Google's faster, easier Wear OS update starts rolling out
fall 2020 Wear OS update now that Android 11 is here, although you will likely must wait and see depending on the smartwatch you own. The upgrade has began rolling out, and focuses more on improving basics like speed and longevity than a rethink of the interface.
Most mainly, functionality can be better across the board. Google claims app launching and boot times are up to 20% faster. You also can expect longer battery life, even though the company wasn't able to commit to genuine figures — that likely depends on your certain model.Read more: Fossil's Gen 5 smartwatch is the best Wear OS watch you can buy
There are a few more conspicuous changes. The pairing manner is faster and more reliable, almost certainly supplying you with an improved creation for your new wristwear. Other adjustments coming this autumn will bring a simpler-to-perceive weather event, a handwashing timer to take care of the pandemic, and "more intuitive" controls over watch modes and workouts.
Just don't expect to get the Wear OS fall update at once. The new program is reaching Suunto 7 smartwatches first, and will come to other contraptions in the "coming months. " It could be a long time before your watch gets those speed and battery boosts.The 2020 free up is low-key even compared to some smaller Wear OS updates. Whether it's due to pandemic cutting elements short or Google specializing in Fitbit, it won't be big enough to make you reconsider a Galaxy Watch acquire. It will wring more out of a Wear OS watch you already own, though, and will be particularly appealing when watches with Qualcomm's faster Snapdragon Wear 4100 arrive.