The Verizon Wear24 would make for a pretty solid entry-level Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch. It’s got zippy performance with good battery life, GPS and LTE. However, it’s also $349 with no two-year contract, making it way too expensive for a smartwatch that lacks a heart rate sensor, comes with a bland design and has no Android Pay support despite having NFC built-in. Unless you really need an LTE-enabled smartwatch on Verizon’s network, it’s best to skip this one.
Verizon surprised us back in February when it announced the Wear24, its own LTE-enabled smartwatch. It surprised us once again a couple months later when it announced it would go on sale in just a couple days.
And then we were surprised once again when it was announced that the LG Watch Sport would not make it to Verizon’s network, leaving the similar Wear24 as one of the few simple, good-looking LTE-enabled watches on Big Red’s spectrums.
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