Editors Liked

  • Doesn't require phone tethering
  • Android Wear 2.0 is a big improvement
  • Mostly excellent performance
  • The crown is great for scrolling while concentrating on the screen
  • IP68 water resistance
  • Google Assistant makes lots of sense on a smartwatch

Editors Didn't Like

  • Battery life falls short
  • Thick, sometimes cumbersome design
  • Loading anything is a laborious task
  • Permanently affixed bands mean you're stuck with one look
  • Remind me, why are we all supposed to want smartwatches again?