Google officially announced "Android Wear 2.0" finally, two models from LG will be released on February 10

Better than everRelease and forecast in the beginning of 2017Google 's smart watch OS first large update "Android Wear 2.0" was officially announced. Also, in accordance with thisAndroid Wear 2.0 smart watch that was predicted to appearIt is also announced that it will appear from LG as per the leak information.

Google and LG announce the Watch Style and Sport, coming February 10th for $ 249 and $ 349, respectively

It's Android Wear 2.0 launch day-here's what's getting updated | Ars Technica

While the newly announced "Android Wear 2.0" is announced at "Google I / O 2016" in May 2016, the official release which was initially said to fall in the fall of 2016 to verify substantial update contents Things that were postponed. "Android Wear 2.0: Make the most of every minuteOn Google's Android Wear Official page entitled "Make the Most of Your Moment," the details of the features of Android Wear 2.0 are explained.

Android Wear 2.0: Make the most of every minute

In Android Wear 2.0, one feature is that the degree of personalization freedom is improved compared with the past. You can freely customize the watch face that is displayed all the time, you can check the schedule of the day, trend of the stock market, progress of fitness etc by wrist movement. You can also call a Uber's car with a single tap, start a workout, or contact a valued person.

Also, using the pre-installed application "Google Fit" it is possible to check the pace, distance and calorie consumption of workout. In addition, by using the Android Wear 2.0 watch connected to the LTE mobile phone network, you can receive calls and messages while you are out on the workout, and you can use Google Play Music and other compatible apps as usual Thing.

From Android Wear 2.0, it is one of the major changes that you can install applications directly from the Google Play store on watch as well as via smartphones as before. This is also a function enabled by incorporating a communication function in the watch main body. It is now possible to use apps developed for Android Wear 2.0 such as AccuWeather, Android Pay, Foursquare, Google Fit, Google Messenger, Runkeeper, Runtastic, Strava on smartphones you are using on both Android and iPhone I will.

In addition, for interactive AIGoogle AssistantIt is also one of the big points that it became available from Andrid Wear 2.0. The advanced assistant function than before is only available by talking to the wrist's watch.

In Google's official movie, it shows how the lifestyle using Wear 2.0 will become.

Android Wear: Make the most of every step - YouTube

A man awakened from sleep.

I leave the bed and go out for jogging in the morning. Even then I installed Android Watch first.

When I talk to the Google Assistant of Android Wear 2.0 in voice, "When is the bakery opened?" ...

I found out that it is open from 7 o'clock. Apparently I was going to buy some bread for breakfast after jogging.

And in the dark, we started workout in the morning.

In the Android Wear of the wrist, the contents of the workout are displayed. As GPS and heart rate sensor etc. are built in, it is possible to track most of workout data with this one.

I arrived at the baker 's house soon.

Ask a man, who wondered which bread to buy, his wife and asked, "How about croissants for breakfast?" Then the wife replied, "Yeah, I'm feelin '." The menu of breakfast was decided with this.

Receive your desired bread ......

Pay for Android Wear on the terminal. Because you can use Android Pay, settlement is possible without having to carry cash.

When the sun is coming up, after finishing the workout and going home ......

My wife and child were waiting for the arrival of croissants. In this way, Android Wear was an image movie that became a device closely related to everyday life.

◆ Smart Watch with Android Wear 2.0 also appeared
According to the new OS announcement, the information was leaked also here Android Wear 2.0 equipped smart watch "LG Watch Style"When"LG Watch Sport"Appears from LG.

LG Watch Style is a smart watch featuring a slender silhouette. Designs with a feminine atmosphere are also available, and it seems to be a watch that can be used both on men and women, both on and off. Body side is equipped with dial crown. The main body size is 42.3 × 45.7 × 10.79 mm, and 1.2 inch P-OLED (360 × 360, 299 PPI) using Gorilla Glass 3 is carried.

LG Watch Sport, as its name suggests, has a sporty atmosphere. In addition to the dial crown, the body side is equipped with a dedicated button for starting Android Pay and a button functioning as a shortcut to "Google Fit". The main body size is 45.4 × 51.21 × 142 mm, which also uses Gorilla Glass 3 and adopts one size 1.38 inch P-OLED (480 × 480, 348 PPI).

For both models, the chipset adopts 1.1 GHz Snapdragon Wear 2100, with built-in 4 GB of storage. The RAM capacity is 512 MB for LG Watch Style and 768 MB for LG Watch Sport. Both models support wireless charging and have a 430 mAh battery.

Both models are first released on February 10, 2017 in the US, and the price is $ 249 (about 28,000 yen) for LG Watch Style and $ 349 (about 39,000 yen) for LG Watch Sport. Regarding areas other than the United States, sales will start in Canada, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, UK within a few weeks, and the situation in Japan is unknown at the time of article creation.

◆ Android Wear 2.0 can also be used with existing smart watch
It is now possible to install and update the new Android Wear 2.0 to Android smart watch equipped with existing OS. The corresponding model is announced as follows at the time of article creation, and the timing of the update start is different for each manufacturer.

Here is the complete list of every watch getting Android Wear 2.0

· ASUS ZenWatch 2
· ASUS ZenWatch 3
· Casio Smart Outdoor Watch
· Casio PRO TREK Smart
· Fossil Q Founder
· Fossil Q Marshal
· Fossil Q Wander
· Huawei Watch
· LG G Watch R
· LG Watch Urbane
· LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE
· Michael Kors Access Smartwatches (Dylan and Bradshaw)
· Moto 360 2nd Gen
· Moto 360 for Women
· Moto 360 Sport
· New Balance RunIQ
· Nixon Mission
· Polar M 600
· Tag Heuer Connected

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