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Buying your first Android wearable? Here's what you need to know

Buying your first Android wearable? Here's what you need to know

The Apple Watch is ubiquitous among iPhone owners: it's the go-to for iOS devices. Android, on the other hand, doesn't have any such singular, easy-to-recommend smartwatch — we've got all kinds of options from tons of different manufacturers. Here's a quick guide to some of your best options across categories.

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Samsung's Galaxy Watch3 and Watch Active2 are both getting updated software

Samsung's Galaxy Watch3 and Watch Active2 are both getting updated software

The state of wearables for Android is kind of lamentable, but Samsung makes some of the best. Today it's rolling out software updates for the Galaxy Watch3 and Watch Active2, the latter of which hasn't seen a software bump since January. Both of them are relatively minor patches to Tizen version 5.5.0.2, released earlier this year.

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Latest Galaxy Watch3 update comes to Verizon with health-tracking improvements

Latest Galaxy Watch3 update comes to Verizon with health-tracking improvements

Samsung's wearables are some of the best on the market, mixing high-end hardware with exceptionally smooth and reliable software. Last year's Galaxy Watch3 represents the latest in what Samsung has to offer, and a new software update now arriving for Verizon models delivers some "handy" new features.

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Samsung smartwatches start at just $146 during Woot's DOTD (up to $164 off)

Samsung smartwatches start at just $146 during Woot's DOTD (up to $164 off)

Samsung makes some pretty stellar smartwatches, and today only, Woot is offering some serious savings on three of them. The Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Active2, and Gear Sport watches start at just $145.99 with discounts up to 48% off, making this the perfect time to do some holiday shopping.

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Grab a refurbished 46mm Galaxy Watch for just $170 on Amazon

Grab a refurbished 46mm Galaxy Watch for just $170 on Amazon

Samsung's Tizen-powered smartwatches are worthy competitors to Wear OS, and even manage to beat Google's wearable platform in a number of ways. Right now, you can grab a refurbished Galaxy Watch in the 46mm size for just $169.99 from Amazon — one of the most affordable ways to get your hands on a Samsung wearable.

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Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Watch on sale starting at just $135 from Amazon

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Watch on sale starting at just $135 from Amazon

Samsung knows what it's doing when it comes to wearables. The company's Tizen operating system is routinely hailed as being in a league above other competitors like Google's Wear OS due to its speed and fluidity. Amazon is currently offering the original Galaxy Watch for prices as low as $134.97 — the same watch that Samsung will pay $200 for in trade-in value.

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Get Samsung's newest Galaxy Watch3 for as low as $140 with trade-in

Get Samsung's newest Galaxy Watch3 for as low as $140 with trade-in

Samsung released the Galaxy Watch3, and it's a very solid smartwatch. We found it a bit pricey at the $400 MSRP, but right now, you can save up to $260 on the wearable with an eligible trade-in on Samsung's website. And even if you don't have an older piece of tech lying around, you can still save $60 on the Galaxy Watch3 right now from Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo, and Samsung.com.

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Five apps you should try on your Samsung Galaxy Watch

Five apps you should try on your Samsung Galaxy Watch

Samsung's Galaxy Watches usually pair excellent hardware with refined software, but there still aren't that many third-party applications. Samsung has covered most of the basics with its own apps, and you likely won't do most of the same tasks with your watch as you would with your smartphone, but it can still be difficult to find apps to improve your watch's usability. It doesn't help that the Galaxy Store lumps in watch faces with applications, so scrolling through the top apps mostly amounts to scrolling through various clock styles.

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Should you buy a Wear OS watch or a Galaxy Watch?

Should you buy a Wear OS watch or a Galaxy Watch?

These days, there are two primary options for Android-compatible smartwatches. You can use a watch powered by Google's own Wear OS software, or pick up a Galaxy Watch from Samsung. Both platforms get most of the basics right, but depending on which features you care about the most, one might be better than the other for you.

In this guide, we'll go over the key differences between both platforms, so you can make an informed smartwatch purchase.

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The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 will likely debut on July 22

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 will likely debut on July 22

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Watch 3 has been leaking like crazy recently. It first went through the FCC back in May, and then a report claimed that Samsung would announce the watch at an event in July. And now it looks like we're getting some even more specific confirmation of that announcement date thanks to a leaked product render.

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