Tizen-Powered Samsung Z3 Arriving in Europe Later this Year; Production Starts in India

KoreaVC Post — Samsung has confirmed that its Tizen-powered Z3 smartphone will be arriving in Europe soon. This will be the first Tizen-running Samsung smartphone to be sold outside Asia. Tizen 3.0-powered Samsung Z3 is expected to be released first in Germany, France, United Kingdom, Russia, and Poland. While the first-ever Tizen-powered Samsung smartphone, Z1, was introduced first in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.


Samsung holds first developer summit for Tizen in India

IndiaTimes of India — NEW DELHI: Over 1,000 developers participated in the Tizen Developer Summit in Bengaluru, being held in India for the first time. The annual global event backed by Samsung Electronics and Tizen Association, assists local app and platform developers to understand the technology behind the Tizen platform, app development, porting, and monetization through the Tizen Store.


Samsung Accelerates Move to Break away from Android OS

KoreaAccording to industry sources on June 11, Samsung Electronics’ Tizen operating system (OS) is being more widely used. First, Samsung introduced its first Tizen-based smartphone to India on Jan. 14. The Z1 received a better-than-expected response from the market. In particular, the Z1 made up 23.4 percent of the smartphone market in Bangladesh during the first quarter of this year. The accumulated sales volume of the device exceeded 500,000 units in the Indian market.


Samsung already working on Z2, its new Tizen phone: Report

KoreaNEW DELHI: Almost a month after Samsung introduced its first Tizen smartphone, Z1, it’s being rumoured that the company is already working on the phone’s successor.  According to a report by Tizen Indonesia, Samsung is working on the Z2, the successor to the Z1. The report cites an industry source in South Korea as saying that Samsung will expand its Tizen family of phones with the new addition.


Samsung to make Tizen OS-based smartphone in India

KoreaNEW DELHI: Buoyed by the market response to its Tizen OS-based smartphone in India, tech giant Samsung plans to manufacture the ‘Z1’ at its Noida facility soon. The South Korean firm, which is the world’s largest smartphone player, had launched the device earlier this month in India. “The compelling proposition of an easy to use and clutter free interface (of Z1), along with premium design has met wide consumer acceptance… The Z1 will be manufactured in company’s Noida plant in UP,” Samsung India Vice President Marketing (Mobile and IT) Asim Warsi told .


Samsung launches first Tizen phone in break from Android

SEOUL: Samsung on Wednesday (Jan 14) launched its first smartphone using its home-grown Tizen operating system, aimed at breaking the South Korean electronics giant’s dependence on Google’s Android. The Samsung Z1, which has 3G capability and a liquid-crystal display, was launched in India with a price tag of 5,700 rupees (US$90), the world’s largest smartphone maker said in a statement.


Samsung launches Z1, its first Tizen phone at Rs 5,700, from IN

NEW DELHI: Samsung has launched Z1, its first Tizen OS-powered smartphone at Rs 5,700. The phone will be available starting 14 January in white, black and wine red colours. Samsung Z1 sports a 4-inch WVGA (480x800p) PLS display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz A7 dual-core processor and 768MB RAM and comes with 4GB internal storage expandable up to 64GB via microSD card. It runs Tizen 2.3 OS.


Samsung: New smart TVs in 2015 to run on Tizen OS

SEOUL, Jan 1 — Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said today that all its new smart television products launched in 2015 will be powered by the Tizen operating system, marking a fresh effort by the company to increase the usage of the software platform. Smart TVs offer additional software and connectivity functions, such as video streaming and web browsing capabilities. Samsung demonstrated TV sets powered by Tizen at developer conferences last year.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.