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An easy way to check if your phone is compatible with Android Wear


Excited about Android Wear? You’re definitely not alone! But before you drop some cold hard cash on a new smartwatch, you’ll want to make sure that your current smartphone is able to communicate with a next-gen timepiece. Android Wear is designed to work with phones running Android 4.3 or higher, so newer handsets are most likely covered.

If you’re not exactly sure what version of Android your device is running, Google has put together a simple way to find out. Fire up your phone’s browser and head on over to to find out what you’re working with.

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