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The best Google Pixel Watch 2 bands in 2024

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The Pixel Watch 2 is Google's premium wearable that stands as one of the best Android smartwatches you can buy. But one of its most useful features isn't software-related but rather its compatibility with interchangeable bands. This means the strap it comes with isn't the one you're stuck with.

Our favorites span every watch band material you'd want, including leather, metal, woven nylon, and stretch polyester. These include the Pixel Watch Active Band. It's made of durable rubber and stays comfortable against the skin, even while working out. We also like the Kytuwy Stretch Nylon Band. It uses comfortable nylon, is easy to take on and off, and has a budget-friendly price.

Below are 12 of the best Google Pixel Watch 2 bands. While some work on both the original Pixel Watch and the Pixel Watch 2, it's important to double-check each strap's compatibility before purchasing.

Best Google Pixel Watch 2 bands

FAQs

What is the best Google Pixel Watch 2 band?

This depends on how you intend to use your Pixel Watch 2. For instance, if you plan on using it to work out with, opting for a leather band likely isn't your best choice. Instead, you'd want to wear a rubber strap or a woven nylon band.

Similarly, if you'll only wear the Pixel Watch 2 as a stylish accessory while at the office or out to dinner, one of the metal link bands or the leather straps would be the best choice.

Do these bands work with any Pixel Watch model?

Yes, the bands above work with the original Pixel Watch and the Pixel Watch 2. It is important, however, to double-check the sizing options before purchasing and cross-reference that with the size of your Pixel Watch. While they're all supposed to be compatible, it's smart to make certain before purchasing.

Is it better to buy a Google-branded watch band or a third-party option?

This depends on the third party and if it's a reputable and trusted brand. The benefit of buying a Google-branded strap is that it comes with a solid warranty, as well as reliable customer service in the event you need it replaced or need to make a return. We recommend buying third-party bands via a retailer like Amazon and double-checking the return policy.

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