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Next Samsung smartwatch may run Android Wear instead of TizenOS

There is no confirmation from the company yet. However, tipster Ice Universe seems to have got some leads on it.

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Samsung has been using its Tizen OS in wearable devices, such as Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch LTE, and even the latest Galaxy Watch 3 smart watches. However, it looks like the company might soon be moving away from the Tizen operating system and may adapt Android Wear OS.

There is no confirmation from the company yet. However, tipster Ice Universe seems to have got some leads on it. Without going into the details, the tipster has tweeted that “Samsung's new watch will use Android to replace Tizen.”

We are not sure when exactly Samsung plans to launch its next flagship smartwatch, however, looking from the launch pattern we might see the device coming sometime in August alongside the flagship ‘Note’ smartphone series.

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While it is difficult to say how Samsung will implement Android Wear OS on its smartwatch, and if it will slap a new skin on top of it, one can expect better UI implementation, more features and guaranteed updates.

We can only wait and watch.

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