The tech giant Google has announced Android Wear OS v1.4 update based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow (API level 23) for Android Wear smartwatches. It will be rolling out to all Android Wear watches over the next few weeks, including new watches like the Casio Smart Outdoor Watch and Huawei Watch for Ladies.

"Android Wear OS 1.4 Marshmallow update"

The new version of Android Wear brings new navigation gestures, expanded support for send messages via popular third party apps and audio support on speaker-equipped watches. The update also brings battery life improvements and adds new languages. Check out the complete update change-log below.

New features in Android Wear OS v1.4 update:

  • Ability to play sounds and take calls on watches with a speaker
  • Support for sending WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, Telegram, and Nextplus messages with your voice or via touch
  • New gestures to control your watch with one hand
  • Battery life improvements
  • Language options for Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian, Polish, Dutch, and Thai
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