Samsung Gear 2 (samsung-rinato)

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Samsung Gear 2
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Manufacturer Samsung
Name Gear 2
Codename samsung-rinato, samsung-sm-r380
Released 2014
Category testing
Original software Tizen
Hardware
Chipset Exynos 3250
CPU Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Mali-400 MP2
Display 320x320 AMOLED
Storage 4 GB
Memory 512 MiB
Architecture armv7
Non-Android based device
Features
USB Networking
Flashing
Touchscreen
Display
WiFi
Xwayland
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Accelerometer
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
SMS
Calls
USB OTG


The Samsung Gear 2 originally runs Samsungs Tizen operating system, which is based on Linux.

Contributors

How to enter flash mode

If your Gear 2 is not linked to a Samsung phone, you have to bypass the first screen. Click around 20 times on the watch symbol until the Bluetooth message pops up, then wait until it disappears and then long press the watch symbol once. See this video.

Long press the power button to force a reboot (the regular restart button does not work for accessing the menu), then press the power button quickly multiple times to go into the boot menu. You can navigate to downloading mode by pressing the power button and then waiting a few seconds.

Mainline

The device has mainline support, added by Samsung. See here

GUI

https://github.com/AsteroidOS/asteroid-launcher

The AsteroidOS project has written a Wayland compositing interface for smartwatches, should be packaged into Alpine.

External links