Google Confirms First Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches; New Devices Slated For 2017 Release : Trending News : University Herald

Dec 28, 2016 02:19 PM EST


The Edge, Chang exposed the brand-new watches, which becomes part of an effort to mark the ongoing service for wearables in the market. Following the report, the new smartwatches will be the very first gadgets to release with Android Use 2.0, which is presently in its fourth developer sneak peek

. Chang furthered that the 2 brand-new watches will bring the brand name of the producing company that will work for them, whose name is still unidentified. The Android Use supervisor said that Google teamed up with the stated company to produce the hardware style and software application combination for the watches.

Following the launch of the 2 brand-new gadgets, existing Android Wear watches will get the update to Android Wear 2.0. Included in the list of present devices that will receive the new upgrade are Moto 360 Gen 2, Moto 360 Sport, LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, LG Watch Urbane, LG G View R, Polar M600, Casio Smart Outdoor Watch, Nixon Objective, Tag Heuer Connected, Fossil Q Wander, Fossil Q Marshal, Fossil Q Creator, Michael Kors Gain access to Bradshaw, Michael Kors Access Dylan, Huawei Watch, Huawei Watch Ladies, Asus ZenWatch 2 and Asus ZenWatch 3.

Inning accordance with Mac Rumors, the brand-new platform brings a variety of brand-new features, consisting of a support for Android Pay and Google’s voice-controlled Assistant. Current news suggests that Google will release the fifth and last developer sneak peek of Android Use 2.0 in January. Previous reports revealed the 2 smartwatches’ codenames and their improvements. The 2 smartwatches were formerly reported to carry the names, “Angelfish” and “Swordfish,” which matches with Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smart devices monickers, “Sailfish” and “Marlin.”

At the release of the brand-new Android Wear watches, the consumers will be faced with options for their smartwatches besides the highly-acclaimed Apple Watch, tagged as the finest – offering smartwatch following the launch of brand-new Series 2 models in September. Google will likewise take on Samsung’s smartwatches, which runs its own Tizen software application.

The first Android 2.0 smartwatches are expected to be announced at CES in the first week of January. Other product releases will follow at the Baselworld exhibition later in 2017.

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