The main topic is the upcoming Pixel Watch 2 and its features.
1. The Pixel Watch 2 will come with four strap models: plastic active strap, metal mesh strap, metal link strap, and metal slim strap.
2. Two models of the Pixel Watch 2 will support LTE bands, indicating cellular connectivity.
3. There is no mention of UWB support on the Pixel Watch 2, despite previous rumors.
Google's second Pixel Watch, the Pixel Watch 2, will come pre-installed with Android 13 (Wear OS 4) and will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chip. The new smartwatch is rumored to have a lightweight aluminum body and a slightly larger battery capacity compared to its predecessor.
Samsung is offering discounts of up to $250 on their Galaxy Watch line, with the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic and Galaxy Watch 6 being the best options for Android users, and the Galaxy Watch 4 being the lowest-priced option at $170.
Renowned leaker Roland Quandt has revealed that Huawei's upcoming Watch GT 4 series will come in two styles and sizes with advanced fitness tracking capabilities, and is expected to start at €249.
Garmin is offering up to $200 off select smartwatches during their Birthday Sale, including models like the Venu 2S, Epix Gen 2, and Vivoactive 4, making it worth checking out for those in search of a high-quality and affordable smartwatch.
Apple has announced several new features for its upcoming iPhone 15, including a titanium case, the ability to call roadside assistance via satellite, a starting price of $799, the inclusion of USB-C connectivity, and the standardization of the A16 Bionic chip on the base model. Additionally, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Ultra 2, which will be priced at $799, and showcased its commitment to environmental initiatives.
Xiaomi is reportedly working on the "Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro," a smartwatch that runs on Wear OS 3 with a MIUI skin, and is equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon W5+ chip, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage, offering impressive power and performance, along with a 1.43-inch display, stainless steel and Gorilla Glass build, 5ATM water resistance, rotating crown, optional LTE, and a 500 mAh battery.
Samsung's dominance in the smartwatch market may soon be challenged by upcoming Wear OS-based smartwatches from Google, OnePlus, and Xiaomi, including the Google Pixel Watch 2 with improved hardware and features like a skin temperature sensor.
The Galaxy Watch 6 is the first smartwatch with WearOS 4 and offers a range of features, making it a smooth operator.
The Apple Watch Ultra is on sale for $700, offering a more affordable alternative to the new Apple Watch Ultra 2, while Apple's FineWoven MagSafe Wallet and HomePod 2 are also seeing discounts at $56 and $285 respectively.