Verizon is releasing its own Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch
The Wear24 will pack LTE for a slightly lower price than the competition.
Carriers are no stranger to selling smartwatches, but offering one of their own? That’s rare, but Verizon is giving it a shot. The carrier (and Engadget corporate overlord) has unveiled the Wear24, a network-exclusive Android Wear 2.0 watch that will sell alongside the LG Watch Sport. It hasn’t revealed full specs at this point, but the initial indications are that it’s on the higher end. On top of the expected LTE data, you’re looking at Android Pay support, a 450mAh battery (slightly larger than LG’s 430mAh pack), IP67 water resistance and a 1.39-inch AMOLED screen. We’ve asked about the presence of a heart rate monitor.