Google starts rolling out Android Wear 2.8, here's what's new

Google starts rolling out Android Wear 2.8, here's what's new

Do you still even use Android Wear at all? When it does, you'll likely notice that things look a bit darker.

As you can see in the pictures below, this black color is found on the quick settings page, the app drawer, notification shade, etc.

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The new dark theme replaces the old grey theme and which is good news for numerous users. As of the moment, it seems that only watches with an AMOLED display are able to access the theme, though it is possible non-AMOLED devices will get it once the update officially launches. Currently, the updates are confirmed for Huawei Watch 2 and the original Huawei Watch devices.

Also, as Droid Life points out, the naming for the software doesn't make a lot of sense. Android Wear 2.8 brings only a few improvements over the previous iteration, but they're definitely worth the update. Before going into details, it's worth noting that this is an update on the Android Wear app on the smartphone, so it's not the same as the OTA update on smartwatches. Drop a comment down below and let us know!

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