Motorola’s planned Wear OS smartwatch with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor may have leaked (via 9to5GoogleIf the photos are real and not just the display, it could be a sign that the next-gen Moto 360 (or whatever it is called) can perform significantly better than the latest and potentially reap the added performance from the 28 nano process. Meter is 12 nm
The Moto 360 2019 uses a Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, which is just a minor update to 2100 of 2016, although Qualcomm claims that the new (ish) 4100 has an 85 percent faster CPU, two and a half times faster GPU, and Battery life is increased by 25 percent, it looks like there is only one watch on the market that actually has a chip.
A picture showing a clock that has potential (And it appears to show a wireless charging coil, too.) Found in an investor presentation alongside three other smartwatches, the unnamed watch has some text on the back, and when Reddit user TheMacJezza zoomed in and updated them. Seeing that it looks like a “Snapdragon Wear 4100”, I’m not a logisticsist. But it seems to imply that this Mystery Moto has a Snapdragon Wear 4100 in it (especially considering the current Moto 360 also has the processor name printed on the back).
Motorola doesn’t make its own Moto-branded smartwatches.The name is licensed for a company called eBuyNow, which launched the third-generation Moto 360 in 2019. eBuyNow was later merged with another company called CE Brands. 9to5GoogleIt previously reported on a detailed investor presentation of the Moto-branded hardware roadmap for 2021.
Correction: Earlier this article implied that the Moto-branded smartwatch, still made by Motorola, was updated to show that the brand was licensed. The Verge Regret the mistake