FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
1. ORSTO™ BRAND
What type of Company is ORSTO™ and what do you do ?
ORSTO™ is a Private Limited Company. Registered in ENGLAND & WALES Number: 8372991.
We are a Wearable Technology R&D Company and our speciality is luxury Hybrid SmartWatches.
2. SMART FUNCTION SELECTION
Do ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches have a touch screen ?
No. ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches do not have a touch screen. The screens on ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches are traditional Watch Crystals which are tough anti-scratch Sapphire Glass.
All ‘Smart’ functions are performed via the convenient and easy to use 4 physical push buttons. This is significantly easier and more accurate than using (selection error prone) small touch screens.
The analog time (watch hands) is adjusted by using the rotating crown.
Tip: Touch screen devices do not work under water and malfunction when the screen is wet.
3. GETTING DIRTY OR WET
Is OK if a ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatch gets covered in dirt or dust, or if it gets wet ?
ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches have been carefully designed to seal out potentially damaging dust and water.
The ORSTO™ 100 Contemporary, 200 Classic, 300 Navigation and 500 Finesse Ranges are designed and built to withstand Water Pressures up to 100 metres water depth and the 400 Diver Range is guaranteed to a staggering 200 metres water depth, but actually tested to 250 metres.
4. CONNECTING TO SMARTPHONES
Will an ORSTO Hybrid SmartWatch connect to any Smartphone ?
ORSTO Hybrid SmartWatches connect to both Android 4.3+ or iOS 4S+ Smartphones.
5. RECEIVING AND VIEWING SMS (TEXTs)
Can SMS (text) messages be viewed on ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches ?
SMS messages are viewable on ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches in the Top Text Area. SMS messages are easy to read as the words scroll horizontally across the watch face.
6. RECEIVING AND VIEWING E.mails
Can E.mail messages be viewed on ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches ?
E.mail messages are viewable on ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches in the Top Text Area. E.mail messages are easy to read as the words scroll horizontally across the watch face.
7. RECEIVING AND VIEWING OTHER TYPES OF MESSAGES
Can other types of messages be viewed on ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatch, such as skype, twitter etc. ?
Other types of messages can be viewed on ORSTO™ Hybrid Watches in the Top Text Area. The messages are easy to read as the words scroll horizontally across the watch face, if the messaging service has a compatible app for the Smartphone.
8. FUNCTIONS AND TETHERING
Do ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches need to be tethered to a Smartphone for all functions to work on the Watch ?
Tethering via Bluetooth to a Smartphone is necessary to receive and view messages and calls incoming to the Smartphone.
NO tethering is necessary to a Smartphone to use Smart functions such as digital Time and Date, Step Count etc.
No tethering is necessary to a Smartphone to use a ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatch as a normal quartz wrist watch.
9. BLUETOOTH VERSION AND RANGE
Which Bluetooth version do ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches support and what is the maximum range from an ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatch to a Smartphone ?
ORSTO™ Watches support Devices with Bluetooth 3.0 and above.
Bluetooth normally has a range of approximately 10-20FT depending on your location and surrounding obstacles (solid objects, walls etc.).
10. BATTERY CHARGING
Is there a special charging cable required to charge an ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatch ?
ORSTO Hybrid SmartWatches DO NOT require plugging in of any special cable, as internal standard button cell watch batteries run ORSTO Hybrid SmartWatches for approx 7 months for Smart Functions and 24 months for time keeping.
11. CHANGING THE WRIST STRAP
Can the wrist straps on ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches be changed to another colour or style ?
ORSTO™ Hybrid SmartWatches are designed so that the wrist straps can be easily replaced with a different style or material.
The 100 Contemporary, 200 Classic, 300 Navigation and 400 Diver ranges all have *20mm wide wrist straps.
The 500 Finesse range has an *18mm wrist strap.
*The dimensions quoted [18mm and 20mm] are the width between the strap lugs on the watch casing..
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