Looking for an Android Wear smartwatch? You may have seen some nice looking options from top fashion brands. Those smartwatches are great and all, but very few people have upwards of $300 to $1,000 (more, in some cases) to spend on them. But if you like the idea of owning one, we’re here to tell you that there are quality options available that can fit your budget nicely. Today, we’re listing the best cheap Wear OS smartwatches you can buy. For the purposes of this list, we’re going to set our price ceiling at $250, mostly to fit in our top pick: Mobvoi’s Ticwatch Pro.
I’ve never been shy about my distaste for what has become of “Android Wear,” and despite a recent rebrand, there’s still one very true thing about Google’s wearable OS – it gets the best hardware but the worst software. The Fossil Q Control is an incredible example of that.
Following Google’s rebrand of Android Wear last week, the first Watch OS devices are getting announced at the Baselworld convention. This first honor goes to luxury maker Hublot with the limited edition Big Bang Referee aimed at the 2018 World Cup. With a limited production run, this watch will also be used by soccer referees during matches.
Google has officially rebranded its Android Wear operating system to Wear OS. Removing the Android name may help people better understand Google-powered smartwatches, which also play nice with iOS devices.
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