A strange thing about Wear OS 3 is its absence on iOS, which prevented it from being used on iPhone and iOS. This seemed like a decision by Samsung when it introduced the Galaxy Galaxy Watch4, the first smartphone to receive this version.
Something that has now been confirmed is that Wear OS 3 won’t be an Android exclusive after all. Google will open this system and provide support for the Apple system, for those who want to do without the Apple Watch.
This seems to be an Android exclusive
Samsung was the first brand to get the new Wear OS 3. It seems that Apple's system support decision was deliberate and excluded iOS and iPhone support without giving reasons.
This situation left many potential users with the misconception that this would be a global decision and that Wear OS 3 would be outside of iOS. Google's own smartwatch, the Pixel Watch, will have the same exclusivity, reinforcing this idea.
Wear OS 3 will support iPhone
What now been detectedQualcomm confirmed that the upcoming Wear OS 3 smartwatches will change. With upcoming models based on the Snapdragon Wear 4100 Plus SoC comes the expected support for iOS and iPhone as well.
With the new Montblanc Summit 3, everything will be changed and this support will be guaranteed, although no significant stickiness is expected from users. Apple's proposal is usually the choice for those who have embraced the Apple ecosystem.
Google can follow Apple's model
Other models currently running Wear OS 2, albeit with Qualcomm's latest SoC, will be updated to the new version. The question is whether iOS support will be guaranteed or if it will be another set of exclusives.
Google seems to be following Apple's path and creating exclusively for its systems and smartwatches that are in its ecosystem. If it works in the case of the Apple Watch and iOS, it should also be the right decision on Android and Wear OS 3 because it focuses more on the Google platform.
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