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Fossil Smartwatches Receives Android Wear 2.0, Latest Updates Revealed

By Monica U Santos , Mar 16, 2017 04:57 AM EDT
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Android Wear 2.0, a major update for Google's wearable gadgets, is already out last month. According to reviews, it brings new features and improvements that are considered "weak" from its predecessor. Today, Fossil Smartwatches receives the latest update of Android and it seems the firm are also announcing touchscreen display features.

Fossil, one of the fashion brands that manufactures smartwatches, may have been a little late to introducing Android Wears. However, reviews show that it's one of the best and fastest out in the market especially with the Android Wear 2.0 upgrade. The American fashion designer and manufacturer has started rolling out Google's latest software, the Android Wear 2.0.

Fossil Smartwatches Android Wear 2.0 Updates

According to Engadget, Fossil decided to update Google Android to its Q Founder, Q Marshal and Q Wander watches. The updates will bring smartwatch users minimal surprises and not a big deal especially if they know what 2.0 brings. The updates the Fossil wearables will get a more intuitive interface, a new Google Fit app, and Google Assistant improvement.

In addition to that, an option to download apps directly to the smartwatches is also included in the update. The bigger deal here is that the smartwatches of Fossil are getting the Google's Android Wear 2.0 update so quickly. Other various smartwatch manufacturers have promised to send Google Android upgrades for at least some of their flagship models and Fossil is one of the very few to have it already in hand.

As reported by The Verge, wearers of the Fossil smartwatches will now get the chance to manage Google Assistant directly from their wearable gadget. They can also reply to texts through the keyboard of the smartwatch. In addition to that, they can also use handwriting or the Smart Reply when they need to send messages. Both iOS and Android smartwatches users can more easily integrate third-party watch faces, too.

 

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