After years of rumors and dabbling in smartwatch software, Google finally announced its own Pixel Watch at its October 2022 hardware event. While we got our first glimpse earlier this year at a conference of developers in May, the all-new Pixel Watch is officially here, and it'll be available next week starting at $349.
The Pixel Watch is the best of Google and Fitbit rolled into one. Designed to help you on the go, on the couch, in bed, and everywhere in between.
Pixel Watch specs and features
Although Google hasn't talked much about the specs on stage, we do know a lot about the all-new Pixel Watch. It features a large, beautiful, rounded 1,6-inch (41mm) screen and a unique interchangeable band design.
Users can choose from three main color options, then choose from dozens of different colors, textures, fabrics, leather or metal bands to match any style or mood. The main case is available in champagne gold, matte black or polished silver.
As you can see from the image above, the Pixel Watch is waterproof up to 50 meters, comes with durable Gorilla Glass on the front and back, a stainless steel case and the latest and Fitbit's best heart rate sensor.
Inside the 80% recycled case, you'll find Wear OS 3.5 running on a Samsung Exynos 9110 SoC and a Cortex M33 coprocessor. There's 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, WiFi or cellular models, a slew of health sensors, a side button with a Digital Crown and more, all with 24-hour battery life. Google's product page confirmed the internal 294mAh battery with fast charging, delivering up to 50% charge in just 30 minutes.
Being Google's first Pixel watch, with deep Fitbit integration, it can do everything your favorite Fitbit does, and more. Google has confirmed it works with the Pixel's collision detection, emergency alerts, heart rate and blood oxygen monitoring, and it'll even have a fall detection mode coming later this year. year.
Similar to watches from other manufacturers, the Pixel Watch is highly customizable. Whether it's displaying certain photos on the always-on screen or letting the user see as little or as much as they want. Keep it simple with a clean watch face or customize it to show as much detail as possible – the choice is yours.
Every Pixel Watch user gets 6 months of Fitbit premium for free, delivering even more user experiences, features, and content.
Pixel Watch release date and pre-orders
As expected, Google's new Pixel Watch is available for pre-order starting today, October 6, and it will be available online and in stores next week, October 13.
The Pixel Watch WiFi is available for $349 in all color options, and Google's WiFi + Cellular model is $399. Book yours today from the link below. Moreover, we already see countless offers and discounts. You can get the new Pixel 7 for free from T-Mobile with a trade-in and a half-price Pixel Watch. Or, Verizon will give you a free Pixel Watch when you trade in an old watch.