Google to take on Apple with its own Android smartwatches
Google and LG are expected to launch three versions of the watch at a special event on February 9th, and the watches will go on sale the next day, that is the 10th in the US, and the rest of the world later in the year, probably following The Mobile World Congress which starts on February 27 in Barcelona.
According to VentureBeats leaks, the 14.2-millimeters thick Watch Sport will come in titanium and dark blue, while the 10.8-millimeter thick Watch Style, with straps that can be swapped, will be available in titanium, silver, and rose gold.
Teasing the upcoming launch, Jeff Chang, product manager of Android Wear at Google, confirmed the future watch plans in a recent interview. on The verge which he said that the new watches would be the first to run the heavily updated Android Wear 2.0 operating system.
The update will also introduce a number of new features i.e Android Pay support, standalone apps that don’t require a phone to work, and the recently released voice-controlled Google Assistant. Both watches will also use a digital crown button to navigate as well as a touchscreen.
Iphone users not need worry, the gadgets will also have iOS compatibility.