Google has lastly introduced a brand new model of WearOS that’s based mostly on Android 11, upgrading from the present model that’s based mostly on Android 9. With it, Google is bringing a number of enhancements targeted round efficiency and energy together with simplified pairing and help for Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Put on 4100 and 4100+ platforms.
In a weblog put up, Google talks about bettering the efficiency of WearOS gadgets by making it sooner to entry data and begin/load apps, which Google claims might be 20% sooner than earlier than. The pairing course of has been simplified and the SysUI can have extra intuitive controls for managing completely different watch modes and exercises.
Google additionally added a number of new experiences like a brand new climate expertise that may include simpler to learn data and even an hourly breakdown of the day’s climate.
In response to COVID-19, Google even added a hand-wash timer to make sure that the consumer spends atleast 20 seconds on the exercise. Different updates embrace improved help for LTE.
WearOS based mostly on Android 11 will arrive to all suitable gadgets as an OTA update later this fall, 2020.
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