Posts tagged as: Tizen

AT&T Now Taking Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Orders

AT&T said customers can place orders for the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch beginning November 4. The wearable, announced by Samsung earlier this year, supports AT&T’s NumberSync service, which allows owners to use their main number to make/receive calls and send/receive messages from the watch. AT&T also says the S3 Frontier is the first wearable to […]

Samsung Announces the Gear S3 – Sports LTE Radio and Software Refinements

Samsung today announced the Gear S3 smartwatch, a Tizen-based wearable that will be available in several configurations. The Gear S3 will be sold in Classic and Frontier styles. The Classic style has a classier, more conservative look, while the Frontier has a thicker, more sport-centric look. Both the Classic and Frontier will be available as […]

Korean Report Claims that Samsung May Move All of its Devices to Tizen

According to a report today from Korean publication Korea Times, Samsung, the company that recently regained the top spot from Apple as number one smartphone OEM in the US, is considering moving all of its devices to its own Tizen operating system. This news follows a report from Fast Company last month suggesting a related move — that […]

Samsung’s Cellular-Equipped Watches Go On Sale March 11

Samsung said the cellular variants of the Gears S2 Classic smartwatch will reach AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless on March 11. The Gear S2 supports 3G and HSPA 4G for connectivity. The Gear S2 can make/receive calls on its own, send and receive messages, as well as sync apps without a nearby smartphone. The wearable […]

Global Launch of Gear S2 Classic New Edition Is Here!

Samsung today commenced the global rollout of the Gear S2 Classic New Edition, which comes in either 18K rose gold or platinum. Samsung said its gold smartwatch is plated, not solid, and the company not yet announced final pricing for either. The rose gold model ships with a white leather band, while the platinum version […]

Samsung Launches Its Second Tizen Smartphone

Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver. The Z3 has a 5-inch HD screen, 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage, and a […]

Samsung’s Gear S2 Is powered by Tizen and Can Make Calls

Samsung’s latest wearable features a circular shape, rotating bezel, and the ability to make phone calls independent from a smartphone. The device comes in two basic models: the Gear S2 has a simpler, more modern look, while the Gear S2 Classic has a more traditional appearance. Both feature a 1.2-inch circular AMOLED screen with 360 […]

Samsung Expands Tizen App Store to more Nations

Samsung has this week made the app store for its Tizen platform available in most places around the world. Tizen is Samsung’s homegrown operating system. At the moment the lone Tizen-based smartphone, the Z1, can only be purchased in India and Bangladesh. Samsung’s decision to expand the Tizen app store to other countries could signal […]

Samsung Teases New Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Samsung is one of the pioneers of modern Android smartphone-compatible smartwatches. While devices like its own S9110 Watch Phone and the Sony Ericsson LiveView can be considered smartwatches, it wasn’t until fall 2013, when the first Galaxy Gear launched, that the current smartwatch craze (fad?) took off. As a proof-of-concept as to what a smartwatch […]

Samsung Finally Ships Its First Tizen Phone

Samsung today announced the Z1, its first smartphone to run the Tizen platform. Tizen is Samsung’s homegrown operating system and its arrival has been delayed a number of times over the last 18 months. The device is an entry-level smartphone and will initially be sold in India for the equivalent of $92. The Tizen OS […]

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