Google has shared not one but two pieces of exciting news for consumers in India this week. First, the company officially teased the launch of the Pixel 8 series in the country. Now, they have also given us a positive update on the launch of the Pixel Watch 2 in India. Yes, you read that correctly – the second-generation Pixel Watch is set to be the first Pixel smartwatch to hit the Indian market.
The official teaser not only offers a glimpse of the Pixel Watch 2 but also reveals its launch date in India and where it will be available.
Google Pixel Watch 2 India Launch Date and Availability
The global unveiling of the Google Pixel Watch 2 will take place at the Pixel 8 series launch event in New York City on October 4. According to the teaser shared by Google India, Indian consumers can mark their calendars for October 5, when the Pixel Watch 2 is expected to become available. This launch event is likely to happen at midnight in Indian time.
Google continues its partnership with Flipkart as the exclusive platform for the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro phones in India. In line with this, the Pixel Watch 2 will also be accessible to Indian consumers through the Flipkart platform.
|Google Pixel Watch 2
|Wi-Fi and LTE
Now, let’s delve into the expected specifications of the Pixel Watch 2:
Google Pixel Watch 2 Specifications
The Pixel Watch 2 is anticipated to be available in both Wi-Fi and LTE variants. Google is likely to equip the new Pixel Watch with the Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chip, offering improved battery life compared to its predecessor. It is expected to feature a 1.2-inch OLED display and support ultrawide-band (UWB) technology, ensuring better connectivity for this wearable device.
However, the real star of the show will be the Wear OS 4.0 version, based on Android 13. This updated version should deliver not only better battery life but also a host of exciting features that will make the Android smartwatch a compelling choice for consumers.
Google aims to position the Pixel Watch 2 in the sub-Rs 30,000 price segment, putting it in direct competition with the Samsung Galaxy Watch series and the Apple Watch Series.
Indian consumers have every reason to be excited about the upcoming Google Pixel Watch 2. With its advanced features, competitive pricing, and exclusive availability on Flipkart, this smartwatch is poised to be a hit in the Indian market. Mark your calendars for October 5 and get ready to meet the all-new Pixel Watch 2.