The G Watch, meanwhile, smoothly fades between the two states and leaves all of the primary visual elements intact.
So in short, while the display on Samsung's watch looks a bit better when illuminated, it looks noticeably worse when dimmed -- a view you'll see anytime the watch is sitting idly on your wrist.
This race is shaping up to be a lot closer than it initially appeared. I'll be continuing to live with both watches for the next several days as I develop my impressions of both the hardware and Android Wear itself; stay tuned for my full real-world reviews.
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