Hublot is ready for kick-off in Qatar with its new Hublot Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The Nyon-based watch brand is covering its fourth consecutive World Cup with a new version of its third generation connected watch.
The Hublot Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will also be on the wrists of all 129 referees at the tournament to assist them in timing the games.
Hublot has lined up a raft of content to keep fans entertained and informed all the way through the tournament from a countdown leading up to the first kick-off on November 20 between Qatar and Ecuador, all the way through to the final whistle.
The watch will deliver team line-ups and player profiles 15 minutes before each match and then go into timeline mode after kick-off, compiling the most memorable moments of each match which the wearer can scroll through using the crown.
The watch – which is limited to 1,000 pieces – itself is a 44mm black ceramic and black-coated titanium Big Bang, housing a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and Google’s Wear OS operating system as well as an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a microphone a speaker, GPS and a heart-rate monitor.
Presented on a black and burgundy lined rubber strap based on the flag colors of Qatar, customers are also be able to secure the $250 USD Hublot Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on straps in the colors of each of the 32 participating countries.
NYON, Switzerland, Oct. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hublot has been the Official Timekeeper of the FIFA World Cup for the 4th consecutive edition and will time all 64 games at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The 129 official referees will be timing the game with the new timepiece on their wrists. From the countdown to the FIFA World Cup Final, Hublot will be at the heart of the action. Before the tournament starts, the Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be in countdown mode, keeping track of the days until the opening match on November 20. Then, with 15 minutes to go before each match, the watch will deliver team line-ups and player profiles, so the wearer can feast on the details from the comfort of their wrist.
As a game kicks off, the watch will enter “match mode” and activate “timeline”, a feature created exclusively for this watch that will help fans capture the most important moments in football.
At any point during a game, the wearer can replay these events by scrolling around the dial using the watch’s crown. This legible, ergonomic, interactive functionality is unique to the Hublot Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The timepiece is a blend of fine watchmaking techniques and high-end electronics. The exquisitely engineered 44mm case in micro-blasted and polished black ceramic and black titanium echoes Hublot’s mechanical watch icon, the Big Bang.
In place of state-of-the-art watchmaking mechanics is a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor powered with the latest version of Wear OS by Google (Wear OS3). A dedicated tailor-made app offers the wearer a seamless experience worthy of one of the world’s most exclusive watch brands.