Verizon Wear24 is the carrier’s Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch


Earlier today, Google not only made it clear when the Android Wear 2.0 update would see the light of day, but it also introduced two new smartwatches: The LG Watch Sport and Watch Style.

Now Verizon wants to get in on the new announcement fun. Big Red has officially announced its own Android Wear 2.0-based smartwatch, called the Wear24 (pictured left, next to the LG Watch Sport), and confirmed it will be running the latest version of Google’s smartwatch-focused operating system right out of the box.

Verizon did confirm that the wearable will be IP67-rated water resistant, so it can be submerged in up to 3.3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. Other specs include a 1.39-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, NFC and Android Pay support, a battery measured in at 450mAh.

The Wear24 will be priced at $299.99 with a two-year activation along with it, and Verizon says it will be available both in its physical retail stores as well as its online shop beginning sometime in March.

What do you think of the Wear24′s design?

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