report pixel watch 2 ditches exynos for snapdragon

A new report sheds first light on the Google Pixel Watch 2, which is due in the Fall alongside the Pixel 8 series. Per this report, Google’s second-gen smartwatch will make the move from Samsung’s Exynos chipset to the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon W5 generation.

Whether it’s the Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 or the Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1, we’re looking at a 4nm chip with four Cortex-A53 cores – a significant improvement to the Pixel Watch’s 10nm Exynos 9110, which has just two Cortex-A53 cores. The W5+ has a special co-processor for a more efficient Always-On display and other features.

The spec…