Along with the much anticipated Android L announcement at the Google IO event this year, the search engine giant also revealed many upcoming android wear ready smart watches.
Among these android wear ready smart watches were LG’s G Watch, Samsung’s Gear live and Motorola’s Moto 360. Apart from these manufacturers such as Asus, HTC and even Fossil are expected to roll out their android wear devices in the upcoming months.
Intended to replace the traditional watch, these small yet powerful devices are aimed at providing you information on the move and when you need it the most. Apart from telling you the time, these android wear devices can perform plethora of other functions such as navigating you across a map, reminding you about meetings, show your heart beat rate and step count and many more useful things.
Samsung and LG will start shipping their android wear devices throughout the world on July 7 and right now these manufactures have started taking pre orders in advance. For those who are interested in getting yourself an android wear device, you should check in advance whether your android smartphone supports android wear or not. Generally a android smartphone needs to run android 4.3 or higher in order to be paired with an android wear device.
For those who want to check whether your android smartphone supports android wear or not, simply follow the instructions below.
How to check if your Android smartphone is Android Wear Ready
- Step 1: Open Chrome on your android smartphone and head over to android.com/wear/check
- Step 2: There you go, you will be able to see whether your android smartphone supports android wear or not.
This will be really helpful for those who are not sure what version of android their phone is running on.