Motorola may have leaked its own Snapdragon 4100-powered Wear OS watch

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Motorola may have accidentally showed off a planned Wear OS smartwatch, powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor (via 9to5Google). If the photos are real and not just renders, it could be a sign that the next Moto 360 (or whatever it’s called) could perform significantly better than the last, and may reap some of the efficiency gains brought by the jump from a 28nm process to a 12nm one.

The 2019 Moto 360 used a Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, which was only a minor update to 2016’s 2100. Despite Qualcomm’s claims that the new(ish) 4100 has an 85 percent faster CPU, two-and-a-half times faster GPU, and 25 percent more battery life, it seems like there’s only one watch on the market that actually has the chip. If Motorola…

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Author: Mitchell Clark