Samsung to release First Tizen-powered Smartphone in Early 2013

Tizen, an open sourced and standards-based mobile operating system from Linux OS family, is getting support from Samsung, DoCoMo, Vodafone and many other companies. A latest report from the Japanese Daily Yomiuri declares that Samsung will be launching its first Tizen operating system based handset in the early of 2013. Samsung is associating with Japanese carrier NTT Docomo, the largest network provider in Japan, to launch the Tizen devices. Samsung is also joining up with Vodafone U.K. and France Telecom to introduce Tizen handsets in the European market.

Tizen has come as a substitute of the two giant operating systems – Android and iOS, Android has took 72.4% and iOS 13.9% of the international OS market share throughout the July-September of 2012, according to Gartner’s research. Tizen is a Linux-based open-source OS that can run on a broad set of devices like smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) devices. Tizen is considered to be further open since it does not have comparable limits that Android requires. The Operating system is mutually improved by Samsung, Linux Foundation, Intel and further associates.

Samsung to release First Tizen-powered Smartphone in Early 2013

Samsung already takes 31.3% of the worldwide Smartphone market share and currently is top phone supplier to the global market. Tizen battle with other mobile operating system begins with the Samsung, which may effort as a trump card for the upcoming mobile OS.

Developers would probably be pleased to hear that Tizen, according to the official website, offers a strong and flexible platform for apps developer, The Tizen SDK and API permit apps developers to apply HTML5 and connected web languages to develop apps that work across multiple device environments.