The approaching year has witnessed a downfall in the smartwatch market. The concept of a smartwatch was to reduce your hand time phone usage , which has failed sometimes as a result of battery life or sometimes because of a high price. There has got to be something new to to make smartwatches going on trending with the addition of the existing health measurements
So Google is planning to launch its two flagship smartwatches in the first quarter of 2017 .
These watches are reported as the first smartwatches to run on Android wear 2.0
The update to Android Wear 2.0 brings a plethora of changes including Google Assistant integration, a standalone app store, in-app billing, better two-factor authentication sign-in support, new gestures, and more. Although not every existing Android Wear smartwatch will be upgraded, most recent models are expected to make the cut.Devices Expected to Receive Android Wear 2.0. Via The Verge.
- Moto 360 Gen 2
- Moto 360 Sport
- LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE
- LG Watch Urbane
- LG G Watch R
- Polar M600
- Casio Smart Outdoor Watch
- Nixon Mission
- Tag Heuer Connected
- Fossil Q Wander
- Fossil Q Marshal
- Fossil Q Founder
- Michael Kors Access Bradshaw Smartwatch
- Michael Kors Access Dylan Smartwatch
- Huawei Watch
- Huawei Watch Ladies
- Asus ZenWatch 2
- Asus ZenWatch 3
As we approach January, Google will release the fifth and final Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview, which should include support for Android Pay and Google Assistant. In addition, the final Developer Preview will finally bring support for iOS, which has been confirmed to be compatible with the Android Pay feature.