Verizon Wear24 available for purchase in the United States. Verizon is famous for launching flagship smartphones with contact on lower initial prices but it is not known for launching Android Wear smartwatches. The company has recently launched it’s smartwatch which is based on latest version of Android Wear, which is version 2.0.
It is Verizon’s first exclusive LTE smartwatch. Users can make calls and can send texts using the watch thanks to LTE. Users will also be able to listen to music using wireless Bluetooth headphones. The watch will also support all the apps designed for Android Wear.
The watch is powered by Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset. It features 1.39-inch AMOLED touchscreen display. It has 768MB of RAM enough for handling tasks with 4GB of internal storage. Everything is powered by 450 mAh battery.
Look wise, the watch looks good but the Rose Gold colour is strictly targeted to women as the outer metal body is in gold colour with Rose Gold straps.
The smartwatch is called Verizon Wear24 and it will be available for purchase in the United States from 11th May on Verizon’s official US website. The device is available in three different colours which are, Stainless Steel, Gunmetal, and Rose gold.
The watch is said to compete with other smartwatches from known brands like LG and Huawei. The smartwatch starts from USD 299.99 but users will be stuck with a two-year contract at this price. The retail price of the smartwatch is $349.99 without any kind of contract.
Verizon is advertising that users will save $35 as they need not pay restocking fees of $35. On the other hand, all the users will have to pay one-time activation fees of $30. Verizon has managed to find new ways of taking money from users in one or the another way.
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