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Fossil’s new smartwatches have a better processor, faster charging, and newer sensors

Fossil's new Wear OS smartwatches are finally here, and they promise significant performance improvements over the previous generation. The new Fossil Gen 6 smartwatches are based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform, and they feature a 1.28-inch display, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of onboard storage. Fossil Gen 6 smartwatches: Specifications Specification Fossil Gen 6 Build Stainless steel case,...

Code for new Qualcomm wearable chip, possibly the Snapdragon Wear 5100, appears online

Qualcomm's reputation was dealt a blow these past few weeks. Back in mid-May, the company had to deal with the news that Google is rebuilding Wear OS with a new partner — Samsung. Just yesterday, Google confirmed its upcoming Pixel 6 series will ship with the company's own silicon rather than Qualcomm's. After news of...

Qualcomm confirms it plans on making new Snapdragon Wear chipsets for smartwatches

2021 is turning out to be a pivotal year for the growth of the Wear OS ecosystem. Back in May, Google and Samsung got the ball rolling with the announcement of a new unified Wear OS platform for smartwatches. Over on the hardware side, Qualcomm is also getting serious. The San Diego-based chipmaker made a...

Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 3 Review – The Smartwatch Upgrade That Wear OS Needs

It's been over 6 years since Android came to wearables, and yet smartwatches running Google's Wear OS only account for 10% of the total smartwatch market. With Google themselves declining to launch their own smartwatch, Mobvoi and Fossil have been the two standard-bearers for Wear OS smartwatches. The two brands have done everything they could...

Why your next smartwatch should have the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100

With over 200 wearable devices on the market, how do you decide what smartwatch to buy? You can narrow things down based on whether you want a Fashion Watch, a Sports Watch, or a Watch for its utility, but you're still left with an overload of choice. No matter which smartwatch you decide to go...

The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 Platform is here to bring better battery life to Wear OS smartwatches

While much of our attention has been focused on the latest smartphone innovations, wearables have quietly been doing great. IDC projects the shipment of wearable devices to double by 2021, and by 2022, smartwatches are projected to account for 40% of all shipments of wearable devices. Much of the growth is thanks to the success...

ASUS Announces the ZenWatch 3 at IFA 2016

At IFA 2016 held in Berlin, Germany, ASUS has launched the next iteration of the ZenWatch, called the ZenWatch 3. As expected, the device runs on Android Wear and is compatible with Android and iOS devices. The biggest departure on the ZenWatch 3 compared to its square predecessors is its circular watchface and design. Along with...