New Android Wear Mode watchband lets you snap-and-go

Changing out your watch strap will be as quick as putting on a different shirt
Snap and go with new Mode Android Wear band

While Android Wear smartwatches have hit a lull in terms of new releases, the accessory list is still growing.

Announced today, the Mode watchband is the latest piece you can wear to customize your smartwatch. You'll get to choose from silicone and leather with four sizes in each material and 16 colors. More options should be available over time since Mode is an open source design.

Apparently Mode utilizes snap-and-go mechanism that lets you switch out the straps faster and easier. So if you want a sporty band for the weekend, a tan leather one for the office or a glitzy gold band for a night out, Mode lets you alternate as simply as changing your shirt.

Essential reading: Best Android Wear smartwatches

Mode is compatible with any watch that utilizes the pin system (13 Android Wear, other smartwatches such as Pebble and analogue watches too). The only Android Wear watches Mode is not compatible with are: the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, Moto 360 (1st gen), Moto 360 Sport and Sony Smartwatch 3.

The silicone bands are $49.99 while the leather bands are $59.99. You can order Mode straps from the Google Store, Amazon and BestBuy on 26 April.

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