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The ZenWatch is getting Android Wear 5.1. Photo: Asus

The ZenWatch is getting Android Wear 5.1. Photo: Asus

Google’s latest Android Wear upgrade, which adds a whole host of new features and improvements, is now available on the Asus ZenWatch.

LG's original Android Wear watch doesn't have Wi-Fi. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

LG’s original Android Wear watch doesn’t have Wi-Fi. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google’s latest Android Wear update finally enables Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing your smartwatch to communicate with your phone even when it’s out of Bluetooth range. But not all Wear watches have Wi-Fi built-in.

Users of the LG G Watch and the Asus ZenWatch are among those who are out of luck.

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.

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