The integration is the first glimpse into what's to come following the completion of Google's (controversial) US$2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit earlier this year. 

The announcement comes alongside Google's announcement that it will partner with Samsung to unify Wear OS and Samsung's Tizen into a single platform.

Fitbit currently operates on its own FitbitOS software, but it's possible we could slowly see it phased out as newer models are introduced.

Wear OS on Fitbit opens up possibilities for greater third-party app integration along with support from native Android services like Google Maps and Google Assistant, not to mention calls and emails.

Neither Fitbit nor Google have confirmed when a Wear OS-equipped Fitbit will reach the market but we'll report back as soon as we find out.

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