Google clarifies which watches will get the Wear OS 3 update and when

22 July 2021
It's good news for owners of some TicWatches and bad news for Fossil.

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  • Max

Logger, 24 Jul 2021Wondering which OS is used in one year old Galaxy Watch 3 ?Samsung's smartwatches from the original Watch to the Watch 3 uses Tizen OS, Samsung's own software

  • JG01

It's simple to me...if you need a smartwatch now...don't wait, get something else now. I recommend the Amazfit GRT2...got this because GARMIN was delayed, Wear OS rollout too slow, Apple Watch step counting is very wrong ( yes I own these devices), but Amazfit GTR2 seems to be on on track with fitness tracking, but also long battery life. Save yourself the time, headache and money.

Anonymous, 24 Jul 2021Dont worry buddy, not only you👍🏻👍🏻

  • Logger

Mahyar.samrad, 24 Jul 2021It's ridiculous that one-year old Galaxy watch 3 does ... moreWondering which OS is used in one year old Galaxy Watch 3 ?

It's ridiculous that one-year old Galaxy watch 3 does not in the list.shame on Samsung!!

  • Anonymous

JohnNy L, 23 Jul 2021I am the only one who does not own a Smartwatch?? I thin... moreDont worry buddy, not only you

Not sure how you think that will ever happen. To have that length of battery life you won't ever be able to get an apple or google watch. The longer battery life can't handle a full os watch.

  • Dudz

Anonymous, 23 Jul 2021I will stay with my 2 week battery watch (gtr 2) until a we... moreAbsolutely. Huawei Gt2 is fantastic, specially for its battery life.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 23 Jul 2021I will stay with my 2 week battery watch (gtr 2) until a we... moreBest smartwatch ever for a simple reason : it can last for 2 weeks without charging.

  • Anonymous

Probably an agreement with Samsung to have exclusive access to the new platform for a year. Makes sense.

  • Anonymous

I will stay with my 2 week battery watch (gtr 2) until a wearOS with decent battery apears (at least a week), maybe next year

TicWatch 3 Pro owner here. I'm good with waiting. The current Wear OS is fine for me with 3 days of battery life so I can wait.

  • Mr. Kroniks

JohnNy L, 23 Jul 2021I am the only one who does not own a Smartwatch?? I thin... moreYes, you are the only person in the world who doesn't have a smartwatch/

I am the only one who does not own a Smartwatch??

I think it is time to get the new Samsung Watch that will be lanunched next month.

Cheers!!

The reason for the late coming update is because as with all software it has to be customized to run on the customized hardware of different vendors. This isn't a surprise to people in the business of writing software of manufacturing hardware but we're used to having companies work on projects behind the closed doors and only announce them once they're ready to launch which creates an illusion of immediacy that doesn't really exist.