Earlier today, Google revealed that Android Wear 5.1.1 would begin rolling out to more devices starting soon and now it looks like the process has begun. Users of the LG G G Watch and G Watch R are reporting that their respective wearables have started receiving over-the-air-updates to Android Wear 5.1.1. The update was originally announced back in April, but until today had only made its way to the Watch Urbane and ASUS ZenWatch.
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Unfortunately neither the LG G Watch or G Watch R will receive the highly sought-after WiFi support. Both devices will, however, receive support of wrist gestures, drawing emoji replies to messages, always-on screen support in apps, and a redesigned menu screen. For the full breakdown of new features in Android Wear 5.1.1, check out the full changelog in the announcement post here.
Users of the LG G Watch and G Watch R should keep an eye on their device for the update. It may take a little while to hit your device though, as it is likely a staged rollout. In the meantime, checkout our thoughts on the G Watch R here.