Android Watch Recommendations Please!

Discussion in 'Watches (Android Wear, Tizen/Samsung, etc)' started by hammerhead13, Aug 27, 2016.

  1. Gudasau

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    Thanks! I thought so too, but I've been reading about so many I started confusing myself. It's nice to have y'all around to check my homework :D
    Is there any reason to avoid a watch tied in with Verizon? Is there a monthly fee associated with it? If so, no big deal, the more I look, the more I'm liking the Zenwatch which doesn't have any notations of VZ, Unlocked, or AT&T with it in the listings.
     
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    That watch has a cellular radio on it so it can work independently of your phone on the VZW network for a fee. You do not have to use that feature and it will function normally with out it.
    Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
    As a fan and owner of Moto... seriously, drop that from your list. There is no need to deal with the flat tire when you have so many options...

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    Dropped!
    Seriously, I've been sitting here at work (painfully slow today) comparing specs, looking at pictures, etc... That flat tire would bug me, I think.
    The more I read, the more I'm liking with Zenwatch 3. The IP67 rating has sealed the deal for me -- I think LOL. Now, to decide on the color of the bezel and find the perfect used one for me.
    Quick! Before she changes her mind!:rolleyes:
     
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    I was going to upgrade to the Z3. It's a solid choice. Some guy did a kick starter campaign (funded) to make these little adapters so you could use 3rd party bands with it.
    SteelConnect AZ3 - Asus Zenwatch 3 Strap Adapter

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    Yeah! I saw that somewhere in this forum. That's a pretty cool little piece. I wish I were clever enough to come up with something like that!
    The watch looks pretty big, but I think it'll be okay for me. That IP67 is what I'm totally hooked on. I'm outside a lot in the warmer months and have to stop what I'm doing and lock up my watch somewhere when it rains. It would be convenient to just keep on plugging along.
     
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    Hang on!
    What's the true difference between the Urbane 2nd Gen and the Zenwatch 3? I guess I stopped reading about the Urbane when I saw it was associated with a carrier. It's IP67, as well. I've got the specs of the two pulled up and don't see that big of a difference -- from my cluelss side of smartwatches. The Urbane is cheaper AND I can swap out the bands easily. Wouldn't it make more sense to go with the LG?
    IF I were to go with the LG and NOT connect it to VZ, do I still need to get a VZ or Unlocked model, or does that matter?
     
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    It does not matter. It's like buying a VZW phone and never activating it and only using it on WiFi. It will work fine!

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    Thanks so much! I know I can be a PITA every once and awhile. I truly appreciate everyone's patience!
     
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    I stand corrected on the ease of swapping bands on the Urbane. I don't know what I thought I saw, but it wasn't correct. Well, I can tell ya it's down to those two. Who knows which one I'll end up with. Thanks again, @PereDroid !
     
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    Definite Moto advantage.

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    Matter of personal preference, but I don't care for the ticket Mark's on that bezel. Makes them redundant if you have an "analog" face with tick marks.

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