Android Wear watch face roundup: Historic Women, Animated Robots and more
Android Wear gives you variety you can depend on.
With so many watch faces available on The Google Play Store it can be nigh on impossible to keep track of them all. That’s why we’re here, to help you find the most awesome watch faces currently available. This time we have five faces that you may not have seen before.
Whether you want something simple, or something that can easily get you all the information you need to get you through the day, you’re covered.
If you like your watch faces simple, and adorable, then you should definitely make sure to check out the Kevin Tong Watch Face. It doesn’t have any widgets, bells, or whistles. What it delivers instead are a variety of robots to tell the time to you, and awesome animations that trigger every time you wake up your watch.
The time is displayed in an digital format, and held by the robot displayed in the middle of your screen. There are several different animated robots, and they’ll show up at different times. Even better, when your smartwatch is asleep, you’ll see an outline of the robot and the time displayed. If you’re a fan of robots, or science fiction, then this free watch face is totally worth checking out.
Download the Kevin Tong Watch Face (Free)
Are you a fan of historic women and well designed watch faces? Then we’ve got a free watch face that you definitely need to take a look at. The Historic Women Watch Face delivers 5 different faces, each one designed around a woman who made history in science or technology. Each one gives you a bit of information, but you won’t find any options to edit the watch face.
Each of the 5 watch faces gives you three pieces of information. You get the time displayed at the top of the screen in 12 hour analog format, the day of the month on the left, and your battery percentage on the right. You’ll get access to Ada Lovelace, Katherine Johnson, Evelyn Granville, Grace Hopper, and Hedy Lamarr. When your smartwatch sleeps, you’ll also get access to a quote from the woman displayed on your smartwatch screen.
Download the Historic Women Watch Face (Free)
JAM Pride Edition
It’s just about time for Gay Pride festivals coast to coast in the United States. If you’re looking for a watch face to rep the rainbow, or show your support for Pride, then the $ 0.99 JAM Pride Edition might be up your alley. You’ll get access to a few options, and all of them are available by launching the app on your phone.
The background for the JAM Pride Edition is a rainbow, which shouldn’t surprise you much. The time is initally displayed in a 12 hour format, but you can adjust that in the options. Additionally you can also decide whether the date is displayed, and whether you want battery indicators on your screen. While this is a very simple watch face, it gives you tons of customization options. Additionally 15% of the total revenue from this watch face will be donated to The Trevor Project.
Download the JAM Pride Edition – Watch Face (0.99)
The Wear Mini Watch Face is built to give you all the information you could possibly want, and puts tons of customization options at your fingertips. You can choose 3 widgets to be displayed at the middle of your screen, along with tons of information to get you through your day. To say there is a lot going on with this watch face would be a massive understatement.
The screen is divided in two, with some information on top, and the rest on bottom. The top half has the 3 widgets that you choose to enable, and you can choose from ones built in to the watch face, or from your most used Android Wear apps. The bottom half displays the time, date, and current battery on your smartwatch. You’ll also see a second counter, and analog time around the edge of the screen.
Download the Wear Mini Watch Face(Free)
Mural Watch Face
Plenty of people spend their whole day indoors at offices, or stores, making their living. So, bringing a little bit of beauty to your smartwatch might help to brighten your day. If that’s the case, then be sure to check out the Mural Watch Face. You get gorgeous backgrounds, combined with the information that you need to get through the day.
To make changes to this watch face, you’ll need to launch the app on your phone. Once you do that you can change your background to a variety of photos that they have, or choose a favorite photo from your phone. At the bottom of your smartwatch screen, you’ll get a 5 day forecast of the weather. The upper left of the screen gives you the time and date, with the day of week included. The upper right gives you a battery indicator, for both your watch and phone. Options include deciding what info is shown, changing the time display, adjusting the size of the clock, and between a 12 and 24 hour format.
The Mural Watch Face is free, but you can upgrade to the Pro version for $ 1.99 which opens up tons more features.
Download the Mural Watch Face(Free)
There are literally hundreds upon hundreds of watch faces available on Google Play. There is a flavor out there for everyone. So were these watch faces up your alley? Or is there a watch face out there that we ought to check out? Be sure to pop into the comments and let us know about it.