Wyze band - who's holding out?

I’d love to finally buy a smart watch, but we just kicked alexa out of the house in favor of a google speaker. Who’s holding out for the wyze band to support google? Is it just me or am I being too picky?

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I believe that Wyze is actively working on Google integration. But google integration is notoriously slow, not Wyze, Google. After Google kept opting me back in to things I had explicitly said no to I got rid of Google. But everyone has their own experience and preference.

Yes I get the feeling that Amazon plays much nicer in the sandbox with other platforms than Google. That’s what made me hold out for so long with Alexa. But with YouTube premium and YouTube music and all that stuff, despite my prime sub I had to switch. Glad to know it could be in the works but I would love to confirm

This is a post from Wyze:

https://forums.wyzecam.com/t/wyze-band-early-access-3-24-2020/93129/9?u=rbruceporter

I’m holding out on the Wyze band until I see positive reports with regards to Google integration. :face_with_raised_eyebrow:

I have no Alexaz but still ordered the band. Caution, meet wind!

I am 100% Alexa! Bought a Google home hub (the one with the screen - don’t know what they are calling it now.) But it never worked with Wyze cameras so it’s just a clock now. Got a Fire tablet to do my cameras and am very happy. I’m sure Wyze band will work with Google in the future as there are more “band” like things out there for Google. Amazon doesn’t have a band yet only glasses and a ring.

As I’m Alexa vested the band seemed a good fit now. I’d say get it now and you’ll be ready when Google is available.

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Good outlook, @HareRaiser. I’m 100% Google and Wyze at home, but don’t mind having Alexa on my wrist. I’m sure I can still set it up to do some interesting things with my phone, or something. If Google support comes along someday, cool! If not, no worries!

My headphones come with both supported, but the Google version is kind of a joke. In the end, I just don’t use it. I figure all of this stuff is consumable anyway and will be replaced with the latest/greatest eventually. The journey is fun!

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I have band looks similar but different maker. I have rashes on my wrist from the rubber band.

What kind of material do they use?

The replacement band says it’s made of silicon. I haven’t worn a watch for 20+ years because of rashes but I’m taking a gamble here for the features. If I loose I guess I’m out $30 :grin:

I never buy a “version 1” of anything - I’d rather not pay to be a tester : )