Samsung Electronics will soon start building phones that are based on the open source mobile operating system known as Tizen. Tizen is supported by Samsung, DoCoMo, Vodafone, and a few other companies according to sources with Daily Yomiuri. Most likely Samsung will end up showcasing the Tizen-based phone during Mobile World Congress in February. Samsung will still be committed to Android and the company will be releasing more Windows Phone devices this year.
Tizen is a free and open source mobile operating system. Tizen is based on the Linux operating system backed by the Linux Foundation and is represented by the Tizen Association. The Tizen conference launched today and some Tizen hardware was handed out to developers. The device has a 1.2 GHz Dual Core ARM based processor, 720p HD display, 4.3-inch display, touchscreen display, front and rear cameras, and micro USB connector. Check out the video demo below:
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