Tizen 5.5 Public M3

Release date: Aug. 27, 2020

The Tizen 5.5 Public M3 release provides new features for wearable, such as AOD viewer, Sticker framework, Aurum for UI test automation, and Battery-Monitor framework.

Release Details

Release Notes

Application framework

New and changed features

  • App-defined-loader
    • The new API set for preparing a specific app-defined loader has been provided.
  • Added widget-service API set
    • Functions to enable and disable by widget class have been provided.
  • API set for watch viewer
    • The new API set for watch viewer has been provided.
  • API set for AOD viewer
    • The new API set for AOD viewer has been provided.
  • Watchface-complication
    • The additional API set for watchface-complication has been provided.

Window System

New and changed features

  • tzsh-quickpanel
    • tzsh_quickpanel_scrollable_state_set/get API and enumeration have been added.
    • tzsh_quickpanel_scrollable_set/get API has been deprecated.

UI framework

New and changed features

  • Aurum, an automation framework for UI testing has been added.
  • efl-theme-tizen-wearable has been updated with new UX.
  • Sticker framework
    • Support for API to set/get display type of sticker (emoji, wallpaper) has been added.
    • Support for API to delete sticker using URI has been added.
    • API set for managing recent stickers history has been added.
    • A new API for registering any change in sticker info has been added.

Network and Connectivity

New and changed features

  • C# API Changes
    • Tizen.Network.Bluetooth
      • IBluetoothServerSocket
        • API for sending data in byte has been added.
        • API for sending data in string has been deprecated.
      • SocketData
        • API to get data in byte has been added.
        • API to get data in string has been deprecated.

Service framework

New and changed features

  • Battery-Monitor framework
    • Support for fetching battery information for custom period has been added.
    • Battery monitor API set has been changed to return usage in mAh instead of percentage.
    • Support for C# API set for battery monitor has been added.
    • Support for estimating battery information for external tools has been added.
      • Support for estimating approximate power usage per application ID has been added.
      • Support for estimating power usage per system resource has been added.
      • Per-app statistics of state and events has been added.
    • The API set to provide custom time period support and return usage in mAh has been changed.
      • API for fetching information for an application for a particular resource over a certain duration of time has been updated.
      • API for fetching total battery usage information of an application, combining all the resources over certain duration of time has been updated.
      • API for fetching battery usage values for all the resources separately used by an application ID for a certain duration has been updated.
      • API for fetching battery usage values for a particular resource over certain duration of time has been updated.
  • Contact Framework
    • Support for getting count for contact records has been added for better performance.
      • API for fetching count of searched records has been added.
      • API for fetching count of searched record with range has been added.
      • API set for fetching count for searched record with query has been added.

Tizen .NET

New and changed features

  • Xamarin.Forms
    • Support for Xamarin.Forms 4.6.0 has been added.
  • Tizen.CircularUI
    • Support for Wearable UI extension (Tizen.Wearable.CircularUI) 1.5.0 has been added.