New reports point to the incoming wearable's battery capacity and cellular connectivity possibilities. It's been a busy few days for leaks around the Google Pixel Watch, and it doesn't appear like they'll stop anytime soon.
The first item of conjecture is that the Pixel Watch would come with a 300mAh battery packed in, according to sources speaking to 9to5Google. The 40mm Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 has a 247mAh battery, whereas the 42mm Fossil Gen 6 has a 300mAh battery compared to other Wear OS watches.
Both watches have a battery life of roughly 24 hours and run Wear OS, which the Pixel Watch is likely to do (depending, of course, on how much you use them). As a result, the Pixel Watch will survive for about a day between charges.
This insider also revealed that at least one Pixel Watch variant would feature cellular connectivity. In other words, you'll be able to use the smartwatch to go online and make calls without bringing your phone with you.
The Pixel Watch might come in three different models. While the exact distinctions are unknown, they are certainly based on size or other features. Only some devices may have cellular connectivity as one of their features.
The Google Pixel Watch's battery would last approximately a day between charges, which isn't surprising. Many of the top models on the market, including the massively popular Apple Watch, offer similar battery life.
Though manufacturers are working within the limits of the form type, we can't help but feel that these wearables deserve a longer battery life. If you fail to charge your smartwatch overnight, you'll be in trouble the following day unless you can find a power outlet and sit near it for an hour or two.
To get around the one-day battery limit, some smartwatch manufacturers have gone with monochrome screens and the option to charge using solar power. If you're informed about what you use it for, a device like the Garmin Instinct Solar can run for weeks between charges.
Both watches have a battery life of roughly 24 hours and run Wear OS, which the Pixel Watch is likely to do (depending on how much you use them). As a result, the Pixel Watch will survive for about a day between charges.
Only speculations based on leaks have been made when the rumored Google Pixel Watch will be released. Insider claims to have spoken to sources close to the situation who say it will happen in 2022, and we've recently learned that the big day will be May 26, 2022 - potentially at Google IO 2022.
In the United States, the wearable has been discovered in a carrier's inventory system, indicating that it is being prepped for sale and making a May launch more likely.
However, a tweet from well-known leaker Evleaks claimed it would be released alongside the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in 2018, and a rumor claimed it would be released on October 15, 2019, during the launch of the Pixel 4 - but neither of these things happened, and we're still waiting.
According to a recent report, the Google Pixel 6a and Pixel Watch launches will be pushed back from May to late July due to a global processor scarcity. According to one rumor, the wearable would be released in October alongside the Pixel 7.
However, we're very convinced that such a watch is in the works. The Pixel Watch may benefit from Google's acquisition of Fitbit, which may see Fitbit's wearable expertise applied to Google wristwatch hardware.
Even better, Google announced at IO 2021 that Wear OS is integrating features from Samsung's Tizen OS, hinting at what the Google Watch could be like.