Only a few weeks ago Google announced the availability of the new version of Android Wear 1.4 Marshmallow, dedicated to the release of wearable devices in the world that has gradually begun to spread on the latest devices, until arriving in recent days also on the smartwatch Asus ZenWatch 2. The smallest variant -the one with 18 mm strap- was the first to receive the update, while the rollout is still advancing towards the second larger version. If you are one of the owners of Asus ZenWatch 2 a notification should reach your wrist, indicating the update is available.
The changes introduced by the new version of Android Wear align with those submitted by the Mountain View giant: among these is of course the possibility to use the clock speaker, which coupled with the supplied microphone will allow you to make voice calls directly from your wrist. There remains, then, that expect to receive the update in order to download via OTA (over the air) directly on the device to your wrist. You have already received the update? Let us know below, in the comments.
At a distance of a few weeks from the official announcement, Android Wear 1.4 Marshmallow is slowly spreading across the range of smartwatch equipped with Google’s operating system. Just yesterday we knew of the appearance of the first notifications on Fossil Q Founder, while on Monday it was the turn of the Huawei Watch, but today it is the first evidence for Asus ZenWatch 2.
As for Huawei Watch, it is a major update because it finally enable the speaker and, consequently, the ability to make voice calls through the watch. As usual, the roll-out is taking place gradually and then it might take a few hours or days before it arrives on your device; but if you just can not wait, you will be glad to know that you can complete the OTA and install it manually via the command line.
Recall that ZenWatch 2 will be available in two different sizes, the largest of 49 x 41 mm with strap of 22 mm and the smallest of 45 x 37 mm with 18 mm strap. The stainless steel crates will be available in three colors, silver, gunmetal gray and pink, which will add the various types of rubber strap, leather or metal for a total of 18 possible combinations.