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9/1/2015
04:05 PM
Eric Zeman
Eric Zeman
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Samsung Gear S2 Watch Skips Android For Tizen

Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch may have a pleasing design and the ability to make calls, but it is handicapped by the Tizen operating system.
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nasimson
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nasimson,
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9/1/2015 | 11:21:24 PM
a smart move in a smart watch
Samsung has played very smartly. Samsung cant replace Android with Tizen in Galaxy smart phones - for multiple reasons. But it can afford to introduce Tizen in smart watches. And it has. And I bet users wont notice. Because there are no killer watch apps yet. So most users wont notice the difference between Android watch and Tizen watch. And if tomorrow a killer watch app emerges, Samsung can afford to pay for its development and quickly introduce it in the Tizen Watch.
mak63
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mak63,
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9/2/2015 | 1:51:01 PM
Re: a smart move in a smart watch
@nasimson Yes, I agree with you completely. Besides, haw many apps do you really need in a smartwatch?
I'm sure even Tizen can meet that demand
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