Report: Samsung to use Tizen in next version of Galaxy Gear

Posted Feb 19, 2014

There is a rumor that the new version of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will not run on Android in favor of Tizen. Samsung is reportedly going to unveil the updated Gear watch and a new HTML5 version of the Tizen operating system at Mobile World Congress at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month. Tizen is an open-source operating system driven by Samsung that launched last year. Last week, Tizen announced 15 new partners including Sprint, SoftBank, and Baidu.
[Source: USAToday]