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Here’s a look at Wear OS 3 without Samsung’s skin
The Android 12 inspired battery screen
The new update was released with a complete menu redesign which includes round buttons and toggles. The battery screen has been revamped to match Android 12 and the page to set audio volume has “+” and “-” keys that stand out making it easy and quicker to set the volume at the level you want. The app drawer shows Recent Apps on the top of the screen with a list of all installed apps below.
The Wear OS 3 developer preview timer
Setting menu for Wear OS 3 developer preview
Two years ago Google halted plans to unveil a Pixel Watch because Wear OS was not ready for Prime Time
And if Wear OS was so embarrassing to Google before that it prevented the company from releasing a smartwatch in the past, Google must feel rather comfortable now after the changes it has made in Wear OS 3. A shake of the Magic 8 Ball says that all signs point to the release of a Pixel Watch early next year. The closest that Google had come before to releasing a smartwatch was back in 2019.
Google has released an emulator based developer preview for Wear OS 3