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Android Wear 2.0 Is Rolling Out To Three Smartwatches, What to Look Out For

Mar 29, 2017 11:57 AM EDT


After several months of anticipation, Android Wear 2.0 is finally releasing the biggest update to Google's wearable platform. The wearables watches are all set to roll out and includes three smartwatches this time. Interestingly, these are the least popular watches to receive the Android update.

According to PhoneArena, Google is pushing the Android Wear 2.0 update to the huge, 46mm Fossil Q Founder, the super expensive Tag Heuer Connected as well as Casio Smart Outdoor Watch. Sadly, there is no mention of the Huawei Watch or the LG Watch Urbane.

The news that Fossil Q Founder would receive Android Wear 2.0 came around two weeks ago. In fact, it suggested the arrival of Android Wear for Tag Heuer Connected before March end, Android Authority reported. The Huawei watch was also supposed to receive updates, however, the recent announcement from Google didn't give any hints.

The update has started rolling out from March 29, 2017, and would continue till April 4, 2017. These three watches are the first to receive the Android Wear 2.0 update. There is a huge list of watches, watch face waiting for the update. These include ASUS ZenWatch 2, ASUS ZenWatch 3, Casio Smart Outdoor Watch, Casio PRO TREK Smart, Moto 360 for Women and more.

Even though the tech experts don't know the actual time the Android Wear 2.0 roll out for these watches, they can only expect it to be sooner. Now, the Android Wear brings three important changes. These include the fit watch face and messaging.

Through the Android Wear 2.0 update, any watchface would be able to show data from any app. This would allow the users to mix and max their style accordingly. With this update, users can also type on the watch using handwriting recognition. It would also feature Google Fit activity recognition. This would allow apps such as Strava to track the run as soon the user starts running.

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