Samsung Planning To ditch Andriod, Going for TIZEN-new Smartphone OS

Posted: March 22, 2013 in Research & Technology, Technical articals
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hello Readers !!

Samsung, The Korean Giant Tech-Planning to ditch Google Android…JAW DROPPED !!

Well mine too, when i heard this first time. But again, its Samsung..The king of Smartphone World. So let us take a look at the whole story.  Samsung is planning to release a high-end smartphone running on the open-source Tizen operating system in August or September.

Samsung makes half of the Android-based smartphones globally, and Android now has more than 70% of the global smartphone market, according to research firms IDC and Gartner. The confirmation of a phone running on Tizen came hours after Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 smartphone running Android 4.2.2 in a lavish Broadway-style production from New York City.

Mann!! this Smartphone Giant give good respond to Google, who acquiring Motorola few months back. Samsung, Intel and Sprint are working together on further development of Tizen, although it appears several other manufacturers plan to use the OS.

Let us look at some of the features of Tizen:

Tizen  is an operating system for devices including smartphones, tablets, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) devices, and smart TVs. It is an open source system that aims to offer a consistent user experience across devices. Tizen’s main components are the Linux kernel and the WebKit runtime. The Tizen project resides within the Linux Foundation and is governed by a Technical Steering Group (TSG) composed of Intel and Samsung.

On February 18, 2013, Tizen released version 2.0, code-named Magnolia.

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