Best first-party Google Pixel Watch bands 2024

It may not be the newest thing out there, but there's no denying that Google's first-gen Pixel Watch still remains a looker. From its smooth, rounded appearance to the clean software experience, we love everything about it. It's lightweight, durable, and has even been updated to the latest version of Google's wearable-oriented platform.

If you're planning on buying the Pixel Watch, there are two variants — Wi-Fi and LTE — you can choose from, both having Google's Active Band as standard. It's good, but if you don't want to wear a rubber strap around your wrist all the time, consider one (or more!) of these best first-party Google Pixel Watch bands separately. They're a bit expensive but offer a perfectly seamless and secure fit with your Pixel Watch.

Stunning Pixel Watch bands that are made by Google

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Google's own Pixel Watch bands are standout options, but they are costly

While you have a diverse array of options to pick from the best Pixel Watch bands available out there, third-party offerings can't match the fit and finish you'll get if you go for one of the best first-party Pixel Watch bands for your new smartwatch. There is no doubt that Google Pixel Watch (still) looks incredible; it's probably the reason its successor looks practically identical. However, the right accessories can enhance the wearable's appeal further. What's more, you'll be able to use all these bands with the Pixel Watch 2, if/when you choose to upgrade.

The Active Band that you get with the Pixel Watch is ideal for everyday use. You can wear it to work or when you're working out, and there are plenty of colors to choose from. It's also the cheapest first-party Pixel Watch band you can get.

Rubber straps don't exactly scream luxury, which is why you'll need the Metal Links Band for special events and formal occasions. We understand that spending $200 on a smartwatch band may not be affordable for everyone, so if you want something classy to go with dressier outfits, one of the leather bands made by Google will do the job, too.

If you value comfort over everything else, the soft and cozy Stretch Band is a great choice. On the other hand, the Woven Band is just as comfortable but looks even more stylish.

Watch bands are good for changing up your wearable's look, but you also need to keep it safe. So, make sure you've got one of these best screen protectors for your Google Pixel Watch as well.

Namerah Saud Fatmi
Editor — Accessories, speakers, and tablets

Namerah enjoys geeking out over accessories, gadgets, and all sorts of smart tech. She spends her time guzzling coffee, writing, casual gaming, and cuddling with her furry best friends. Find her on Twitter @NamerahS.