Google is bringing Put on OS 4 to its first Pixel Watch. In an announcement on Tuesday, Google says the replace will begin rolling out right this moment and proceed “over the approaching weeks,” relying in your provider and system.
The Put on OS 4 replace will deliver a number of new options to the Pixel Watch, together with the Google Calendar app, higher accessibility options, enhanced notifications, and the brand new Security Examine characteristic that may immediate you to substantiate whether or not you’re secure after a specified time period. In case you don’t reply, the watch will robotically notify your emergency contacts.
Put on OS 4 additionally introduces the flexibility to switch your Pixel Watch information to a brand new telephone with out a manufacturing unit reset in addition to a technique to again up your information and settings out of your Pixel Watch whenever you’re able to improve to a brand new one.
Nevertheless, one Put on OS 4 characteristic Google doesn’t point out in its announcement is Security Sign, which is obtainable with the Pixel Watch 2 by a Fitbit Premium subscription. This characteristic allows you to join your Pixel Watch to an LTE community to allow emergency options even if you happen to don’t have a provider plan. It doesn’t seem to be the unique Pixel Watch will help Security Sign, as Google doesn’t listing it as a appropriate characteristic on its support page.
Google took the wraps off the $349.99 Pixel Watch 2 throughout its product launch occasion earlier this month, providing a brand new processor, extra sensors, and higher battery life when in comparison with its predecessor. The Pixel Watch 2 additionally fees sooner than the unique watch, which now has a slower estimated charging velocity than earlier than, following a firmware replace.