Category Archives: Samsung

Samsung confirms availability of Tizen Phones in 2013

“We plan to release new, competitive Tizen devices within this year and will keep expanding the lineup depending on market conditions.” With this Statement, Samsung has made its strategic move away from a dependency on Android official. Analysts see this as a reaction to Googles acquisition of Motorola, which meant the search giant became a Competitor to its Android Partners, forcing them to think of Android alternatives. Continue reading

Samsung shows first Prototype at Tizen Developer Conference

Samsung used the first Annual Tizen Developer Conference to show a first Prototype of a Tizen Phone to Developers. It is a reference design and will never hit the market in its current form, but it can be used to study the Operating System and test Tizen Apps in real life conditions. The Phone is powered by a 1.2 Ghz dual core A9 chip, comes with 1 GB of RAM and has a large HD-Super-AMOLED screen with 1280×720 Pixels. Featurewise it could be compared to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but without the thin body, and with no signs of Google whatsoever. Continue reading

One or two Tizen Phones from Samsung in 2012

In a recent article in Forbes Magazine, the Senior Vice President of Samsung’s Contents Planning Team, Tae-Jin Kang, is quoted saying that Tizen will probably find its way to at least one to two Samsung devices this year, but it would not become Samsung’s main operating platform anytime soon. According to Kang, Samsung also plans to merge its Linux-based Low-End-Phone Operating System “Bada” with Tizen. Continue reading