Google Pixel Smart Watch:
Google is currently developing its line consisting of Google Pixel-branded smartwatches. In addition, the company bought Fitbit in a deal worth $2.1 billion in the last quarter of this year.
It is scheduled to launch its first smartwatch in 2022.
Google Pixel Watch: Everything we have to know
According to a report from Insider, the Pixel watch codenamed”Rohan The watch is currently being developed by a separate team to that of the Fitfit team.
The images suggest that the watch is expected to sport a round shape that is free of bezels. In addition, it includes basic fitness tracking features like step-counting and a 24-hour Heart Rate Monitor.
The watch is expected to be heavily integrated with Fitbit with a brand new application called Google is calling “Nightlight” and will be based using Wear OS. Wear OS.
Similar to Apple Watch series, Google will also include 20 different custom wristbands, which suggests that it could launch many accessories to go with it. The straps have ridges in the interior, with a locking mechanism fitted into the ridges.
It is also required to charge overnight. Unfortunately, pixel wearable also needs overnight charge, and one of the test units is experiencing a slow charging issue. The watch is currently in the final stages of development, with the internal users trying out the beta software to detect problems.
Google Pixel Watch: Price and availability
A report from The Verge suggests that the Pixel watch may be more expensive than Fitbit’s range of watches, putting it far more than 299 dollars (about $22,500) threshold.
The smartwatch was initially planned to launch along with Pixel 6 the Pixel 6, albeit the launch was reportedly delayed. It is believed that the Pixel smartwatch is rumored to be set for an appearance in 2022.
Google Pixel Watch variants
An article published in 2018 by Evan Blass stated that the Pixel-branded watches would be offered in three variations, namely “Ling,” “Triton,” and ‘Sardine, which is based on the German translation of sea creatures such as conch, ling and Sardine.
The watch was to be shown along with that of the Pixel 3 series and feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset but it didn’t happen.
Recent reports from the tech YouTuber Front Page Tech suggest these watches would sport the appearance of a metal case (rim) around the face, as well as the dial. Unfortunately, there isn’t any official confirmation from Google on the subject.