Wear OS by Google to bring latest update: Wear OS 5

When it comes to Wear OS releases, Google undertakes a bit of an uncertain schedule since it rebranded Android Wear in 2018
An undated image of a Smartwatch. — Pixabay
An undated image of a Smartwatch. — Pixabay

The hysteria which had long engulfed the entire technology landscape appears to have subsided, and now the world of high-end gadgets comes to chase something else. 

Probably to cater to that pursuit, a lot of new gadgets and their software are in the pipeline, but what truly kindles the fire of excitement in enthusiasts is the upcoming update of Google's Wear OS.

Besides disclosing what's in the books for smartwatch users at its annually held I/O conference in California, Google also revealed what they can look for when the time comes for the release of the latest Wear OS update: Wear OS 5.

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Although there's very little available regarding the key features of the upcoming Wear OS update, Gadinsider is here with something considerable around it, including the expected release schedule and the devices it would be compatible with.

Devices compatible with Wear OS 5

Since Google hasn’t officially announced the devices Wear OS 5 will be supporting, a spate of rumours has begun surfacing on the internet.

The most obvious receivers of the Wear OS 5 include the Pixel Watch and Pixel Watch 2 models. Moreover, other brands' smartwatches with the cloud of integration probability looming above them include Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 6, as well as some recent models from the OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, Mobvoi and more.

Wear OS 5 release date

When it comes to the Wear OS releases, Google has undertaken a bit of an uncertain schedule since it rebranded Android Wear in 2018.

Listed down, these staggering release schedules might help you guess the expected rollout of the new Wear OS 5.

  1. Wear OS 3 – August 2021
  2. Wear OS 4 – July 2023