Samsung is launching ‘a number of’ extra Tizen smartphones this yr
It is tempting to think about Tizen as an additionally-ran within the smartphone world subsequent to powerhouses like Android and iOS, however that is not totally true when Samsung has bought 1 million Z1 telephones in India since January. Actually, there at the moment are indicators that the Korean agency is doubling down on its partly in-home platform: Reuters sources hear that Samsung is planning to launch “a number of” extra Tizen telephones later this yr at a variety of costs. Whereas there aren’t extra particulars but, the transfer means that Samsung is assured that it may well broaden Tizen’s viewers comparatively shortly.
There is definitely a whole lot of strain to try this. Samsung has been on much less-than-pleasant phrases with Google due to its typically aggressive makes an attempt to construct an ecosystem on prime of Android. The extra Tizen telephones Samsung sells, the extra it reduces its dependence on another person’s platform for fulfillment — it will possibly promote its personal providers and stand out in a market the place virtually everybody else is counting on Google software program. You in all probability will not be shopping for a flagship-class Tizen telephone any time quickly, however it’s evident that Samsung is decided to keep away from Bada’s sluggish fade into obscurity.
- Key specs
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- Sort Cellular / embedded OS
- Supply mannequin Open
- Structure sixty four-bit, 32-bit
- Introduced 2011-09-27