Google is preparing to launch a new version of its six-year-old Wear OS, so that the next update will allow faster access to information and applications.
Although the operating system has not received much attention recently, Google has not abandoned Wear OS.
AndAnnounced The research giant will present later this year a new version with CPU improvements that will make applications start working 20% faster than the previous one.
The update, scheduled for release in the fall, promises a streamlined pairing process with a smartphone and better controls for managing different watch modes and workouts.
In addition, it improves LTE support, while new Wear OS wearables should see performance improvements through the announced Snapdragon Wear 4100 and Snapdragon Wear 4100 Plus systems from Qualcomm. newly.
Mobvoi, the manufacturer of TickWatch Pro, is due to release the TicWatch Pro 3 with Wear OS and Snapdragon Wear 4100 plus later this year.
Qualcomm claims that the two new chips provide up to 25 percent better battery life, with a Snapdragon Wear 4100 plus chip for a processor that always works to support additional animation display for maps, heart rate, notifications, touch and more.
The next version of Wear OS includes a handwashing timer as part of Google’s response to the emerging corona virus, and the search giant is also building a new weather interface with the watch’s fluctuations for today’s forecast.
Google said: The new interface aims to make reading easier on the go, with hourly weather analysis during the day to help you plan ahead and provide information about important weather alerts in your area.
Those looking for something other than the Apple Watch can expect new Wear OS devices from companies such as Oppo and Xiaomi.
Although the updates are not as major as those in Android 11, Google says: It is trying to bring the best of Android 11 to wearable devices.
She added, “The new (Wear OS) version depends on Android 11, as the current version of the wearable operating system is still based on Android 9.
Google also directed its words to developers who should find it easier to build (Android Wear) applications using familiar Android development tools, such as Android Studio, the official Android programming language (Kotlin) and Android Jetpack software libraries.