Swatch hasn’t unveiled a smartwatch because the Contact Zero A single that was created for seaside volleyball gamers and unveiled in 2015, but we now know next 12 months is when we will see the enterprise re-enter the wise wristwear room.
In March 2017, the CEO of Swatch, Nick Hayek, explained the enterprise is doing the job on its very own running technique for smartwatches that was established to launch in late 2018. That has because been delayed, but it would not be prolonged till it is really official.
A spokesperson for Swatch confirmed to Wareable the enterprise does nevertheless strategy to launch its very own smartwatch running technique known as Swiss OS. It would not be unveiled till later this 12 months or early 2019.
Just all-around the corner
Contemplating it is really virtually the close of October and we have nevertheless to listen to substantially from Swatch, we would anticipate this to a lot more likely launch in early 2019.
When it debuts, the enterprise programs to initially include the software program on at least a new Tissot smartwatch and it may well operate on other merchandise far too.
We never currently know anything at all about any of those products, and it is really unclear no matter if they’re going to activity a Qualcomm Snapdragon Put on 2100 or Snapdragon Put on 3100 chipset. They may well even activity completely distinct chipsets.
It truly is an appealing shift taking into consideration a whole lot of Swatch’s opposition has moved into smartwatches operating Google’s Put on OS. Swatch has a whole lot of perform to do to develop a deserving OS to compete with the Apple Enjoy, Put on OS, Tizen and the plethora of other wise merchandise you can presently acquire for your wrist.