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Finally! More news about which #smartwatches gets #Android wear 2.0

Earlier this month we told you about one of the new smartwatches to receive Android Wear 2.0, but us as well as lots of users where wondering after nearly three years of version 1.0, to which first-gen devices will come next.

Well, that question has just been answered by Google itself. We’ll see the new OS first on the now officially announced LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport.

 

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Later on or “in the coming weeks” as they like to say, we will see the update arriving on a not so short list thankfully:

ASUS ZenWatch 2 & 3

Casio Smart Outdoor Watch

Casio PRO TREK Smart

Fossil Q Founder, Q Marshal & Q Wander

Huawei Watch

LG G Watch R, 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 and

TAG Heuer Connected.

As you can see, there’s a good chance that your beloved companion from early days of wearable tech will get the sweet update, which will make your smartwatch feel like a new device thanks to in Software new features.

See Google’s new ad:

Obviously, some features will require specific hardware. Which will leave a few users out, but keeping the heavy and more awaited part leaning on Software.

Remember that as usual, the update may not arrive at the same moment for everyone. There are no OEMs this time that will make more adjustments to the OS, but Google loves partial rollouts.

Stay tuned for more about this and keep an eye out for our MWC2017 coverage

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