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RedMagic's new Watch is a lot like the OnePlus Watch, only $60 less

RedMagic's new Watch is a lot like the OnePlus Watch, only $60 less

RedMagic has a new smart watch for you to check out, and surprisingly, it has nothing to do with eSports: it's more focused on actual sports and fitness. It uses a round OLED display, a super-long battery life, has a low price, and it eschewed Wear OS or any other established platform... Wait a second, didn't we just do this one? I feel like we just did this one.

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Fossil's first Wear OS smartwatch with LTE is a Verizon exclusive

Fossil's first Wear OS smartwatch with LTE is a Verizon exclusive

Fossil Group has been Google's main partner with Wear OS for years, producing dozens of watches under a handful of different brands. The company's main flagship watch is the Fossil Gen 5, which is nearing two years old. Fossil didn't announce a Gen 6 line at this year's CES show, but there is a new LTE version of the Gen 5 coming this spring.

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OnePlus is open to using Wear OS in future smartwatches

OnePlus is open to using Wear OS in future smartwatches

OnePlus has been playing with the idea of producing a smartwatch for years, and a few months ago, it seemed to finally be happening. Even though the plans were reportedly delayed in October after a corporate shake-up, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has now mentioned the project in an interview.

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Wyze wants to sell you a $20 Apple Watch clone

Wyze wants to sell you a $20 Apple Watch clone

Smart home company Wyze has been rapidly expanding its product lineup over the past few months, with new internet-connected sprinklers, vacuums, thermostats, and third-gen Wyze Cams. Wyze released its first wearable device last year, the unimpressive Wyze Band, and now the company is working on a full-blown smartwatch.

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Oppo tipped to release an international version of its smartwatch with Wear OS

Oppo tipped to release an international version of its smartwatch with Wear OS

Back in March, Chinese manufacturer Oppo announced its first smartwatch, sporting a design similar to the one of an Apple Watch. The device, called the Oppo Watch, was exclusively meant to be sold on the Chinese Market and ran an in-house Android-based OS. However, a new promotional video seems to point the company is about to release a refreshed version of the product that will ship with Wear OS.

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Blood pressure monitoring now live on Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

Blood pressure monitoring now live on Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

It was a only a few months ago that the South Korean government authorized Samsung's Health Monitor app. It's a tool that allows Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 users to measure and diagnose their blood pressure wherever, whenever. Today the app has officially launched, exclusive to Watch Active2 users in South Korea.

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Bixby comes to Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches ahead of S-Voice shutdown

Bixby comes to Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches ahead of S-Voice shutdown

Samsung's smartwatches are one of the better choices when it comes to the Android side of wearables. The company released its Gear S3 watch back in 2016 to solid reviews, and it has kept owners on their feet with new updates since then. Last year, the S3 received an update to Samsung's One UI, and now it looks like a new update, System Update 7, is rolling out.

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Samsung Galaxy Watches will soon be able to read your blood pressure

Samsung Galaxy Watches will soon be able to read your blood pressure

Samsung has been working on adding blood pressure measurements to its wearables for a while. It launched a limited test of that feature for the original Watch Active back in 2019, and now, about a year later, the company has announced that the South Korean government has authorized its brand-new Health Monitor app. It's capable of taking blood pressure with nothing but the Watch Active2 (plus some calibration help from a traditional cuff) and will be available in the country in the third quarter of 2020.

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Wyze Band to combine activity tracking and smart home control, app teardown reveals

Wyze Band to combine activity tracking and smart home control, app teardown reveals

Wyze detailed the timeline of its upcoming smart home products last week, including the Wyze Band—a wearable that functions as a fitness tracker as well as allowing you to control your Wyze products from your wrist in the form-factor of the Fitbit Charge 3. Now, additional details have come to light thanks to some information in the public beta app.

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Fossil's fifth-gen smartwatches showcase Wear OS at its best (Update: four months later)

Fossil's fifth-gen smartwatches showcase Wear OS at its best (Update: four months later)

Google's Wear OS platform is in a bit of a weird place. The operating system itself is still being periodically updated with new features and improvements, like the Tiles function that was released in May, but the third-party app library is still minimal, and Qualcomm has been slow to improve the underlying hardware. Still, Wear OS isn't going anywhere, and the closest thing to a flagship watch is the new fifth-generation Fossil Q lineup.

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