The Google Pixel Watch marks the company’s official entry into the smartwatch market. Since the launch of Wear OS in 2014, customers have been waiting for an official watch from Google, both in terms of hardware and software. After considerable rumor and a few quick glimpses, the watch is now complete.
The launch of the Pixel Watch coincides with intense competition. The Apple Watch Series SE, Series 8 and Ultra are three new smartwatches just introduced by Apple that represent the eighth generation of wearables.
Check the comparison to know which watch suits you best:
Comparison between the Apple Watch Series 8 and the Google Pixel Watch:
45mm or 41mm for the Apple Watch Series 8 and 41mm for the Google Pixel Watch.
You get Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and LTE (GPS + Cellular model only) in the Apple Watch Series 8, and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, LTE, and UMTS2 in the Google Pixel Watch.
The Apple Watch Series 8 only connects to iPhones and is compatible with iPhone 8 or later running iOS 16, while the Google Pixel Watch is compatible with Android 8.0 or later.
The Apple Watch Series 8 comes with an 18-hour lithium-ion battery (36 hours on sleep mode) and 120 minutes to fully charge. The Google Pixel Watch comes with a 24-hour lithium-ion battery and takes around 80 minutes to fully charge.
The Apple Watch Series 8 comes with GPS, altimeter, blood oxygen, optical heart sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, body temperature sensor and high-G accelerometer, while the Google Pixel Watch comes with compass, altimeter, blood oxygen sensor, a multipurpose electrical sensor, an optical heart rate sensor , an accelerometer, a gyroscope and an ambient light sensor.
The Apple Watch Series 8 is dustproof according to IP6X and waterproof up to 50 meters. The Google Pixel Watch has 5 atm.
The Apple Watch Series 8 comes with two options; an aluminum case that is available in Midnight, Starlight, Silver, (PRODUCT) RED, and the stainless steel case that is available in graphite, silver, and gold. The Google Pixel Watch comes with a stainless steel case in matte black, polished silver, and champagne gold colors.