Some Google Pixel Watches are falling aside [Update]

The Pixel Watch. It's a round little pebble.

Enlarge / The Pixel Watch. It is a spherical little pebble. (credit score: Ron Amadeo)

This is one of many enhancements Google may need to look into for the Pixel Watch 2: higher glue. Android Police noticed a number of stories of the again panels of some Pixel Watches simply falling off. A couple of posts on the PixelWatch subreddit have photographs of this phenomenon; a number of commenters say it occurred to them, too.

This actually looks like one thing Google ought to cowl below guarantee, and with the system being lower than a yr previous, everybody needs to be below guarantee. You even have a robust argument should you contact Google assist a few system that has fallen aside. The scary factor is that this will even compromise the system’s water resistance, and we doubt Google is overlaying each occasion of water harm. Most stories point out Google is taking good care of the issue, however a number of customers had been initially threatened with a $300 restore charge, which was later waived.

When iFixit tore down the Pixel Watch, it famous the again adhesive was a novel “liquid gasket” the location had by no means seen earlier than. The report stated, “The rear glass seems to be held in place by a sort of liquid gasket that seals tightly, however comes open clear. It additionally peels off the glass with nearly no residue.” It appears like Google’s fancy glue peels off somewhat too simply. Poorly adhered again panels had been additionally a latest drawback with Fossil watches, and within the “Gen 6” variations, Fossil acknowledged the issue and stated it was fastened.

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