New Guess Connect Android Wear watches announced in two sizes with lots of gold
You may have forgotten by now that Guess actually had Android Wear watches, but it's hoping to re-spark enthusiasm for its brand in the smartwatch world with two new entries in the Guess Connect family. The new Guess Connect models come in two sizes, corresponding with different styles: a 41mm women-focused design, and a 44mm with more of a men's look. The 41mm Guess Connect will have multiple color choices, including silver, gold, and rose gold.
Just like we'll continue to see throughout 2017, the Guess Connect watches are powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, which is designed specifically for Android Wear 2.0. Because we won't see the products actually launch until late this year, Guess isn't laying out any more specs at this time. And to be fair, most people looking at a Guess smartwatch likely don't care about how much RAM is in it either.
Guess takes its best shot at who it thinks will be interested in a Guess Connect watch:
Uh huh. That perfectly describes us! Well, they're bound to appeal to someone — Guess sells plenty of mechanical watches and is an extremely well-known name in fashion. Google has shown a propensity to make partnerships with well-known fashion brands for Android Wear rather than just electronics companies, and it's a good dual-pronged approach that can appeal to a wider audience.
We'll have a better idea of complete specs, pricing, and availability of the Guess Connect watches later this year.
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They don't look bad at all, at least in opinion. Of course price and a full spec sheet would be the deciding factor to invest in one of these or not.
"And to be fair, most people looking at a Guess smartwatch likely don't care about how much RAM is in it either." That's not really a fair statement, there are many people who care about how something looks on their wrist, in addition to having good specs. And we would consider Guess - if it comes with decent specs - because it does look good, while the tech companies making these things for the most part are not making them attractive at all. A smartwatch can have all the bells and whistles but nobody's going to want to wear it if it's an unattractive monstrosity (looking at you, LG Sport). But if it looks great but doesn't have the functionality then not many will buy either. And therein lies the slow adoption with smartwatches currently.... Anyway, I am really liking how these look, hopefully it will have decent specs (NFC.,.)
More trash, just saturation
The blue one looks nice
Guess used to be my brand
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These aren't bad but the left one is way too much for me. I'll love a watch that has more of a simple elegance to it.