We had come across quite a lot of leaks about LG’s smartwatches with Android Wear 2.0 and today; Google has put a stop to all the leaks and rumors. The Android Wear v2.0 has been announced today along with the announcement of two new LG Smartwatches with the new version. They are named as LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport. The new version of Android Wear is surely a much-improved one as compared to the previous version, and in this particular article, we will be talking about the new features that Android Wear v2.0 has to offer.
WHAT’S NEW IN ANDROID WEAR 2.0?
PERSONALIZE WATCH FACES AS YOU WANT –
The very first feature that the new version offers is the ability to customize the Watch faces, and also users can add information or actions related to any app they want. You can customize the Watch face to check the stock performance, next appointment, fitness status and much more right from a glance at your wrist. There are a ton of customization options, and you can even book an Uber ride just by tapping on the Watch Face. Also, if you want different layouts at different times, just do a simple swipe, and that’s it.
BETTER WAYS TO WORK OUT
With the all new Android Wear 2.0, you have the Google Fit app pre-installed that will let you track the number of calories burnt, the distance you walked or run, the pace of your traveling or running and much more. What’s better than listening to your favorite songs while doing the exercise right from the smartwatch?
CHOOSE WHAT APPS YOUR WANT AND DOWNLOAD THEN DIRECTLY FROM YOUR SMARTWATCH-
Now, we have the Google Play Store pre-installed on the new Android Wear 2.0 that will let you download and install your favorite apps directly from your watch. You can use apps like AccuWeather, Android Pay*, Bring!, Foursquare, Google Fit, Google Messenger, Google Play Music, Lifesum, Robinhood, Runkeeper, Runtastic, Strava, Telegram, Uber and the list goes on and on.
GOOGLE ASSISTANT BUILT-IN
The super smart Google Assistant can now be accessed right from your wrist. Well, the all new Android Wear 2.0 comes with Google Assistant pre-installed, so you can ask the Google Assistant any question and get that answer without having even to touch the watch- all hands-free. Just as in Pixel devices, say ‘Ok Google’ and the Google Assistant will be there to assist you.
LET’S TALK ABOUT LG WATCH STYLE & LG WATCH SPORT
Along with the Android Wear v2.0, Google also announced the two new LG Smartwatches named LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport. As the names indicate, the LG Watch Style is made for the ‘style.’ It is thin and beautiful looking. It has a rotating power button that will let you launch Google Assitant or Scroll through the stream etc. The LG Watch Style was launched in three variants – Silver, Rose Gold, and Titanium.
On the other hand, the LG Watch Sport is a compelling smartwatch that has features like NFC, GPS, heart rate sensor, and cellular connectivity. It is available in tow colors – Titanium and Dark Blue. Thinking if your smartwatch will get the new Android Wear Update or not? Well, here is the list of the eligible devices at the moment –
- ASUS ZenWatch 2 & 3
- Casio Smart Outdoor Watch
- Casio PRO TREK Smart
- Fossil Q Founder
- Fossil Q Marshal
- Fossil Q Wander
- Huawei Watch
- LG G Watch R
- LG Watch Urbane & 2nd Edition LTE
- Michael Kors Access Smartwatches
- Moto 360 2nd Gen
- Moto 360 for Women
- Moto 360 Sport
- New Balance RunIQ
- Nixon Mission
- Polar M600
- TAG Heuer Connected.
According to Google –
Android Wear 2.0 will be available for all supported watches in the coming weeks. We hope Android Wear 2.0 lets you stay more informed, organized, healthy and connected to what matters most.
This is the Oppo’s under display selfie camera phone
At the beginning of June, Oppo showcased the under display selfie camera technology & it was expected that we would...
Realme’s Quad Camera phone with 64MP GW1 sensor coming soon
We didn’t get a flagship from Realme in the form of Realme X, but it looks like the company is...
Kirin 810 AnTuTu Score is out, outperforms Snapdragon 730
The Kirin 810 debuted recently with the Huawei Nova 5 & it is the first 7nm processor in the mid-range...
Moto E6 press render reveals huge bezels & single rear camera
Apart from the Moto G & Moto Z series, Motorola also launched a few phones in the Moto E series...
7nm Kirin 810 debuts with Cortex-A76 cores & DaVinci NPU
At the event in China today, Huawei launched the all-new Kirin 810 processor that debuted with the Huawei Nova 5....
Rumored Galaxy A90 to launch under the Galaxy R series
A couple of months back Samsung Galaxy A80 launched with a unique pop-up + rotating mechanism for cameras & the...
Vivo 120W Super FlashCharge can charge 4,000mAH battery in just 13 minutes
In the last week of March this year, Xiaomi showcased the 100W SuperCharge Turbo technology that can fully charge a...