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You can now order an Android Wear smartwatch

You can now order an Android Wear smartwatch

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The first Android Wear smartwatches are now available to order. Both the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch have gone up for preorder on the Google Play Store, selling for $199 and $229 respectively. The LG G ships on July 3rd, while the Gear Live ships beginning July 8th.

Motorola's watch arrives later this summer

These will be the first two smartwatches to hit the market running Android Wear, a new version of Google's operating system tailored specifically to wearables. The OS was announced just a few months ago, and today Google finally gave people a real chance to try it out. Android Wear watches appear to make for a smart extension of an Android phone, so there's a lot to look forward to. If you're thinking about ordering, you can read our first impressions and see photos of each watch at our hands-on stories for the the Gear Live and the G Watch.

Of course, you might just want to hold off on any preorder for now. Motorola is working on an Android smartwatch for release later this summer, the Moto 360, and it's by far the best looking of the bunch.