Ditch the Square Face With Pebble's New Smartwatch

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There's no shortage of smartwatches to choose from these days, but Pebble was among the first, and with its new Time Round watch, it's catching up to the competition -- style-wise, at least. After sporting a square face for years, the original Kickstarter success story is moving to a circular one, putting it in league with fancier options like the Moto 360 and Samsung Gear S2.

Related: Samsung's Gear S2 Smartwatch Features Round Face and Better Battery Life

The watch not only has a round face, but a slimmer profile -- in fact, the company claims it's the world's thinnest and lightest smartwatch. Of course, that means the substantial battery that would keep an old Pebble going for a week or so will now last perhaps only days before needing a recharge. Whether that's worth the trade-off is up to you.

It's available for pre-order on Amazon right now for $250, and should ship on November 10.

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