Google’s current generation Pixel Watch uses Samsung Exynos 9110 SoC which is built on a 10nm process. It offers decent 1-day battery life and performance. According to the latest report from 9to5google, Google is planning to replace Exynos 9110 SoC with Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 SoC for improved performance and battery life on its upcoming Pixel Watch 2 which is expected to be released later this year.
The Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 SoC is built using 4nm process and it features four A53 cores at 1.7GHz with dual Adreno 702 GPUs (1GHz). With this upgraded SoC, Pixel Watch 2 users can expect at least 50% more battery life and much improved performance. This new SoC will also enable features like Low power Bluetooth 5.3, Deep Sleep and Hibernate low power modes, 30% thinner designs and more.
Apart from the SoC, the Pixel Watch 2 is expected to pack health sensors similar to the Fitbit Sense 2. cEDA sensor for all-day stress management and tracking and a skin temperature sensor are expected to be part of the Pixel Watch 2.
We will hear more about Pixel Watch 2 from Google in the coming months.