this way this device is a kind of smartwatch with Pokemon flavour. Sometimes you need not take out your phone from your pocket to catch the Pokemon as this device itself helps you in this regard. In this way this device makes the players more aware about their surroundings without holding and staring on the mobile phone constantly.
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- Accessory for the Pokemon GO application allows an easy and convenient method to catch Pokemon and collect items
- Catch Pokemon in the wild or around town with a simple click of a button
- Collect Poke Balls, Berries, Pokemon Eggs and other items at set PokeStop locations without having to check your smartphone
Pokémon Go Plus Function
This device can be put in the pocket or clipped on the shirt or worn as a Pokemon GO Plus Bluetooth Bracelet while traveling on the roads or streets. The LED light provided on this device flashes and device starts vibrating mildly when it detects a Pokemon nearby. You can check your phone and use app to know the type of Pokemon then you can press a button on the device which will throw a poke ball for you to catch the Pokemon. Your success in this respect will be declared through a notification. Similarly this device also warns you about a nearby PokeStop so that you can interact with it by using your phone.
Who needs Pokémon GO Plus?
In order to play Pokemon GO it is not necessary for you to have Pokemon GO Plus bracelet as it is only and extension for the main game. The only thing you need to play this game is a Smartphone. But still many players use this device as it makes it easier to search nearby Pokemon as well as Poke Stops. Moreover you can do your daily chores even while keeping this device in your pocket, clipping on your shirt or wearing it on your wrist. You only have to stop at the locations where this device indicates the presence of Pokemon.
Compatibility with your phone
Initially Pokemon GO Plus will be compatible with iOS but soon its compatibility will be extended to almost all Smartphones having iOS8 or higher configuration like iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, SE, 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus. But it will not be compatible with the Android phones at the time of launching. Research to make it compatible with android is still on.
Specifications of Pokémon GO Plus
Along with Pokemon GO Plus device you will also get a removable lithium coin cell battery CR2032 to power this device along with a wristband made of polyester that can be extended to 4-7 cm when worn. The size of 13g weighing device is 46mm x 33mm x 17.5mm and it looks like the pointer you see on Google maps.
Price of Pokémon GO Plus
The cost of the Nintendo Pokémon GO Plus Bluetooth Bracelet enabled device in US will be $34.99 and in UK 34.99 pounds. In other countries it will be available at their respective prices when launched there.
Where to buy Pokémon GO Plus?
In UK the stock of Pokemon GO Plus is available with Nintendo which will be opened after the start of its shipping for pre-order. Nintendo Europe has tweeted thanks to the trainers for waiting the release of this device as this accessory will be introduced in September instead of July as expected earlier. Similarly Nintendo America has also tweeted that US customers will also not get this device before September 2016 as it was expected earlier by the 31st July 2016.
The Pokemon GO Plus Wearable Device
The Pokémon GO Plus Wearable Bracelet as well as the without wristband device will be released in UK and US in September 2016 to help the passionate players of Pokemon GO in finding the nearby Pokémon easily.