Android wear that is re-branded as wear OS has gone through huge updates. At the same time, they seem to be more fashionable than the Apple Watch. Though the Android wear smartwatch lacks in powerful processor as the Apple Watch OS, still it seems to be an impressive choice for its advanced features included and impressive design preferences offered. When it was first announced back in 2014, users had very limited options especially from the major companies like Motorola and LG. Since Android wear OS is increasingly becoming popular, even we get to see the Android wear watch from the traditional watch manufacturers. However, almost all the watches work with similar software and hardware. This will definitely leave you confused about which one to choose from. Here, we have rounded up some of the best Android wear OS smartwatches that you can prefer to buy in 2018.
Until now, we have seen the Huawei Watch 2 Sport to be the best Android smartwatches. But, the latest member in the TicWatch family stole the crown with the TicWatch Pro that offers almost similar features with a lesser price tag. It boasts dual displays, one with a 1.4-inches OLED and the other is an LCD-style display that can turn off the Wear OS. It just works as a traditional watch displaying time and few other information. It further features GPS, heart rate sensor and NFC. The Android wear watch is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon wear 2100 and the battery can last for 30 days. It does features IP68 water resistance thus making an interesting option.
Another best Android wear watch that you can prefer to buy is LG Watch Sport. It offers all those necessary features required for a smartwatch. This includes a big AMOLED display, IP68 water resistance, optical heart rate sensor, inbuilt GPS, LTE connectivity as well as the Google Pay support. Scroll the menus offered using the button on the right side of the watch. This would make it quite easy to navigate. Though it is a bit pricey option, still the features included making it worthy to pay for.
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Here is another well-equipped smartwatch from the Chinese company that offers plenty of new features. The Huawei Watch 2 is compatible with the Android 4.3 or higher version and is powered by the popular Android wear processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100. It features built-in GPS connectivity and has an NFC support. But the display screen is a bit smaller at 1.2-inches. Despite featuring an attractive design and latest features, the price of this latest version seems to be a bit higher than the original Huawei Watch.
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Though not the best choice as the TicWatch Pro, the Movado Connect is still in our top list of Android wear smartwatch considering its style. Its design is almost similar to Movado’s traditional watch piece and the color of watch face changes throughout the day. It comes in with all those basic and necessary smartwatch features including Google Pay and NFC support. Surprisingly, the watch lacks in GPS and heart rate monitor. Moreover, it is available in different color options and strap choice.
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Despite being the first Android Wear watch from the fitness tracking specialists- Misfit, still, it succeeded in rendering a smartwatch that looks equally great as other popular watches while on your wrist. Apart from this, it offers enough top-end features with lighter design and premium finish. The speedy performance with great battery life is another major highlight of Misfit Vapor. Moreover, it is available for lesser price tag considering the price of other Android wear OS watches.
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