Qualcomm's new Snapdragon Wear 3100 puts battery life ahead of performance — and that makes sense

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon Wear 3100 puts battery life ahead of performance — and that makes sense


It's been two and a half years since Qualcomm revealed its first dedicated wearable chipset, Wear 2100, and, in that time, there's been no major update. This has led to some doubt regarding the chipmaker's interest in the market — a crucial element for Wear OS' continued existence, considering Qualcomm powers 80 percent of Android smartwatches out there now. The San Diego chipset giant asserted its continued intention to dominate the Wear OS market today, however, with the reveal of Wear 3100 — and the subtext of the announcement has indications for the industry at large.

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Qualcomm's new Snapdragon Wear 3100 puts battery life ahead of performance — and that makes sense was written by the awesome team at Android Police.