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Tizen OS for Wearable

Tizen OS for Wearable
  • Latest Version: Tizen OS 3.0
  • App Store: Yes, Tizen Store
  • Smartphone Compatibility: Android, iOS and Tizen OS Phones
  • Voice Control/ Personal Assistant: Yes, Samsung S Voice
  • Multi Tasking: Yes
  • Based on: Original Tizen OS

Tizen OS for Wearable - Specifications


  • Developer
    Samsung, Linux Foundation, Tizen Association and Intel
  • First Launch
    January 5, 2012 (For Smartphone), September 1, 2015 (With Smartwatch Samsung Gear 2)
  • Initial Version
    Tizen OS 1.0 Larkspur (April 30, 2012)
  • Latest Stable Version
    Tizen OS 3.0
  • First Device
    Samsung Gear 2 (First Tizen OS Smartwatch)
  • Working State
  • Latest Flagship Device
    Samsung Gear S3 (As of Smartwatch)


  • Device Type Target
    Smartwatches, Smartphones, Wearable Devices
  • Platforms
    ARM and x86
  • Interface
    Touch, Rotating Bezel, Buttons


  • Programming Language Used / Written In
    HTML5, C, C++
  • OS Family
    Tizen OS (Unix-like, Linux Kernel)
  • Kernel Type
    Monolithic kernel
  • Source Model
    Open source
  • License Type
    GPLv2, LGPL, Apache License, BSD, Flora License
  • Update Method

OS Features

  • Fitness and Health Monitoring
    Yes, via Samsung S Health
  • App Store
    Tizen Store
  • App Store Link
  • App Extension
    TPK (For Native), WGT (For Web App)
  • Multi Tasking
  • App Development Language
    C/C++, HTML5


  • Touch
  • Watchface
  • Voice Command
  • Personal Assistant
    Samsung S Voice
  • Smartphone Compatibility
    Android, iOS
  • Smartphone Companion App
    Samsung Gear App
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