However, just hours before the conference, the company announced an upcoming announcement. Google has confirmed that it will announce a long-awaited update for the Wear the operating system.
Google confirmed the announcement and tweeted, “It’s time for #GoogleIO. Visit us tomorrow to see what’s new with Wear OS.” The company is expected to offer a new virtual design for Wear OS.
It’s time for #GoogleIO. Visit us tomorrow to see what’s new in Wear OS. https://t.co/ylGiIevTc4
– Wear the operating system from Google (@WearOSbyGoogle) 1621275680000
Recently, Google also conducted an online survey on Wear OS. In the survey, the company asked users how satisfied they were with Wear OS.
Aside from that, rumors also suggest it Samsung plans to drop its internal Tizen operating system this time. The company plans to use the Wear OS for the upcoming smartwatches. On the other hand, Google is also said to be working on its own smartwatch, which is likely called the Pixel Watch.
Pixel Watch is expected to have a circular dial and will be available in silver and black color options. The wearable should contain the company’s own chip. Otherwise, the smartwatch may come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ chipset. The Pixel Watch is also said to be equipped with a blood oxygen monitor and a sleep tracking function.
Google I / O 2021 starts today at 10:30 p.m. (IST). You can watch the live stream of the event on the company’s YouTube channel. Users can also participate in Q&A, AMAs, workshops, and other sessions. To do this, you need to register on the Google I / O site.