The brand new leak says the rumored Pixel Watch successor will use the extra environment friendly 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 Plus chip, backing up previous reports.
The brand new chip might considerably enhance its efficiency and probably carry multi-day battery life to the platform. The primary Pixel Watch used a a lot slower 10nm Exynos 9110, which obtained as much as, at most, 15 hours of battery life in The Verge’s Victoria Track’s review last year.
Apple makes use of UWB to allow precision-finding of its AirTags and latest AirPods Professional, as does Samsung for its Galaxy tags and Buds2 Professional, whereas Google’s Pixel lineup has already included UWB chips within the Professional editions of the Pixel 6 and seven smartphones, in addition to the Pixel Fold and Pixel Pill.
If the Pixel Watch 2 positive factors UWB help, then Google’s watch wouldn’t simply be extra simply situated within the firm’s Discover My Machine community however could possibly be the primary Android smartwatch to get the wi-fi expertise. That would allow different comfort options like unlocking your car with your watch, although given how little Apple has accomplished with the U1 chip within the Apple Watch, it’s necessary to maintain expectations low for now.
The watch’s battery capability may also be elevated from 294mAh within the first Pixel Watch to 306mAh, in accordance with Wojciechowska, which must also modestly enhance battery life by itself. Wojciechowska additionally writes that the watch will help “seamless updates,” presumably referring to the Android update process that purports to hurry up the method of updating a tool by partitioning the replace and solely making use of it after a restart.