Samsung’s plans for updating their aging Gear smartwatch was leaked sometime before and today we have received a much clearer picture about the whole update deal. Samsung Galaxy Gear runs on Android OS for now and according to latest rumors, Samsung will be rolling out an update which will convert the OS from Android to Tizen OS.
According to Sammobile, Samsung’s Tizen update for Gear will bring many features from their Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Sleep mode, Exercise mode, Controls app for customizing gesture shortcuts and the standalone music player are a few among these new features. The report also suggests the possibility of Limited theming options introductions as well. This will let users to adjust and change the font styles, wallpapers, and icon sizes. Sammobile says all the features from Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo will be present in the Gear after the update except for the hardware-dependent WatchOn and Heart Rate monitor apps.
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