Samsung Galaxy S6 Release Date 2015: New Form and Original OS

Rumor has it the next Galaxy device will be a true iPhone rival once more. The plan is to give the smartphone a fresh start, which explains its codename Project Zero. The Galaxy S6 concept includes a QHD display with 2560 x 1440 pixels screen resolution, 64-bit Snapdragon 810 octa-core CPU, Adreno 430 GPU, 20 MP rear camera with 4K video capture, heart rate monitor, fingerprint technology and Android 5.0 Lollipop mobile operating system.

http://www.chinatopix.com/articles/26249/20141205/samsung-galaxy-s6-release-date-2015-new-form-and-original-os.htm

Samsung homes in on India for its mobile operating system ‘Tizen’ launch

NEW DELHI: India will likely become the launchpad for Samsung Electronics’ own mobile operating system. The Korean major is expected to launch a smartphone that operates on the Tizen operating system (OS) in India within a month, said people with knowledge of its plans. India has never been a launch destination for Samsung, and its plan now to bring the product first to the South Asian nation comes at a time when its leadership position in the local smartphone market is under threat from home-grown brands.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/software/samsung-homes-in-on-india-for-its-mobile-operating-system-tizen-launch/articleshow/45076287.cms

Samsung’s Mobile Software Engineers Shift Focus to Tizen Platform

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world’s largest smartphone developer, recently announced plans to move 500 software engineers from its mobile division to focus on other areas with emphasis on the Tizen platform. The other areas include TVs, networks, electronics, printers and enterprise software. Samsung’s shift in focus intends to strengthen its overall software prowess and enhance its competitive edge in the “Internet of things (IoT)” industry, the company said.

http://www.chinatopix.com/articles/13149/20140929/samsung-mobile-software-engineers-shift-focus-tizen-platform-iot-internet-of-things.htm

South Korea’s Samsung to launch Tizen phone in India in ’14: report

SEOUL–Samsung Electronics Co., which faces a slowdown in emerging market smartphone sales, will release its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India before the end of this year, a report said Monday. Samsung’s first Tizen-based device will be launched in November in India, said Tarun Malik, director of Samsung’s Media Solutions Center in Southwest Asia, in an interview with Economic Times.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2014/09/23/417801/South-Koreas.htm

Samsung, LG Unveil New Smartwatches S Gear, G Watch R; Specifications, Availability Details

South Korean consumer electronics giants, Samsung and LG officially unveiled two new smartwatches on Thursday (28 August) – S Gear and G Watch R respectively. Samsung’s new S Gear wristwatch flaunts a big 2.0-inch super AMOLED screen and run on the company’s proprietary wearable platform Tizen. One striking feature of the S Gear is that it can act as a standalone calling device without being paired to a smartphone.

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/samsung-lg-unveil-new-smartwatches-s-gear-g-watch-r-specifications-availability-details-607856

Samsung Electronics delays launch of smartphone with new Tizen OS

SEOUL–Samsung Electronics said Monday it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google’s Android system. The delay is seen as a blow to Samsung’s campaign to carve out a niche in mobile software and services, to complement its dominant hardware role. The Samsung Z, which has been specially developed by Samsung to run on the Tizen platform, was to go on sale in Russia in the third quarter of this year before reaching other markets.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2014/07/29/413501/Samsung-Electronics.htm

Samsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launch

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics said on Monday (July 28) it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google’s Android system. The delay is seen as a blow to Samsung’s campaign to carve out a niche in mobile software and services, to complement its dominant hardware role. The Samsung Z, which has been specially developed by Samsung to run on the Tizen platform, was to go on sale in Russia in the third quarter of this year before reaching other markets.

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/technology/samsung-delays-tizen/1286044.html

Break from Android: Samsung launches smartphone with own operating system Tizen

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to launch the first smartphone based on its Tizen operating system in the third quarter, marking the company’s latest bid to build up its own ecosystem and reduce reliance on Google Inc’s Android. The South Korean firm on Monday said the Samsung Z, which comes with a 4.8 inch high-definition display and offers features such as a fingerprint sensor, will be unveiled at the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/hardware/break-from-android-samsung-launches-smartphone-with-own-operating-system-tizen/articleshow/35943775.cms

Samsung unveils first smartphone using Tizen operating system

SEOUL, June 2 — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest maker of mobile devices using Google Inc.’s Android operating system, announced its first commercial smartphone using the Tizen open-source platform. The Samsung Z will be available in Russia in the third quarter before expanding to other markets, the Suwon, South Korea-based company said in a statement today. The device will have a 4.8-inch screen and will be on show at the Tizen developer conference in San Francisco tomorrow.

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/tech-gadgets/article/samsung-unveils-first-smartphone-using-tizen-operating-system