Google brings the beginning of next year two of the smartwatch from
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Jeff Chang, product manager of Android Wear, says Google next year two of the smartwatch will release in the first quarter of 2017. Or the watches in that quarter also come to the Netherlands, is not known.
That, says Chang in an interview with The Verge. These smart watches will be the first smartwatch that run on the new Android Wear, called Android Wear 2.0, and must show what the platform has to offer.
Previously appeared rumors about these smart watches. Google confirms the arrival of the devices Thursday to the consumers to convince that wearables are worth considering.
The watches will not be the Pixel brand is wearing, but get the brand of the manufacturer that produces them. For any manufacturer, Chang does not disclose. Pixel is the brand that Google is now used for the new smartphonelijn, which is not yet available in the Netherlands.
Android Wear 2.0
When this smartwatch is available, then the majority of the existing Android Wear watches, the update to Android Wear 2.0 is also received. The new platform brings a number of improvements, including the possibility that apps independently, so without a smartphone, and able to function.
Not all Android Wear smartwatch of now get the update, but Chang says that the most recent models that will receive.
Google will be in January the fifth and last beta of the platform for developers to release. During the CES in Las Vegas in January takes place, and at other times in 2017, there will be more smartwatch to be announced that will include Android Wear 2.0.
Chang explains that Google the manufacturers of these smart watches will help in the launch of their products. Also hopes the project manager that the collaborations a lot of different smart watches will deliver.