Wear OS, formerly known as Android Wear, not going through its best moment. It is true that the operating system did not evolve at a pace favorable, but beyond Google, there were more factors by which the system nor gave much more of if.
The processor was one of these aspects in which Wear OS left much to be desired. Qualcomm has been from the beginning, the main manufacturer of processors for the system based on Android, and their evolution into each new model was ridiculous. It is never too late if happiness is good, and is that the new Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+ promise to change everything.
Qualcomm has hustlers in wearables in the end
One of the processors that increased longevity has had within Qualcomm are Snapdragon 400, originally introduced in the Motorola Moto G first generation. This chip was modified for the first watches smart with Android Wear, but to this day it remains in force. Not in vain, the Snapdragon Wear 2100 and 3100 have not ceased to be modified versions of the Snapdragon 400, 2013.
This to a certain extent it was outrageous, since, although through the introduction of improvements, continued to be a processor with a process of manufacturing obsolete 28-nanometers and used the distant architecture Cortex A7. All this changes already.
Los Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+ take the best the Snapdragon 3100, its low consumption for such activities as the screen is always on, and move to an architecture that is more modern. Does not reach the of the best Android phones, but the evolution is beastly, and considering that a watch does not require so much sugar cane, you will have a outstanding performance, being a 85% faster than the 3100.
We do not know when they will arrive the first watches, but we already have one confirmed, and it is the next Ticwatch Pro will be one of the first watches to use it. The Ticwatch Pro remains one of the best watches smart that we have tested, so that we die of desire to meet his successor.
Technical features Snapdragon Wear 4100
- CPU: Quad-core Cortex A53, up to 1.7 GHz.
- GPU: Adreno 504.
- DSP: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ QDSP6 V56.
- Qualcomm® Voice Suite, Qualcomm® Noise and Echo Cancellation technology, Qualcomm® Voice Activation.
- Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio codec.
- Wireless connectivity:
- Bluetooth 5.0.
- WiFi a/b/g/n.
- GPS, Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS.
- 4G LTE.
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