Timekettle Fluentalk T1 – 1st-Gen Handheld Real-Time Language Translator

If you’re job requires you to travel a lot, then one of the best gadgets that you can take with you when traveling abroad would be an instant language translator. These portable language translation devices let you easily overcome most language barriers on-demand, as they allow you to seamlessly translate both voice and text from one language to another whenever necessary. They’re an extremely valuable communication tool to have with you when traveling abroad, and they’re also really handy for times when you’re meeting with someone who doesn’t share at least one common language with you. So, if you’re looking for a new language translator device that’s versatile, reliable, and also easy to use, then the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 Handheld Translator Device is an outstanding choice to go with.

The Timekettle Fluentalk T1 is a 1st-generation handheld real-time language translator device equipped with a 4-inch Ultra-Clear HD 1080p touchscreen and powered by Streaming ASR Technology, featuring a One-Click Instant Voice Translation function in 40 languages and 93 accents with 95% accuracy, 4 extra Voice Translation Modes, an 8MP Rear Camera that boasts an Instant Image Translation function in 36 languages, Offline Voice Translation for 8 language pairs, a system-based world clock plus live currency exchange rates, as well as Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi Connectivity, a complimentary 2-year cellular data plan with coverage for most countries and regions in the world, along with 210 minutes battery life.

No matter where you are, you can be assured that this language translator device will always enable you to talk fluently with anyone you meet, whether that’s locally or when you’re traveling abroad.

Now, let’s have a more detailed look at the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 and check out everything that this 1st-generation real-time language translator has to offer you.

DESIGN & SPECS

Starting with the device’s size, the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 comes at a reasonably compact size, as the device is only about the size of a credit card, measuring just 4.59 inches long by 2.30 inches wide by just 0.44 inches thick (116.8 x 58.6 x 11.2mm), so it can easily fit inside just about any pocket (including pants pockets, a shirt pocket, etc.). The device is also incredibly lightweight, as it weighs just 0.25 lbs. (115 g).

Timekettle Fluentalk T1
Timekettle Fluentalk T1 – Dimensions

On top of its slim dimensions, this handheld language translator also features a simple design, which gives it a very discreet and professional look. Moreover, the device also packs a high-quality and sturdy construction.

Timekettle Fluentalk T1
Timekettle Fluentalk T1 – Simple Design & Sturdy Construction

Moving on to the device’s main components. Starting with the device’s screen, the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 comes equipped with a 4-inch Ultra-Clear HD Oncell 1080p touchscreen that boasts a screen-resolution of 540 by 1080 pixels.

Equipped with a 4-inch Ultra-Clear HD Oncell 1080p Touchscreen

Then, integrated at the top-center of the unit’s back-side, there’s also a built-in 8MP Rear Camera which can be used to quickly translate text present in photos, along with an LED Flash integrated below its Camera Lens.

Equipped with a 8MP Rear Camera for text translation in photos

Lastly, for its sound-based translation functionalities (whether that’s via voice or text), this 1st-gen language translator also comes equipped with a set of two (x2) powerful Dual Speakers (one integrated at the top-side of the device, and one at the bottom-side), plus a high-end multi-microphone array that’s powered by an EDC noise reduction algorithm, which ultimately makes the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 capable of having around 95% accuracy for its translation capabilities.

Equipped with a set of powerful Dual Speakers

The device is powered by a 14nm high-performance ARM Quad-core 2.0GHz CPU as its processor, which gives it a very fast processing power that allows it to translate voice or text in real-time. The device also boasts 32GB of Storage Space and 3GB of RAM.

Integrates a 14nm high-performance ARM Quad-core 2.0GHz CPU

For its Operative System, the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 comes running on Android OS 10.

INTERFACE & BUILT-IN CONTROLS

We’ll now have a quick look at the device’s interface, including both its built-in controls as well as its connection ports.

Starting at the right-side of the device, and going from top to bottom, we have its Power On/Off Button, followed by its Primary Translation Button (language A to language B) and its Secondary Language Button (language B to language A).

Then, at the left-side of the device, we have its dedicated Volume Switch, which consists of a Volume Increase Button at the top, and a Volume-Decrease Button at the bottom.

Sitting directly below its Volume Switch, there’s also a SIM Card Slot that allows for the use of a nano-SIM Card. Note that the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 already comes pre-equipped with a SIM Card out of its package for its complimentary 2-year cellular data plan.

Lastly, integrated at the bottom-side of the device, we have its dedicated USB-C Charging port.

NOTABLE SMART FUNCTIONS

One-Click Instant Voice Translation w/ support to 40 languages

For its main functionality, the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 features a One-Click Instant Voice Translation function that works in real-time, for which you’re offered support to a total of 40 languages and 93 accents, all of that with an impressive 95% accuracy, as mentioned before.

One-Click Instant Voice Translation function

It’s also worth noting that the Fluentalk T1’s One-Click Instant Voice Translation functionality is powered by an industry-leading Streaming ASR technology, which allows this 1st-generation language translator to translate voice or text from one language to another in real-time and almost instantly, with just a 0.2s delay.

4 extra Voice Translation Modes

On top of its One-Click Translation function, the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 also boasts four (x4) additional Voice Translation Modes, which you can rely on for different day-to-day scenarios, whether you’re traveling abroad or even meeting someone locally that doesn’t speak the same language (or languages) that you do.

4 additional Voice Translation Modes

Those include an Ask for Directions Mode (great for when you’re driving around town or the countryside), a Listen Mode (used to translate anything that’s said to you or said around you), a Chat Translation Mode (which automatically captures what you (or your conversation partner) are saying and instantly translate it into the target language of your chat partner and vice versa), and a Voice Memo Mode (which allows you to automatically save your thoughts on-the-go from voice (i.e. vocally) to text).

Instant Image Translation

The Fluentalk T1 also boasts an Instant Image Translation function with support to a total of 36 languages, which, via its 8MP Rear Camera, allows you to quickly translate just about any text that’s present in photos to your target language, whether that’s text from road signs, maps, restaurant menus, etc.

Instant Image Translation (text detected in pictures)
Offline Voice Translation for 8 languages

On top of all of the translation functionalities already mentioned, this 1st-generation language translator also supports Offline Voice Translation (powered by an industry-leading OCR offline translation engine) for a total of 8 language pairs, for which you can choose from a total of 13 packs of language pairs, including: English, Japanese, French, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Russian, German, and a few more languages.

Offline Voice Translation for 8 language pairs
Custom World Clock & Live Currency Exchange Rates

Last but not least, the Fluentalk T1’s Operative System also integrates a system-based world clock that allows you to check any international time-zone on-demand, and also integrates live currency exchange rates that are updated to the minute.

Custom World Clock and Live Currency Exchange Rates

CONNECTIVITY

This 1st-generation language translator also boasts both Bluetooth 4.2 Connectivity (which allows users to connect it to a pair of TWS earbuds and listen to its translation through their earbuds) as well as Wi-Fi Connectivity.

Best of all, the device also comes together with a complimentary (i.e. free) 2-year cellular data plan (which works for 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE networks), with coverage for most countries and regions in the world, for which it has support to more than 150 servers worldwide.

BATTERY & BATTERY LIFE

For its power, the Timekettle Fluentalk T1 comes equipped with a built-in 1500mAh rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery that offers users around 210 minutes (3.5 hours) of battery life (for continuous translation time), and around 96 hours of Standby Time.

Whenever the device’s battery is running low on power, simply connect its USB-C Charging Cable (included in the package) to its USB-C Charging port. Know that charging the device’s battery from 0% back to 100% takes around 210 minutes (3.5 hours).

FINAL THOUGHTS

The Timekettle Fluentalk T1 is a 1st-generation handheld real-time language translator device equipped with a 4-inch Ultra-Clear HD 1080p touchscreen and powered by Streaming ASR Technology, featuring a One-Click Instant Voice Translation function in 40 languages and 93 accents with 95% accuracy, 4 extra Voice Translation Modes, an 8MP Rear Camera that boasts an Instant Image Translation function in 36 languages, Offline Voice Translation for 8 language pairs, a system-based world clock plus live currency exchange rates, as well as Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi Connectivity, a complimentary 2-year cellular data plan with coverage for most countries and regions in the world, along with 210 minutes battery life.

Timekettle Fluentalk T1
Timekettle Fluentalk T1

In sum, this is a really versatile language translator. Not only is it the perfect travel companion for times when you’re traveling abroad, but it’s also a really handy communication tool for whenever you require to speak with someone locally that doesn’t speak your language.

If you’re interested in purchasing it, know that each unit is priced at $299.99. You can order yours online right now, either directly from Fluentalk’s official shopping page, or alternatively, you can instead get it from Amazon, if you’d prefer.