I was concerned that the Quartz’s affordability would come with a compromise on performance. But it wasn’t significantly slower than more-expensive watches I’ve tested. The Quartz runs smoothly most of the time, although it occasionally hiccups when launching apps or installing a game via the Play Store. It’s also slow to respond to voice commands, whether I’m asking to translate a phrase, write a message or call a friend. But other Android Wear 2.0 devices, like the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 and the LG Watch Style, suffer similar delays when dealing with speech… More at engadget.
Decent quality smart watches at low prices could push the entire market deeper into traditional watch territory.