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Hands-on: Tizen 4 on the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active gets a revamped UI and better Bixby in the latest update

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is one of the best smartwatches for all Android phones. It's got great compatibility, design, battery life, and is very light. Depending on your point of view, one of the best things about it is it's not running Google's Wear OS. The Galaxy Watch Active is running Tizen 4, and...

Here are the specifications of Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch

Unlike smartphones, Android isn't the dominant OS for smartwatches. According to Statista, Apple sells the most smartwatches out of any vendor, but Samsung has a respectable market share with their Tizen OS-based smartwatches. Their latest model, the Samsung Galaxy Watch, was launched in the middle of 2018. Since then, we've heard rumors that Samsung is preparing...

Samsung Galaxy Watch (Gear S4) is official with Tizen OS and LTE support

Samsung has had a busy day so far. They finally made the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 official, along with Fortnite for Android. Next up on the list is the Samsung Galaxy Watch. This is the device that first popped up as the Gear S4, but was then rebranded as the Galaxy Watch. Samsung is moving...

42mm Samsung Galaxy Watch in Rose Gold appears on Samsung’s site

Samsung devices have been popping up a lot in leaks and rumors recently. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been the subject of multiple reports. We've seen it in four different colors, heard about the new Bluetooth S Pen features, and spotted a wireless charger accessory. The wireless charger was interesting because it can charge a...

Samsung Galaxy Watch will run Tizen 4.0, launch alongside Galaxy Note 9

When Google dove head first into the smartwatch market there were many who became incredibly enthusiastic at the future possibilities. We had companies like LG, Motorola, Huawei, Samsung, and others, eager to release their first Android Wear smartwatch. Over time, progress in the market seemed to have plateaued and this resulted in many companies backing...

Samsung Galaxy Watch (likely Gear S4) name confirmed, coming with Bixby support

Samsung's line of Gear smartwatches has long been rumored to be incorporated under the Samsung Galaxy name. We've seen known Chinese leaker Ice Universe state that the upcoming Samsung Gear S4 will actually be branded the Samsung Galaxy Watch, and a new report from SamMobile corroborates those findings.  The logo for the Samsung Galaxy Watch...

Samsung Gear S4 may be called “Galaxy Watch” and run Wear OS

Samsung gave what was then called Android Wear (now Wear OS) a shot back in 2014 with the Samsung Gear Live. Since then they have focused on their own Tizen OS for Gear smartwatches. Infamous Twitter leaker Ice Universe is now reporting that Samsung is coming back to Google's smartwatch OS with a device simply...

Samsung Gear S4 may have a bigger battery than the Gear S3 and come in a new gold color

Many people had high hopes on the back of the smartwatch industry with even popular mechanical watchmakers jumping on board to test the waters. Customers interested in smartwatches have had multiple choices when it comes to which platform they went for. Pebble was one of the first, but then Google, Samsung, and even Apple stepped...

Samsung Gear S4 may be in the works with improved S Health features

The smartwatch business is nowhere close to the size of the smartphone market, but the competition is similar. On top of this market is Apple, whose Apple Watch captures a big chunk of the wearable market share. Following Apple are companies like Fitbit, Xiaomi, Garmin and Huawei. But Samsung has also been in the wearable game...

Security Researcher Finds 40 Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Samsung’s Tizen OS

Samsung, being a large multinational company, makes a lot of products spread across various spheres of life and marketed to diverse segments in a multitude of countries. Over here on XDA-Developers, Samsung is famously known for their Android smartphones and tablets, given they are some of the top contenders for their respective product categories. But that...

New Gear S2 Update Announced, Includes Some Gear S3 Features

Samsung built up a lot of hype for their new Gear S3 smartwatches this year, and the company officially released them a couple of weeks ago. Like the Gear S2, these new smartwatch run the wearable version of Tizen, and they've started to amass a decent following with its unique bezel controls for a smartwatch....

Smartwatch Battle: Moto 360, Gear S2 Announcements & What to Know!

As we approach bigger screen sizes for our smartphones, the attention is now being shifted towards getting a new kind of device on you - quite literally. The next generation of smartwatches is just on the horizon and these bring along marked improvements over their predecessors. First up, is the Moto 360 v2. Parent company Lenovo...