Android Wear devices as well as the Android Wear platform as a whole have come a long way since a couple of years ago when Google first introduced them at their annual developer conference, and it's poised to get even better with Android Wear 2.0, but there are still some things which seem to elude the software for the most part, not the least of which is placing calls from your wrist. Not in the sense that you can't make phone calls from an Android Wear smartwatch, but for just starting the call without having to touch your phone. Having said this, there are few methods for simply initiating the call from the watch, and luckily a new option has popped up with Wear Dialer, a new app which serves this purpose.
The app seems like it is a simple affair, but it's actually quite a bit more robust than you might think with a decently large list of features on hand. Granted, not all of these features are available for free and there will be some, if not most, which users will need to upgrade to the premium version of the app to get access to. Having said that, if you do wear your smartwatch every single day and you do appreciate the idea of being to initiate voice calls without having to pull your phone out of your pocket, then paying for the premium version will likely be worth it.
As far as what features are included at no cost to the user, the app still offers up some nice functionality here, including the ability to make outbound calls with a quick couple of taps. You can also end calls from this app in the free version, as well as enable and disable the speakerphone option, and initiate calls from contacts, recents, or the actual dialer. Now, if users are willing to step it up to the premium version, options like multiple themes in various colors, the ability to set favorite contacts, and the ability to use contact pictures on the app instead of a generic image like shown below will all present themselves. If the free version sounds like it's worth it, you can grab the app from the button below, and once inside the app you can pay a one time fee of $2 to unlock the premium version.