The last time we saw Samsung launch a Gear S smartwatch was back in 2016. The company has since followed up with other wearables like the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro. However we have been hearing that the company could be launching a successor to the Gear S3 this year in the form of the Gear S4.
Quite a lot of fashion brands have already launched their Wear OS (Android Wear) smartwatches but Marc Jacobs decided to be fashionably late to the party. It has just now launched its first smartwatch powered by Google’s wearable operating system. Even though the company already offers two different watches under the Riley brand, the Riley Touchscreen is the fashion brand’s first Wear OS smartwatch.
It has been revealed in multiple reports recently that Samsung has a new smartwatch in the pipeline. Some reports have even claimed that the company is going to ditch the “Gear” branding for its smartwatch and launch it as the Galaxy Watch instead. It may also be the first Samsung smartwatch in many years to run on Wear OS, an iteration of Google’s mobile operating system that was previously referred […]
Google is expected to unveil its Pixel 3 smartphone at its October event this year. For the past couple of years, Google has conducted an event in October where it has launched new products, including its Pixel smartphones. Some new information has surfaced which suggests that the company will launch a Pixel-branded smartwatch alongside the Pixel 3 later this year in the fall.
All Android Wear a.k.a Wear OS smartwatches run on the same chip, the Snapdragon Wear 2100 from Qualcomm. The company launched this chip back in 2016 and it’s high time that it came out with a successor to power improved smartwatches. That’s finally going to happen later this year as Qualcomm has confirmed that it will be releasing a new processor for Wear OS smartwatches this year.
When smartwatches were first announced, many Swiss luxury watchmakers seemed dismissive of the idea, and while for the most part many still seem reluctant to embrace it, some have come around such as TAG Heuer. It looks like TAG Heuer won’t be alone in their smartwatch endeavors because Hublot has launched their own luxury smartwatch.