Google Pixel Watch leak reveals smartwatch will probably be pricy

Google Pixel Watch leak reveals smartwatch will probably be pricy


oogle is to unveil the Pixel Watch – the corporate’s first smartwatch – alongside the Pixel 7 in simply over two weeks’ time. And now we’ve a tough thought of how a lot you’ll have to put aside to have one in your wrist on day one.

Based on 9to5Google’s retail supply, the Pixel Watch’s primary Bluetooth and wi-fi mannequin will begin at $349.99.

That interprets to only over £300 in a direct dollar-to-pound conversion, and that could be near the determine Google comes up with, given the latest Pixel 6a prices $449 within the US and £399 over right here.

Assuming the leak is legit and Google opts for a £299 UK price ticket, it’s a daring technique. This isn’t solely greater than the newly introduced Apple Watch SE, which is obtainable from £259, but in addition the Samsung 40mm Galaxy Watch 5, which begins at £269.

The latter is an effective comparability, as each watches will run Put on OS. However, whereas the working system is similar, the positioning’s digging suggests the specification will probably be a way behind the Galaxy Watch 5, with the 2018 Exynos 9110 working the present, paired with a smaller 300mAh battery.

Specs aren’t the be-all and end-all, in fact, and Google has a major benefit as a result of it’s constructing the {hardware} and software program.

After all, you’ll need your new smartwatch to look good and the newest leak has one thing to supply there too, with the retailer itemizing the varied color configurations accessible. It gives quite a lot of physique and strap color mixtures: black/obsidian, silver/chalk, silver/charcoal and gold/hazel.

Given the cash that Apple rakes in promoting customized Apple Watch straps, it might be stunning if Google doesn’t have plans to make them too. All shall be revealed on October 6 when the newest Made By Google livestream kicks off at 3pm UK time.

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