By any measure, it's clear that Google's rollout of Android Wear 2.0 isn't exactly going well. Last year, it revealed that the latest version of the OS for wearable devices would be delayed by several months, but it finally announced its release in February, and said that it would be made available to a limited range of devices "in the coming weeks".
Towards the end of March, not a single device had been upgraded, and when the update finally began rolling out, it was quickly suspended for numerous devices due to the discovery of a last-minute bug. Many devices have received Android Wear 2.0 since then, but some will still have to wait a few more weeks.
On its support forums, Google published a list of devices "that will receive Android Wear 2.0 end of April/late May" [sic]:
- Moto 360 Gen 2
- Moto 360 Sport
- LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE
- Huawei Watch
- Huawei Watch Ladies
- Asus ZenWatch 2
- Asus ZenWatch 3
Unfortunately, the list is no more specific than that. LG had already revealed that its second-generation Watch Urbane would not be upgraded until May, but aside from that, there's no clear indication of exactly when in the next few weeks each of these devices will get Android Wear 2.0.
At least one new Android Wear 2.0 watch has also been delayed. Verizon unveiled the Wear24 on the same day that the OS update was formally announced, and said that it would be released in March. But earlier this week, the carrier said the new device will not be available until mid-May.
Source: Google via Android Police
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