Samsung Says Tizen Devices to Be Released This Year
Samsung today indicated that it plans to bring smartphones with its Tizen operating system to market by the end of the year. The company said the devices would be competitive, but didn't provide any details about the hardware or which carriers around the world might sell them. Tizen is a version of Linux that's being developed by Samsung and Intel, with support from Huawei, Sprint, LiMo, and The Linux Foundation. Tizen has been in development since 2011 and reached 1.0 status in May 2012.
Supposedly the OS will run exceptionally well on basic to mid-range spec'ed phones. Will be simple yet powerful, full featured but nimble and fast while performing tasks.
Tizen based devices will be ...