When Google announced that the new version of Wear OS would include Samsung’s Tizen OS earlier this week, many wondered about the future of Samsung’s home operating system.
Will it still power some wearable devices? And what about the popular TVs whose Smart TV interface is supported by Tizen? Well, as far as Teles is concerned, Tizen is here to stay.
In a brief statement Make a contract, The company said: “Samsung said that Tizen is still the default platform for our smart TVs.”
And why would it change? The Samsung Smart TV interface is one of the most popular out there, with a great look, a heaping selection of apps, and access to Apple’s AirPlay 2 technology.
However, this may disappoint some Google loyalists, who want to play one of Samsung’s top-class QLED television sets on Android TVs. However, there is always a Chromecast with Google TV for those who cannot do without the Play Store on their Gogglebox.
For wearables, we are not so sure. Now it seems that the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 will run on Google, the Wear OS / Tizen OS / Fitbit OS Hybrid announced in I / O on Tuesday.
Google calls it an “integrated platform” that continues the long history of collaboration between the two companies. The plan is to harness the strengths of both operating systems to create an ecosystem with plentiful apps, great fitness tracking technology, and significantly longer battery life.
It will be faster than the previous installment of Wear OS, giving access to major Google apps such as Maps, YouTube Music, Google Pay, Google Assistant and of course Fitbit Health Tracking Nous.
“Health and fitness tracking is essential for wearables. With the latest Wear update, we welcome Fitbit’s many years of health expertise to experience, “said Google blog post. “Fitbit’s best, including features such as tracking your health progress throughout your day and aiming at the wrist, will inspire you on your journey to better health.”
What are your expectations from the new Wear OS? Our own Tom Dehan believes that it will take down the Apple Watch and sit at the top of the Best Smartwatch list? Share your thoughts on Twitter @trustedreviews.