Consumers who prefer fancy designer watches will soon have the option to add contactless payments to their bling, as Movado Group rolls out a crop of stylish watches with Android Pay built in.
Movado Group is partnering with Google for Movado Connect, a collection of five new men’s smartwatches featuring Android Wear 2.0 with payment capabilities to be unveiled later this month at Baselworld, the high-end jewelry and watch show in Switzerland, the jewelry company said in a Wednesday press release.
Designer brands in Movado’s new line include styles from Hugo Boss and Tommy Hilfiger, the company said in the release. Prices will start at $495 for watches rolling out this fall.
Electronics companies including South Korea’s LG and China’s Huawei previously announced smartwatches featuring Android Pay.