Let’s hope you have been saving up this summer season

Google’s fall {hardware} occasion is simply a few weeks away, and though we largely know what to anticipate, it is nonetheless an thrilling time within the Android group. Not solely will we get the Pixel 7 and seven Professional, successors to 2 of the most effective telephones you should buy proper now, however we’ll additionally see Google’s first try at making a smartwatch. The Pixel Watch is among the firm’s most anticipated devices in years, however if you happen to’re fascinated about selecting it up on day one, I hope you have been saving your pennies.


The parents at 9to5Google obtained leaked photos of a retail scanner showcasing the costs of the Pixel Watch in its Wi-Fi and LTE configurations. We have recognized for practically a month now that the mobile mannequin would run customers $400 upfront, and at present’s report reveals how a lot the fundamental Wi-Fi/GPS variant will price, too. If you wish to purchase the Pixel Watch, get able to drop $350 on its normal configuration.

This value is costlier than different premium smartwatches available on the market, most notably the Galaxy Watch 5 sequence. Whereas the titanium-laden Watch 5 Lively prices effectively above $400, the bigger 44mm-sized Watch 5 begins at simply $310. If in case you have small wrists, the 40mm Galaxy Watch 5 is even cheaper, priced at simply $280. This pricing is nearer to what Apple costs for its newest wearables, suggesting that Google thinks of the Pixel Watch as a premium Android product. We’ll must get our palms on a unit earlier than figuring out whether or not that is true.

We’re additionally studying all three coloration combos Google plans to supply at launch, however if you happen to’ve been hoping for a lineup as artistic as its Pixel telephones, put together to be upset. The Wi-Fi/GPS Pixel Watch will are available in Black, Silver, and Gold, with Obsidian, Chalk, and Hazel bands, respectively. Reportedly, Obsidian is simply one other approach of claiming black — as in, the default watch will probably be black-on-black — whereas Chalk is simply white. The LTE-capable Watch will are available in equivalent colours, aside from the Silver mannequin swapping out its Chalk band for Charcoal (often known as grey).

These aren’t probably the most thrilling coloration choices we have ever seen, although Google plans to supply further proprietary bands for anybody seeking to spice issues up a bit. Should you’re dying to study extra concerning the Pixel Watch, October sixth is just a bit over two weeks away — and so they’re loads of time for added leaks between from time to time.