Lee Young Hee, the executive VP Samsung’s mobile business in an interview said: “The Tizen phone will be out in August or September, and this will be in the high-end category,” and added, “The device will be the best product equipped with the best specifications.”
According to the report, there are no Tizen devices on the market but over ten firms including Samsung, Intel, Sprint are moving to Tizen, away from Google’s Android. Tizen promises thousands of applications for users to choose from.
China’s Huawei Technologies Co. is also developing its devices for the Tizen operating system and they see it as “a good collaboration opportunity”.
Tizen adds to the many OS challenging Android and iOS dominance in the smartphone OS market. The Windows-based OS , BlackBerry OS, Firefox OS are also beating their drums up the ladder.