It’s about time! Google to release a pair of Android Wear smartwatches in 2017
Let’s see what Google is going to come up with!
Major manufacturers like Moto and Huawei may be rethinking their wearable strategies, but Google isn’t biding its time while they figure it out. In an exclusive interview with The Verge, Android Wear product manager Jeff Chang revealed that the company will release a pair of new flagship smartwatches in the new year, designed to take full advantage of Android Wear 2.0’s new features.
Rumors have swirled for several months about a Pixel-branded smartwatch, but these devices won’t bear Google’s name. Like the Nexus phones of years past, the company that manufactures them gets the branding, though Chang declined to name the partner. He said the two companies worked closely together on production of the devices, but didn’t reveal any specifics about the size or design of the two models.
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