Check out Samsung's colorful Tizen 2.3 OS in this new collection of screenshots

Although we are yet to see Samsung release a smartphone running on the Tizen platform on the global market, the South Korea-based giant has already endowed many devices (the Gear S and the Samsung Z, among others) with its in-house mobile OS.

The latest round of news around the platform comprises Samsung SM-Z130H, an entry-level device powered by Tizen 2.3, which will most probably hit the shelves in Indonesia in the foreseeable future. We already showed you several screenshots from the UI of this device, but a hefty amount of new ones has just made the rounds. 

Although predominantly-reminiscent of the Android-based TouchWiz user interface that graces almost each and every Samsung smartphone, the latest iteration of Tizen bears a number of differences. With vivid, popping colors (and blue being used the most throughout the UI), the new version of Samsung's own looks a tad more lively than its previous ones. Check the TouchWiz-esque mobile OS right out below.

Any thoughts?


source: TizenIndonesia via SamMobile

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44 Comments

1. jcass5467 unregistered

This looks just like android what's the big deal about tizen

32. Jeremiahv8

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Android got its looks from apple nobody care, Tizen get its from Android and everybody loses their minds.

41. aksa123

Posts: 367; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Android 1.6 donut

44. imran86

Posts: 208; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

It got its looks from Touchwiz not Android. Comapre a TW and stock android phone and then you know what I am saying.

2. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

ugly as hell

14. dimas

Posts: 3380; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

If tizen development fails, Sammy's going to say that we're taking them too seriously and it is just a launcher.

3. mostafawael.1998

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

first SamSung Tizen phone will be very suitable for my 6-year old young brother!! looks very inmature that is my opinion!!

10. bendgate unregistered

Bigger failure than Bada.

4. RareCandy

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

still a better looking interface than lollipoop :)

5. bendgate unregistered

still better than ios.

19. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

iOS is better than lollipop, kitkat, ice cream, jelly bean.... Why they can't stick in one name only? What's there point anyway?

21. meanestgenius

Posts: 22199; Member since: May 28, 2014

That's like saying why can't iOS stick to one number, or just not use any numbers altogether. The reason for the different names, as well as iOS using different numbers, is to distinguish the versions of their respective OS's. And you saying iOS is better than any version of Android is your OPINION only, not fact.

23. bendgate unregistered

I agree. iOS 22 will be better than lollipop, kitkat, ICS, Jellybean.

24. meanestgenius

Posts: 22199; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lmao! By then, Android will be even further ahead of iOS. +1 to you.

34. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

All the interfaces of today are Flat , clean colorful WP started which really got its roots from Zune interface. When something looks visually appealing it becomes a trend, thats how trends have been in the past and that's how it will be going forward, no matter which company has a good product visually or productively others will want a peice of the pie. Its getting harder to distinguish between OS and their apps these days. Wonder who will spearhead the next big trend or when that will happen.

6. nithyakr

Posts: 161; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

A bad rip off of Android's Material Design.

35. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Its a trend everyone is doing it. Truthfully it doesn't look that bad.

7. omkar_patil

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 09, 2014

Damn ugly..... I conceptually looked tizen at first... But this is ugly as hell

9. omkar_patil

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 09, 2014

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8. omkar_patil

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 09, 2014

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11. Gaurav008

Posts: 328; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I would rather have a Windows Phone as my backup device, than this. Looks like Symbian in its last years with Touchwiz. I don't see Tizen being a success, DOA.

12. EcoCare

Posts: 444; Member since: Jul 30, 2014

They should have done this before 2010. Now, super cheap budget Android devices wins people's heart with superior ecosystem, immense app selection and devices.

13. dimas

Posts: 3380; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Sammy just want to make software profit just like android, ios, and wp ecosystem. They think they can save their slumping sales with tizen. Stick to android and just improve your touchwiz.

15. jopancy

Posts: 78; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

Well Samsung, Just one question for you: Why should I buy a phone with this OS that looks like a bad copy of android when I can get an actual android phone with better design and layout? ...

16. Ceffmhico

Posts: 33; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

Nah... This will be dead soon just like what happened to bafa os

17. DroidMystic

Posts: 91; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

Nothing that looks like Touchwiz UI attract me.

18. Arthurhkt

Posts: 724; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I don't mind to try it, if they ever release a Tizen Phone

20. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

It doesn't really look bad; just uninspired... WP looks much better, Sailfish is much more unique and innovative and Android is more flexible. As mentioned by others, this looks like Symbian in it's later days. Of course, it still beats iOS...

22. meanestgenius

Posts: 22199; Member since: May 28, 2014

I agree with what others mentioned: it is reminiscent of Symbian Belle. Doesn't look bad to me. Just not unique.

25. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Very simplistic !! Can be a good option for entry level smartphones !! And this is definitely not suitable for a high end smartphone stuff !!

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