Wear OS 3 is coming to Samsung's watch soon, but on other watches, it will not arrive before 2022.
New The Samsung co-designed version of Wear OS is officially called Wear OS 3, and it will be on Samsung's next-generation Galaxy Watch coming soon. many watch owners, it won't arrive until 2022. Or, you won't be able to get the new software at all.
The latest news comes from a new update update from Google, which will make watches eligible for the next version of Wear OS. According to Google, who shared the information with, Mobvoi's TicWatch Pro 3 GPS, cellular TicWatch Pro 3 and TicWatch E3 will benefit from the upgrade. , as well as Fossil's next-generation smartwatches , arriving this fall. But this software update won't be available in 2021. Instead, it will be in the middle of next year.
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Fossil has shared some updates on its next-gen smartwatches with earlier this year, but now it looks like the Fossil (and Mobvoi's) watches won't have Wear OS 3 to boot, instead they'll come with an option to upgrade the operating system. in the "mid to second half of 2022.
Google also warns that updating the operating system involves a full restart of factory settings, and that for some watches, "user experience will be affected " suggesting that some people might choose to keep the previous version of Wear OS. Google did not specify what these "impacted " experiences would be, but told via email that it "will share more upon upgrade so that users canfeel to make an informed decision. "
Other Wear OS watches will not receive Wear OS 3, as Google previously reported, but some future software features are still awaited, with updates security for at least "two years from the device 's launch.
Samsung is expected to announce its new Galaxy Watch on August 11 during its Summer Unpacked event . This watch will have Google 's Wear OS 3, making it the only Wear OS 3 watch confirmed for 2021. Google would not confirm whether more Wear OS 3 watches are expected this year or not, but for now, it looks like Samsung may have an exclusive window on its Wear OS partnership.