The well-reviewed ZenWatch 2 is available in curvy, but not round, 1.63- and 1.45-inch versions. It has multiple faces, a pedometer, a fast charger, IP67, and a mic. Selling for as low as $150, the ZenWatch is still the Android Wear price leader.
The rugged, $500 WSD-F10 can handle 50-meter submersion and is MIL-STD-801G compliant against shock and vibration. Loaded with activity and sports apps, it features a dual layer screen that flips between sunlight-readable monochrome and color displays.
The $275 (leather bracelet) or $295 (steel) Fossil Q Founder runs on an Intel Atom with 1GB RAM, and boasts IP67 protection, all day 400mAh battery, custom faces and an activity tracker. The 1.5-inch display is spec’d at 240ppi.
The well-reviewed, semi-luxury Huawei Watch offers a high-res, 1.4-inch, 400x400 AMOLED display with scratch-resistant sapphire glass and no “flat tire” overlay. Activity and heart rate sensors are standard, and numerous options can push this up to $800.
The “$350” Watch Urbane can be found for as little as $200. The IP67 protected watch has a round, sunlight readable 1.3-inch P-OLED display, a quad-core processor, 9-axis sensor, and a 410mAh battery. There are multiple strap options.
The first LTE Android Wear watch sells for $365 plus an AT&T 4G plan. Its 1.38-inch P-OLED display leads the pack with 480x480-pixel, 348ppi resolution. The Urbane LTE offers 768MB RAM, IP67, and a 570mAh battery.
This second-gen, $300 and up follow-on to the popular Moto 360 is highly customizable and available in two men’s and one women’s versions. New features include IP67 and a faster CPU. A GPS enabled “Sport” version has been widely panned.
Sony appears to have stopped production on the SmartWatch 3, but as we wait for the SmartWatch 4, it's still available for as little as $139. The third generation features a quad-core Cortex-A7 Broadcom SoC and extras like GPS, NFC, and IP68.
Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has found success with its $1,500, Intel Atom based Connected. This first true luxury Android Wear model offers a 1.5-inch display, IP67, 3-hands clock movement, multiple faces, and an all-day 410mAh battery.