The latest version for Wear OS had announced along with Galaxy Watch 4 duo. Since then, it is the only smartwatch that is enjoying all the goodies of new software. After the complaints of users of Wear OS-based watches, Google announced the update for other watches will come in 2022. As per the official schedule of Fossil & Mobvoi, the Wear OS 3 should have launched in early 2022. Now, it looks like, it was just an advertising stunt. The new statement from Fossil confirms the new version will not be coming soon for the Fossil watches.
In the response, the official Twitter handler of Fossil stated that Wear OS 3 update for Fossil Gen 6 & Gen 5 will launch in the mid to second half of 2022. The irony is Gen 6 & Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 3 Ultra have launched in 2021, still, they are running on the previous Wear OS 2 version. You can read what the official team has to say about the next update.
Hi! Eligible Wear OS smartwatches will have the option to opt-in and upgrade their devices to Wear OS 3 starting in the mid to second half of 2022.
The delay could be also related to Google’s Pixel Watch. For sure, the next Google or Fitbit watch will run on Wear OS 3 version, and Google don’t want to let other players steal the show. After the launch of the Pixel Watch or Fitbit Watch, other watches will get a new version. For a reminder, Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 & Watch 4 Classic are now running on Wear OS 3.2 version. Samsung has even added some exclusive features to the wearables.