Samsung has been solely utilizing Tizen OS for its smartwatches since virtually seven years now. Nonetheless, if well-liked tipster Ice Universe is to be believed, Samsung might lastly swap to Google’s Wear OS later this 12 months.
Samsung’s subsequent smartwatch, which might succeed the Galaxy Watch 3, will apparently be operating Put on OS as an alternative of Tizen. It’s value noting, nevertheless, this isn’t the primary time that Samsung has been rumored to be transferring away from Tizen. When Samsung shifted to the “Galaxy” branding for its wearables in 2018, a number of rumors steered that the corporate could be transferring to Put on OS.
If Samsung is certainly switching to Put on OS, you may anticipate the following Galaxy Watch to have a vastly totally different UI from the corporate’s present best smartwatches. Together with an all-new UI, Samsung’s upcoming watches may additionally supply significantly better third-party app assist. Though Put on OS is much from good, it’s miles forward of Tizen relating to developer assist.
In accordance with the oldsters at GalaxyClub, Samsung is engaged on two new smartwatches for 2021, bearing mannequin numbers SM-R86x and SM-R87x. Apart from the mannequin numbers, nevertheless, there may be nothing else that has been revealed to this point. The smartwatches are anticipated to be launched within the third quarter of the 12 months, alongside the foldable Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 2 telephones.