LG G Watch and Moto 360 will not be updated to Android Wear 2.0

It looks like Moto 360 (1st gen) and LG G Watch owners won’t get a chance to check out the latest version of Google’s smartwatch OS without first upgrading to a newer device, as neither Motorola nor LG plan to release Android Wear 2.0 updates for their first generation Wear smartwatches.

The news comes courtesy of Motorola and LG’s Twitter accounts. Over the past several weeks, a number of Twitter followers from both camps have reached out to the two companies, asking them if they plan to update their initial Android Wear attempts to 2.0. In both cases, Motorola and LG have said they don’t currently have plans to release new software for the aging devices.

Android Police subsequently reached out to Motorola PR, which confirmed the news from its side.

Both of the tweets you see above engendered a long list of responses, with a number of users accusing the two companies of building planned obsolesce into their devices.

Announced at Google I/O 2016, Android Wear is expected to come out sometime this fall. The update brings a number of notable features to the search giant’s smartwatch operating system, including the addition of standalone apps.

[source]Twitter (1), (2)[/source][via]GSM Arena, Android Police[/via]