An important information about Pixel Watch has come to the fore. according to a report by 9to5google, The Google Pixel Watch will be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 9110 SoC. For starters, the Exynos 9110 SoC was launched by Samsung in 2018 alongside the first Galaxy Watch. The dual-core chipset is built on the dated 10nm architecture. It is worth mentioning that the Galaxy Watch 3 was released in 2020 and the Galaxy Watch Active 2, both feature the Exynos 9110 SoC.
Samsung’s latest smartwatch, Galaxy Watch 4 comes with Exynos W920 processor. Considering that the Pixel Watch will have an older Samsung smartwatch, it should be in development in August 2021, before the launch of the new Samsung chipset. While the processor is a bit old, the smartwatch supports Fitbit-like health tracking, Google Assistant, and Google+. Map. Google also says it can be used as a remote for multiple Google Home devices. The price of Google Pixel Watch should be revealed in the coming days.
It is important to mention that Samsung launched a new, improved chipset called the Exynos W920, and the Galaxy Watch 4 runs on it. It is built on a 5nm architecture, has two Arm Cortex-A55 cores for power-efficient heavy processing and improves CPU performance by 20% over its predecessor. Along with the powerful CPU, the Exynos W920 will feature an Arm Mali-G68 GPU that improves the graphical performance of the chipset up to 10x. Samsung mentions that the improved processor and graphic processing unit enable faster application launches and an interactive “eye-catching 3D GUI” on the Galaxy Watch’s QHD display.
In related news, Google teased smartphones at its I/O 2022. During the annual event, Google revealed the design of the upcoming smartphone, which is similar to the renders that have appeared in the recent past. Apart from this, Google also revealed a major spoiler regarding the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. Though the company did not reveal much, it has confirmed that both the smartphones will be powered by the second generation of Google Tensor chipset. Last month, well-known tipster @Shadow_Leak leaked the specifications of the Pixel 7 Pro. According to the leakster, the codename of the smartphone is ‘Panther’.