Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Sep 2018 22:17 UTC

It's been two and a half years since Qualcomm last released a major new smartwatch chip, and in the time since, Android smartwatches have languished. But in the coming months, they could finally start seeing some meaningful improvements: Qualcomm is releasing a new processor for watches, called the Snapdragon Wear 3100, that's meant to extend battery life, enhance always-on displays, and offer more versatility when it comes to sports devices and fitness sensors.

Good news, since the Android Wear world had really died down. This new chip should breath some much-needed new life in the market. It also highlights the distinct and profound advantage Apple has in that it designs its own chips.

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Best smartwatch (the one I own, of course) : NO.1 D5

$80 and you have everything you need, it's useless to put more money into that

It's a bit too plasticky and plain though...

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The LG W150 (Urbane 1) or W200 (Urban 2) are better, same classic look, yet quite more expensive. Each one its own choice.

Edited 2018-09-12 10:33 UTC

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