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Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

11 September, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III - read the full textIt seems like it will take forever for Samsung to announce an actual smartphone running its Tizen platform. However, this doesn't stop the company from making new versions of its home brewed mobile operating system, as screenshots of the new Tizen 3.0 OS appear in the wild. The new batch of...


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ah just another os on top of a linux kernel, I Love It.....only this is open source unlike some parts of GOOGLE/ANDROID and the sdk is hopefully open and free.
to me that means porting google apps won't be too hard.

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  • 2013-09-19 12:49
  • j7B1

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-09-11 16:59 from 6$et - click to readisn't touchwhiz a samsung proprietary thingy anyway?

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  • 2013-09-19 12:42
  • j7B1

At start of the tizen samsung will use samsung galaxy s5 complete hardware package and at the same time they will use s5 hardware as successor of s4. So in contrast samsung will have one top end hardware running on two different operating system. Reasons
1. At launch they need really best hardware in the market to compete with rivals os and hardware to get good start which will make tizen popular.
2. Tizen will be another flagship which if becomes successful in a year they can calculate actual popularity figures at the end of the year. So at launch they dont want any lower hardware than android flagship as well as they dont want loose market share due to changing flagship to another operating system other than successful one.
3.for example when they launched windows 8 operating system they used almost same specs as android flagship siii.
4. That way in near future they dont have to rely on android and will not loose market shares or customers.

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  • 2013-09-15 08:55
  • sG{f

sick of androids and windows 8.. need something else,,, samsung plz dont make blundedr like BADA.. plz allow other fones to update i directly.. i have a motoola andoi.. woul luv to put tizen...

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  • 2013-09-12 14:47
  • IaHx

I hope it'd have real multitasking (not faking it like Android or iOS).
And decent keyboard support (all common keyboard shortcuts working - ctrl+z, ctrl+c, etc.)
I also hope that it could start chroot shell natively and chroot apps run using primary X server.

If so, then I'm in for some decent slide out qwerty device with Tizen.

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  • 2013-09-12 11:55
  • xYmj

look at the Bada OS developed by samsung, tizen will definitely die like how Bada did

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  • 2013-09-12 06:19
  • IWd2

Bad move. Samsung without Android will not do well.

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  • 2013-09-12 03:15
  • IaHc

is this a warning to google not to be evil?

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  • 2013-09-11 21:27
  • pVQ@

> In reply to Killer droid @ 2013-09-11 18:05 from xEDv - click to readuse linux or chrome os lol

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  • 2013-09-11 21:03
  • j8wI

End of the moble tablet and all Phablet when these type of operating system will come, so enjoy till that day.

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  • 2013-09-11 18:38
  • utRU

We have a similar device in our office for testing (S III with sharper corners and Tizen). The OS runs pretty smoothly. We got it from Swisscom I think.

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  • 2013-09-11 18:23
  • Mkxf

> In reply to yeah @ 2013-09-11 16:50 from j8wI - click to readam tired of the Window/ Mac duopoly

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  • 2013-09-11 18:05
  • xEDv

> In reply to lumia @ 2013-09-11 17:32 from utY8 - click to readIt´s perfect mix, hope it is :)

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  • 2013-09-11 17:46
  • mhBx

looks like windows/Android crossbreed . Something for a change.

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  • 2013-09-11 17:45
  • w492

i think sammy dont trust android.they may have thought Google make mobile chrome os(for themselves only) and kill android.

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  • 2013-09-11 17:40
  • PAXY

seems its like a mix of andriod + windows 8

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  • 2013-09-11 17:32
  • utY8 see this also gsmarena

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  • 2013-09-11 17:23
  • vIY}

Who is mad enough to prefer Tizen over Android raise your hand.... I ain't because i burned myself with stupid Bada and will not repeat the same mistake again. They can have their crappy OS that will (just like Bada) have poor apps selection and zero support with updates coming out once a year mostly ruining things that workeed fine and adding new useless features no one wants. Samsung, just do the harwdare magic and let Google do their software part...

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  • 2013-09-11 17:22
  • 3pt}

32bit as anounced by intel

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  • 2013-09-11 17:19
  • U@b6

Why does it look like Windowsphone?

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  • 2013-09-11 17:06
  • 0f5I

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