Tag: smartwatches

[Update: Could be the Versa Lite] Alleged Fitbit Versa 2 leaks in silver, rose pink, purple, and cyan

Fitbit launched the Versa in March last year, and it was a better product than the company’s first smartwatch. While it had a bit of an Apple Watch vibe, the Versa was a capable fitness-oriented smartwatch. We have yet to see a followup to Fitbit’s first watch (the Ionic), but it looks like a Versa successor […]

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Samsung announces the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit fitness tracker

Samsung didn’t just announce four new smartphones (and the Galaxy Fold) at its Unpacked event — it also took the wraps off three new wearables: the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Samsung Galaxy Fit, and Samsung Galaxy Fit E. Here’s what you need to know about these new Samsung fitness devices. Don’t miss: Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, […]

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[Update: More details] Leaked Samsung Galaxy Sport smartwatch render shows curved glass and no rotating bezel

Everyone is currently obsessing over the impending Galaxy S10 launch, but there’s another Samsung device on the horizon: a smartwatch that may be called the Galaxy Sport. A new leak purports to show off the upcoming wearable, and it’s a bit of a departure for Samsung. It’s smoother and rounder than past Samsung watches, and […]

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Rumor: Samsung’s new sport smartwatch won’t have one of the Galaxy Watch’s best features

One of the genuinely useful features on the Samsung Galaxy Watch — and older Samsung smartwatches for that matter — is the physically rotating watch dial. It’s an ingenious way to navigate around the user interface without making the user scroll through a tiny display with their smudgy fingers. Unfortunately Samsung’s upcoming sport smartwatch might […]

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Alleged Fitbit Versa 2 leaks in silver, rose pink, purple, and cyan

Fitbit launched the Versa in March last year, and it was a better product than the company’s first smartwatch. While it had a bit of an Apple Watch vibe, the Versa was a capable fitness-oriented smartwatch. We have yet to see a followup to Fitbit’s first watch (the Ionic), but it looks like a Versa successor […]

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Leaked Samsung Galaxy Sport smartwatch render shows curved glass and no rotating bezel

Everyone is currently obsessing over the impending Galaxy S10 launch, but there’s another Samsung device on the horizon: a smartwatch that may be called the Galaxy Sport. A new leak purports to show off the upcoming wearable, and it’s a bit of a departure for Samsung. It’s smoother and rounder than past Samsung watches, and […]

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Best Wear OS watches (January 2019)

In the early days of Android Wear, there were only a few decent smartwatch options — mainly from Motorola and LG. Since then, the platform has been rebranded to Wear OS, and many other companies have joined the Wear OS party. We’re now seeing more Wear OS watches come from fashion brands and watchmakers than smartphone […]

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Google is buying smartwatch tech from Fossil for $40 million

Google is finally getting serious about Wear OS. On Thursday, Fossil Group, the company that’s perhaps the most focused on bringing new Wear OS watches to market, is selling $40 million worth of smartwatch-related intellectual property to Google. The IP is related to a smartwatch technology currently under development by Fossil. As part of the […]

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Wear OS 2.3 is now rolling out to some smartwatches

While Google’s battery-focused Wear OS 2.2 H update continues to roll out, version 2.3 of the wearable operating system is now beginning to hit smartwatches as well. The new Wear OS version comes with a Home app update from 2.20 to 2.21, which promises a more intuitive, efficient design; improved health coaching; and more proactive […]

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Smartwatch roundup: All the best wearables we could find at CES 2019

Smartphones may have been almost a no-show at CES 2019, but that wasn’t the case for smartwatches. From fitness companies to fashion brands, we’ve seen plenty of companies launch new wearables at this year’s trade show. Here’s our list of the best smartwatches we could find at CES 2019. Kate Spade Scallop Smartwatch 2 Don’t […]

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Mobvoi smartwatches to get fall detection and new fitness features in new update

Mobvoi’s new TicWatch S2 and E2 made their debut just one day ago, and the company already has new details to share about both watches. At CES 2019, Android Authority has learned Mobvoi plans to roll out new safety and fitness features to the TicWatches sometime “soon.” The new features — which are part of […]

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Skagen, Fossil unveil new hybrid smartwatches, new glitz design for Skagen Falster 2

We’ve already seen new smartwatches from Kate Spade at CES 2019, but Fossil isn’t done pumping out smartwatches quite yet. The company has announced a new design for the Skagen Falster 2, as well as new hybrid watches from Skagen and Fossil. Let’s start with the Falster 2 — the beautiful smartwatch that broke our […]

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Mobvoi unveils two updated Wear OS smartwatches: Ticwatch E2 and S2

Chinese AI firm Mobvoi has been a shining light in the generally underwhelming Android Wear/Wear OS space, and today it’s announcing two new products. The TicWatch E2 and S2 (standing for Express and Sport) are follow-ups to the company’s most affordable smartwatches, with updated designs, bigger batteries, but still Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100. While it’s disappointing not […]

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Hands-on: Kate Spade Scallop Smartwatch 2 now features GPS, HR, and Google Pay support

Some of the most fashionable smartwatches in Fossil’s huge wearables empire comes from Kate Spade, the New York-based fashion company. Today, Kate Spade is announcing a refreshed Wear OS smartwatch called the Kate Spade Scallop Smartwatch 2. A big complaint users had with last year’s Kate Spade watches was that they were lacking in hardware […]

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