The rumors of Google working on two Android Wear smartwatches have been surfacing for quite a long, in fact even before the Pixel event. While Google announced a number of products at the event including Pixel smartphones and Daydream View VR headset, there was no mention of any wearable product. But now as per a new leak, Google will be launching the two Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches in Q1 2017.
This new leak is coming from one of the most reliable tipster Evan Blass (@evleaks) who tweeted the tentative launch date for the upcoming Google smartwatches running Android Wear 2.0. This latest version of the Android Wear OS was unveiled by Google earlier this year but as per previous reports, various OEM will not be coming up with a new Android Wear hardware this year. It means Google’s smartwatches could be the first smartwatches be the first one to run Android Wear 2.0.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) October 13, 2016
The details regarding these two Google smartwatches are quite scarce at the moment but these are said to be codenamed Angelfish and Swordfish. The Angelfish smartwatch is the bigger model with support for LTE and GPS which means the user will be able to use it stand-alone without relying on the smartphone. On the other hand, the Swordfish smartwatch lacks LTE and GPS which will make it necessary to use it along with a smartphone but it will also be priced cheaper than Angelfish.