Samsung's next smartwatch won't be called Gear anymore. According to a report from Korea what was rumored as the Samsung Gear S4 will be called Galaxy Watch and it will launch alongside the Galaxy Note9.
Despite the name change from Gear to Galaxy, the new smartwatch will still run Tizen OS, instead of Android Wear, and Samsung will reportedly bundle it with some impressive apps for training.
Samsung will reportedly announce the Galaxy Watch with the Galaxy Note9 on August 9, start pre-orders for both on August 14 and start shipping both on August 24.
There are a lot of apps in the Gear store, I found everything I needed including Spotify, which works offfline. Best selection of watch faces as well.
The Gear S3 was awesome in most aspects, from design to responsiveness to quality. But it's lack of Google Voice and access to the Google Ecosystem limited it's potential. I cannot believe Samsung are not offering both a Tizen and Wear OS option, or ...