The First Google Pixel Watch is Here!

Google released the first Google Pixel Watch, and it looks amazing. It has an aesthetic design with an edge-to-edge screen. Its circular, domed screen makes the watch look classic and modern at the same time. Here’s everything you need to know about the Google Pixel Watch, including price, specs, and where to buy it.

Google Pixel Watch Specs and Details

The Google Pixel Watch starts at $349.99 for the basic model with Bluetooth and WiFi. For the updated model that comes with 4G LTE, you can expect to pay $399.99. Google offers four colors options, including:
  • Champagne Gold case with a Hazel Active band
  • Matte Black case with an Obsidian Active band
  • Polished Silver case with a Charcoal Active band
  • Polished Silver case with a Chalk Active band
Customers can also purchase alternative band options to customize their watches. The watch has a sleek, round design with smooth edges and a domed screen. From edge to edge, the watch measures 41 mm in diameter with a height of 12.3 mm. In addition, Google designed the watch to be durable with Customer 3D Corning Gorilla Glass and a pressure-resistance rating of 5 ATM.
The case is made from 80% recycled stainless steel, and the Active bands have a soft-touch coating. The battery lasts up to 24 hours and can fast-charge to 50% in 30 minutes. It takes 80 minutes for the battery to reach 100%.
Some other notable features include:
  • Exynos 9110 SoC
  • Cortex M33 co-processor
  • WearOS 3.5
  • 32 GB storage space
  • Blood oxygen sensor
  • Emergency SOS
  • Fall detection
Overall, the Google Pixel Watch is a great first wearable from Google. It’s a good option for Android users who want a sleek option with similar features to an Apple Smart Watch. In addition, the it comes with six months of Fitbit Premium and three months of YouTube Music Premium.

Where Can You Purchase the Google Pixel Watch?

You can purchase the Google Pixel Watch in the Google Store. Google has a few payment options available, as well. For example, if you’re purchasing a $349.99 Pixel Watch, you can pay all at once, or you choose to pay over 12 months with Google’s 0% APR Google Store Financing. You can also purchase the watch from major retailers such as Best Buy.
Different bands are available from the Google store to mix and match the watch with different colors and styles. Google offers an Active band, a Stretch band, a Woven band, a Crafted Leather band, and a Two-Tone Leather band. The prices for these bands range from $49.99 to $79.99.

Does the Google Pixel Watch Come With a Warranty?

The Google Pixel Watch comes with a one-year limited warranty to prevent defects in materials and workmanship. However, the limited warranty does not cover accidental damage. If you purchase a used watch from the Google Store, the limited warranty only lasts for 90 days. Once the limited warranty expires, you’ll have to pay for any repairs or replacements out of pocket.
In addition, because accidental damage (such as scratches and screen cracks) are common for smartwatches, we recommend that you pair the watch with an extended warranty that covers accidental damage.

Protect Your Smartwatch With Upsie

Upsie offers comprehensive coverage for smartwatches, including the Google Pixel Watch. With an Upsie warranty, your watch has protection from the following:
  • Manufacturing defects
  • Screen cracks
  • Drops
  • Liquid spills
  • Battery failure
  • Touch screen failure
  • BlueTooth issues
In addition, Upsie’s warranties cost up to 70% less than warranties from stores or manufacturers. For example, a two-year Upsie warranty for the Google Pixel Watch costs just $45.99, and a three-year warranty costs $66.99. Upsie also has a low deductible of just $25 per claim.
In contrast, a similar two-year warranty from Best Buy’s Geek Squad would cost $79.99. This means that Upsie’s three-year warranty is still more affordable than Best Buy’s two-year warranty. Customers can also make unlimited 24/7/365 claims up to the purchase price of the device by calling Upsie’s expert claims representatives.
For the best protection at the best price, choose Upsie.

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