Although Android Wear generally offers a consistent user experience across various different hardware, the Motorola Moto 360 (1st Gen.) smartwatch will not be updated to the latest version of the wearable operating system. The news comes after Android Wear 2.0, will start to roll out in the Autumn, was unveiled at the Google I/O developer conference last month.
Responding to a tweet, Motorola’s customer support account stated that Android 2.0 will not be made available for the Moto 360 (1st Gen.). However, they later clarified that essential security updates will still be made available for the smartwatch.
The Moto 360 (1st Gen.) was released in September, 2014 and appears to have reached the end of its support cycle, at least as far as significant updates are concerned.
Android Wear 2.0 will offer a number of significant new features, including standalone apps, a new Material Design-based user interface, better Google Fit support, an integrated keyboard and handwriting recognition.