Connect with us

Smart Watch

With Google’s Restrictions, Huawei to Use Tizen OS for their Upcoming SmartWatches

Published

on

Till date, Huawei Watch is the company’s first and the only smartwatch. Though it was announced at the MWC 2015, the company launched it at the IFA 2015 in Berlin. At the recently held IFA 2016, Huawei announced new Nova smartphones and MediaPad M3 tablet, but there are also few rumors about the Huawei Watch2. Later, a report suggested that Huawei along with LG and Motorola are skipping the new smartwatch launches until next year.

At that time there is no information about the decision, but today, the South Korean media reported Huawei will be launching their next SmartWatch running on Tizen OS. If this comes out true, Huawei will be the first major manufacturer to use Tizen OS. The increasing restrictions from Google over the Android Wear OS is said to be the main reason. The popular Samsung Gear S2 and the recently launched Gear S3 smartwatches also run on Tizen OS.

Samsung even sells smartphones running on Tizen OS, though they are only limited to few Asian and African countries. Even the Samsung SmartTV’s and Refrigerators also run on Tizen OS and soon we will also IoT products in the mainstream market. Huawei requires few additional services to develop their new smartwatches which are restricted by Google. On the other hand, Samsung is willing to co-operate with Huawei over developing those features.

We can even expect more manufacturers to look for alternatives if Google is imposing more restrictions. This will give a major boost to Samsung as the market share of Tizen devices is very low. We can also see more app developers concentrating on the Tizen OS. We will update the story once there is more information available about this outcome.

Continue Reading
Comments

Recommended Video

Connect on Facebook

Top 5

Top 53 months ago

Top Features of the Vivo V7 Plus Smartphone

Vivo has finally unveiled the all-new selfie-centric smartphone dubbed Vivo V7 Plus in India. Though it is the successor to V5...

Top 54 months ago

Top 5 Best Performing Smartphones Under Rs 30,000 You Can Buy in August 2017

2017 has been an amazing year for smartphones. We have seen some really great smartphones launching this year so far...

Top 56 months ago

Top 5 Features of the Panasonic Eluga Ray Smartphone

Panasonic launched the new Eluga Ray smartphone here in India a couple of weeks back. This is yet another offering...

Top 51 year ago

Top 3 Smartphones from UMi you should take a look at

UMi is a Chinese smartphone manufacturing company that has launched a couple of smartphones previously. The smartphone manufactured by the...

Top 51 year ago

Fix Top 5 Pokemon Go Problems like Server Issues, GPS error, Battery Drain

Pokémon Go by Niantic began rolling out to players across the globe, and like all any other new game release,...

Top 51 year ago

Top 5 Features of Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro & On7 Pro Smartphones

The South Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung, has been doing pretty good job with the budget smartphone lineup. They have introduced...

iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery
Top 51 year ago

5 Tips to Make your Smartphone Battery Last till the End of the Day

Smartphones are the most useful piece of gadget that we own, which helps us get our jobs done easily. We...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features
Top 52 years ago

5 Most Important Features of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung fans must be in awe this year, as they’ve got to see two new flagship devices within the span...

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung has launched the much-anticipated smartphone ‘Galaxy Note 5‘ with not much improvements over specifications, but you can find the...

Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 – Most Important features of Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 5, the biggest announcement by Samsung Mobiles in New York. The features of the device are pretty...


Trending