We wrote an article about this many times, the plans of Samsung to release an update for its previous smartwatch the Samsung Galaxy Gear SM-V700, we thought its all just pure rumors and this will not materialized but a video surface online showing a Galaxy Gear running the home grown operating system of Samsung, the smartwatch runs Tizen and based on the video it behaves and functions perfectly the same just like the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo the video prove that Samsung will soon release a Tizen update for Galaxy Gear it’s just a matter of time and we will be able to download and update the Tizen O.S for Galaxy Gear.
And now the Tizen update is here, Samsung releases the firmware of Tizen operating system for Galaxy Gear SM-V700,according to the report the update will replaced the entire operating system (Android).
The new O.S will add new features as well as other improvements like battery life . Notable features are standalone music player,shortcuts, voice command. So far the update is manual installation, you need to download the firmware V700XXUCNE9 with Tizen OS 126.96.36.199 and build date 05/13/2014 for Galaxy Gear SM-V700.
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Galaxy Gear SM-V700 PHN(Netherlands) V700XXUCNE9 Tizen 188.8.131.52 13.05.2014
Galaxy Gear SM-V700 ROM(Romania) V700XXUCNE9 Tizen 184.108.40.206 13.05.2014
Galaxy Gear SM-V700 XEO(Poland) V700XXUCNE9 Tizen 220.127.116.11 13.05.2014