Watch TV On A TV Watch

In 1982, Seiko released a watch with a built-in TV screen. Two years later, this watch was regarded as the “smallest TV set in the world” in the Guiness Book of World Records.


The TV cable is supposed to be hidden under the user’s sleeves while the TV receiver goes inside the user’s pocket.

In addition to the receiver and cable, the watch also comes with an earphone jack, a leather pouch for the tuner, and three spare elements for the wristband.

Since analog TV broadcasts are needed for the device to play TV channels, you can’t watch TV on that watch.

This watch was so cool that it was featured in films such as James Bond: Octopussy (1983) and Dragnet (1987).

James Bond: Octopussy (1983)
Dragnet (1987)

Of course, the price of the watch skyrocketed after it was seen in that Bond movie; the retail price was 495 USD, original packages are sold at a minimum price of 500 USD, and unused ones can be sold up to 1,000 USD.

Such a classy, techy watch.


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