November 16th, 2017
According to new leaked information confirmed to AndroidPolice, Google is releasing a new Android Wear 2.0 update on October 15th. The change in version number indicates that there are some mayor improvements and changes coming to Android Wear and also some mayor bug fixes.
Some of the recently rumored features that will most likely be added is support for GPS and adding support for new sensors. The news of the announcement was confirmed by Director of Engineering for Android Wear, David Singleton in an interview to Cnet which also confirmed that between now and the end of the year we could see “several software updates”
Earlier this week Sony revealed its first Android Wear smartwatch, the Sony Smartwatch 3 is the first Android Wear smartwatch with a built-in GPS, the small 1.6-inch device is specially useful for runners and joggers which are interested in tracking their route.