- Indispensable for the Pokémon hunter that goes jogging
Published on: 12 January 2017
Enjoy the Pokémon GO experience without looking at your smartphone.
Pokémon GO Plus, the small wearable device that lets players interact with Pokémon GO without looking at their smartphone.
Compatible with both iOS and Android*, Pokémon GO Plus connects to smartphones via Bluetooth low energy and notifies players about nearby Pokémon and PokéStops. When a Pokémon is near, the device will vibrate and its LED will flash green**. Players can press the button on the device once close to throw a Poké Ball. A successful catch will result in the device flashing and vibrating.
The Pokémon GO Plus device will vibrate and flash blue whenever in range of a PokéStop, allowing players to receive items with a simple tap of the Pokémon GO Plus button. Pokémon GO Plus can also be used while Pokémon GO is running in the background on smartphones. Pokémon GO will track distance even while running in the background, allowing you to hatch eggs and earn candies for a Buddy Pokémon.
To use the Pokémon GO Plus device with the the Pokémon GO app, by Niantic Inc, an app update is required. Pokémon GO Plus is compatible with the following operating systems:
Compatible OS versions: iOS 11 or above
Compatible with: iPhone® 6/6s/6 Plus/6s Plus/7/7 plus/8/8 plus/ X
Jailbroken devices are not supported
Compatible OS versions: Android 4.4 or above
Compatible with: Android 4.4 or higher that have Bluetooth® Smart（Bluetooth v4.0 or higher) capability and 2GB RAM or more.
Rooted devices are not supported
Please refer to compatibility information on the Pokémon GO Plus Support Site
**Pokémon GO Plus is unable to provide an alert for any Pokémon attracted by the in-game item Incense.
Please note: Pokémon GO Plus cannot be used on its own.
1x Pokémon GO Plus (PMC-001)
1x Pokémon GO Plus wristband (PMC-002), Diameter when worn: approx. 4-7cm, Material: Polyester
1x Lithium coin cell battery CR2032 (pre-installed)
Pokémon GO Plus dimensions:
Size: 46mm x 33mm x 17.5mm
Weight: 13g (including battery)
WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months. Small parts. Choking hazard.
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Pokémon GO Plus