These Android Wear Smartwatches Will Receive Android Oreo Update

Android Wear is the Android-based OS designed for Smartwatches by Google. Lately, Google has announced that it will roll out the Android Oreo update to the Android Wear Smartwatches. The new update will bring a number of improvements and fixes on the Android Smartwatches.

Android Oreo Update for Android Wear Smartwatches

The Oreo update for the Android Wear smartphones is believed to bring a few changes on the design and functionality front. It is a stable build of Android Wear OS. The update is aimed to run smoothly on low-end devices. Following are the major changes one could see in the latest Android Wear Smartwatches after the Oreo update:

  • Notification vibration strength setting
  • Notification channels
  • Battery saving background limits
  • Touch lock option
  • Support for new languages and countries (7)
  • All new User Interface

These Android Wear Smartwatches Will Receive Android Oreo Update

For those wondering whether their Android Wear Smartwatches will be qualified for the latest software update, Google has recently published a list of devices which are likely to get the update in the future.

According to the report, the following devices are eligible for Android Wear Oreo (8.0) update right away:

  • Fossil Q Venture
  • LG Watch Sport
  • Louis Vuitton Tambour
  • Michael Kors Sofie
  • Montblanc Summit

Eligible devices to receive the latest Android Wear update soon

  • Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch
  • Casio PRO TREK Smart WSD-F20
  • Diesel Full Guard
  • Emporio Armani Connected
  • Fossil Q Control
  • Fossil Q Explorist
  • Fossil Q Founder 2.0
  • Fossil Q Marshal
  • Fossil Q Wander
  • Gc Connect
  • Guess Connect
  • Huawei Watch 2
  • Hugo BOSS BOSS Touch

These Android Wear Smartwatches Will Receive Android Oreo Update

  • LG Watch Style
  • Michael Kors Access Grayson
  • Michael Kors Access Dylan
  • Michael Kors Access Bradshaw
  • MIsfit Vapor
  • Mobvoi Ticwatch S & E
  • Movado Connect
  • Nixon Mission
  • Polar M600
  • TAG Heuer Tag Connected Modular 45
  • Tommy Hilfiger 24/7 You
  • ZTE Quartz

The list has included almost all popular Smartwatches in India; however, the list missed Smartwatches like Asus ZenWatch wearable, Moto 360 second gen, Moto 360 Sport, and LG G Watch models to name a few. Considering the list is final, the other existing Android Wear users are less likely to receive the latest update. However, the devices will receive periodic bug fixes and patches via normal updates.


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