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Android Wear vs. Apple Watch. Which is right for you? Photo: Google.

Android Wear vs. Apple Watch. Which is right for you? Photo: Google.

Now that we know more about the long-awaited Apple Watch, it’s time to find out how it stacks up against Google’s Android Wear platform and the growing number of wearables that support it.

There are lots of similarities between the two, but there also some big differences in software, hardware, and price that will likely help you decide which one is right for you.

Will the ZenWatch be Asus' last Android Wear device? Photo: Asus

Will the ZenWatch be Asus’ last Android Wear device? Photo: Asus

Following the launch of its well-received ZenWatch late last year, Asus has been promising us another fancy new smartwatch with incredible battery life. But unfortunately for Android Wear fans, the company will be snubbing Google’s platform in favor of its own.

Asus is already working on a better ZenWatch. Photo: Asus.

Asus is already working on a better ZenWatch. Photo: Asus.

Asus built one of the best Android Wear watches you can buy on its first attempt, and it is already promising a second-generation ZenWatch that will be even better.

In addition to the ability to make calls without being connected to a smartphone, the device could have significantly better battery life.

Moto 360's customization options could be more than just different straps. Image: Cult of Android

Moto 360’s customization options could be more than just different straps. Image: Cult of Android

The Moto 360 may one day be just as customizable as the Moto X after Motorola revealed that wearables “could be” coming to MotoMaker. It’s already one of the most popular Android Wear watches on the market, but giving users the ability to choose different straps, accent colors, and more could make it even bigger.

The back of the new ZenFone. Photo: Asus

The back of the new ZenFone. Photo: Asus

Asus started teasing its new ZenFone earlier this week, ahead of a full reveal at CES 2015 in Las Vegas next month. We were expecting a high-end device with new camera technology that would allow for better low light photos — thanks to its “see what others can’t see” tagline — but what we may end up with could be a lot less exciting, according to the handset’s leaked specifications.

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