Google Pixel Watch: Help by Google, health by Fitbit
As part of our latest offering of Google devices this fall, we’re officially unveiling our first full-featured premium smartwatch: Google Pixel Watch. A natural extension of the Pixel family, the Google Pixel Watch was created to combine the smarts and helpfulness you know and love from Google with Fitbit’s health and fitness expertise, all in an elegant design.
A beautiful design, you can truly make your own
Designed with comfort and durability in mind, the Google Pixel Watch is sophisticated for a night out or a business meeting, substantial for your activities and workouts, and lightweight to sleep in. The bold, circular 3D domed glass blends seamlessly into the 80% recycled stainless steel case giving it a slim look on the wrist. It is both water-resistant (up to 50 meters) and scratch-resistant, meant to be worn all day and all night. Inspired by a classic timepiece, the tactile crown controls on-screen scrolling, accesses shortcuts and initiates the app tray to get you the helpful information you need. The side button subtly above the crown opens your most-recently used apps, so favorites are just a click away.
The unique band attach mechanism — inspired by how a camera lens attaches to a camera body — makes it easy to change bands to transform the overall look of the watch. Switch up your style with 10 available band choices, and choose from a wide assortment of classic or modern bands in woven, active and leather styles, with metal coming next spring.
And the comprehensive family of 18 customizable watch faces, each with many personalization options – from the colors to the layout and the information you need most – provide thousands of options. You can complete the look whether you want something for your workout, a night out or staying in, even set your favourite photos as your watch face with Google Photos.
Google help goes with you
Google Pixel Watch is powered with Wear OS by Google (Wear OS 3.5) and delivers the information you need at a glance, making life more convenient and providing help whenever and wherever you need it. Interaction is extremely smooth, responsive and easy to use. With tiles and watch faces that you can easily customize to be information-rich or minimal, the experience is uniquely yours to choose what you see at a glance. With Google Assistant built-in, your personalized help on the go is quick and hands-free. You can easily control your smart home devices through the Google Home app or just say “Hey, Google” to your watch to adjust the thermostat, turn on or off the lights, and get notifications from your Nest doorbell when a person or package is at the door (with compatible smart devices).
From adjusting the thermostat to turning off the lights, Google Pixel Watch offers various features with the Google Home app to make life more convenient.
Check your notifications from Gmail and Google Calendar, make contactless payments in stores and at transit with Google Wallet, and get turn-by-turn directions with Maps, including an interactive view that makes it easy to see where you are and where you’re going. Enjoy access to over 100 million songs with YouTube Music Premium, to cache your favorite playlists using ample 32GB of on-device storage, or streaming phone-free over built-in 4G LTE-cellular. You can access even more apps with Google Play Store right on your wrist, including Adidas Running, Calm, Spotify, MyFitnessPal and Strava.
Powered with Wear OS by Google (Wear OS 3.5), Google Pixel Watch can be customized to deliver all the information and notifications you need throughout that day.
Pixel Buds will automatically connect to your watch if paired with your phone, and you can start a call on your phone and leave the house without it and it will automatically transfer to your Google Pixel Watch. The same fluid handoff between devices happens for listening to your music and Maps for a cohesive experience.
To give you added peace of mind, Google Pixel Watch is also equipped with an Emergency SOS feature to alert emergency responders or trusted contacts when you’re in an emergency or feeling unsafe. Fall Detection can detect if you take a hard fall and will connect you to emergency services, even auto-dialing if you’re unresponsive (coming this winter).
Health and fitness favorites from Fitbit
Google Pixel Watch includes the best of Fitbit’s leading health and fitness features, including its most accurate heart rate tracking yet. With on-device machine learning and deep optimization down to the processor level, it gives you an accurate measurement of your heart rate continuously tracking at once per second. The Fitbit experience is completely redesigned on Google Pixel Watch, with 40 exercise modes available to track your favorite workouts and all-day activities including steps, distance and Active Zone Minutes, to help you push for that extra rep during workouts.
Make the most of your workouts with a wide variety of exercise modes and tracking features - including Active Zone Minutes – right on your wrist.
Easily keep tabs on your health with an ECG app to detect signs of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), better understand your sleep with Sleep Score and Sleep Stages and receive guidance based on Fitbit’s 20 billion nights tracked. Get insights into key metrics like your breathing rate, heart rate variability and more – all on the Health Metrics Dashboard in the Fitbit app. Beyond that, with Fitbit Premium, you get deeper insights and access to features like Daily Readiness Score so you know when to go all-out in your workout or prioritize rest. Combined with over 1,000 workouts and 400 mindfulness sessions to help you take action, approach each day based on what your body is telling you.
Keep your health information right at your fingertips, both on your Google Pixel Watch face and in the Fitbit app.
Getting started is easy
Google Pixel Watch is compatible with Pixel phones and other Android 8.0+ phones, and is available in two connectivity configurations: built-in 4G LTE-cellular for phone-free convenience or Bluetooth/Wi-Fi. Google Fi subscribers can even set up LTE without additional line fees on most plans. Fast Pair makes it easy to set-up your Google Pixel Watch with your Pixel phone, plus existing Fitbit users can pick up where they left off from their current device and won’t lose any stats or personal data.
Google Pixel Watch keeps you going through the day reliably with up to 24 hours of battery life, even with all-day continuous per second heart-rate, and health and activity tracking. And when you do need a quick charge, get back 50% battery life in just 30 minutes top-up, ideal for pre-bedtime charging for your sleep tracking.
Google Pixel Watch is available for $449.99 CAD for Bluetooth/Wi-Fi, and $529.99 CAD for 4G LTE, including six months of Fitbit Premium trial for free (available in applicable markets). Accessory bands range from $69.99-$109.99 CAD.
Beginning today, pre-order Pixel Watch online at the Google Store, Fitbit.com and select global retailers and your favorite carriers, with availability in all nine core Pixel regions starting October 13.
Pre-order the Pixel Watch of your choice starting today.