The Android Wear 2.6 replace primarily based on Oreo has been launched earlier in December and Google lately supplied an entire listing of smartwatches which have or will likely be up to date to the newest launch. As of this writing, the listing shared by Google incorporates six fashions which have already made the leap to Oreo, together with the LG Watch Sport, and greater than two dozen smartwatches which are presently ‘pursuing’ the replace, although it’s not totally clear whether or not all of those fashions aiming for the Oreo replace will ultimately obtain it.
Android Put on primarily based on Oreo doesn’t embrace that many options on high of what model 2.6 primarily based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat has to supply, nevertheless one of many main additions lies within the new Contact lock function that forestalls unintended random touches from occurring whereas submerging waterproof wearables. Moreover, the replace permits customers to configure notification vibrations, and lastly, the software program package deal consists of extra languages. These new options at the moment are already obtainable on the Fossil Q Enterprise, the Louis Vuitton Tambour, the Montblanc Summit, the Michael Kors Sofie, and the aforementioned LG Watch Sport. Within the meantime, 5 extra Fossil Q wearables are aiming for the Oreo replace, and the identical may be mentioned for 3 extra wearables from Michael Kors, the Huawei Watch 2, the LG Watch Model, in addition to the ZTE Quartz and quite a few different manufacturers and fashions. However whereas a affirmation from Google that these fashions are being deliberate for Oreo is refreshing, the replace’s availability doesn’t rely upon the software program big at this level, so solely time will inform when or if they may make the leap to the newer OS model. You possibly can consult with the screenshot or supply hyperlink under for the entire listing supplied by Google.
The Android Put on working system for smartwatches was launched in mid-2014. At the moment the OS was primarily based on Android four.four KitKat, nevertheless, the platform was pushed to model 5.zero.1 Lollipop earlier than the top of 2014 and continued to obtain new updates primarily based on Marshmallow and Nougat over the previous couple of years. One of many largest updates landed at first of 2017 within the type of Android Put on 2.zero which overhauled the consumer interface in response to Materials Design pointers and launched help for standalone functions on the Play Retailer.