Google does not possess any form of superiority when it comes to wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers. Although Apple governs the premium segment by a reasonable margin, when it comes to the cheap ones, Xiaomi and others dominate the market. Smartwatch from Wear OS could soon have screen recording features.
An APK teardown is an examination of the core tech. Teardowns sometimes comprise code snippets related to features which are not yet ready but are in the works. That’s a screen recording option in this case.
We can not think of a lot of conditions, apart from UI demonstration and developer-specific use cases, where the screen recording feature will actually be good for average users. Nonetheless, seeing how Google plans to use it on smartwatches will be interesting.
While any new feature is welcome, nevertheless, every other logic is beaten by seeking to comprehend the practical use of sharing a screen recording of a small display. If you were wondering, Wear OS now also allows us to take screenshots, which are still okay to some level, as you also might want to share the look of your home screen setup or if you want to share the current fitness activity status.
Although most Wear OS apps also have a relevant Android App which still displays you the same data and it’s still easy to take a screenshot on a phone.