The wearables market is more diverse than ever, but if there’s one constant, it’s the battle between richer functionality and preserving battery life; one of several areas that Qualcomm’s newly revealed Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 and W5 Plus Gen 1 chipsets hope to address.

The two new chips promise huge gains in terms of performance and functionality, as well as battery life – one of the biggest hurdles, makers of even the best smartwatches are constantly striving to improve.