Last year, Google entered the smartwatch race with the release of the Pixel Watch. Designed to work in tandem with the Pixel phones, the smartwatch boasted a minimalist design and featured an emphasis on fitness. This fall, Google is iterating upon the wearable with the Pixel Watch 2.
The Pixel Watch 2 was revealed during the Made By Google 2023 event. Once again, there is a strong emphasis on fitness with the Pixel Watch 2. It sports a redesign Fitbit app, with improved heart rate monitoring and analytical feedback on your exercise. In one example, the Fitbit app explains to a user why their latest run felt more difficult compared to ones on previous days.
The Pixel 2 Smartwatch starts at $349 and is available for pre-order today, with the first watches shipping next week. Buyers can opt for watches with Wi-Fi and LTE.