In a post published over the weekend, Redditor H3x0n pointed to a new name and logo for Google’s Android Wear platform as they set up a smartwatch for use with their phone – which leads us to believe that the company may soon rebrand it with the label ‘Wear OS.’
H3x0n’s post included a screenshot that shows what the new logo looks like:
It’ll be interesting to see if that helps boost sales for the myriad hardware manufacturers making watches based on this platform; on an earnings call after Apple published its Q4 2017 results, CEO Tim Cook noted that the company saw “over 50 percent growth in revenue and units for the fourth quarter in a row.” It currently is in the lead in the global wearables business, with a 21 percent market share. Meanwhile, Huawei and other brands that make Android Wear-based devices are lagging far behind, and also have to worry about the likes of Fitbit before they can regain the top spot.
Via Android Police
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