First Tizen tablet demoed, will come with a 10.1-inch, Full HD display

First Tizen tablet demoed, will come with a 10.1-inch, Full HD display
Tizen has been a frequent reminder that despite the seemingly-monolithic hold of the mobile space between Apple's iOS and Google's Android, there are those who seek to disrupt the duopoly. Of course, there's also Windows Phone, however, much everything else is held in disrepute. The team behind the Tizen OS appear intent on changing that, and if anything – it's got just the right kind of allies that can make that happen.

Back to the topic at hand, Tizen Indonesia has managed to get their hands on a prototype tablet running what seems to be a very early experimental version of Tizen 2.0, also known as Magnolia. According to Tizen Experts, the device is set for release in Japan during the Smartphone & Mobile Expo which will take place between October 23 and 25. Unfortunately, the device is only going to be available to developers and not the general populace, but we're happy to see the fledgling OS making good progress.

We promise to keep you in the loop, in the meantime – check the specs sheets and the demo video below.

source: Tizen Experts



18. Dion25

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 25, 2012

Samsung should not even show this. It's really hurting the OS chances before its even officially released prototype or not.

17. Supaheight

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Let give those guys a good advice i know their goal is to match ios and android but at this rate unless a miracle happens i don't think they will even close to WP's level better get a lot smoother, faster i really think tizen has some potential and chances of competing against the greatest. PS (I know my first point sounds negative)

15. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Zooming is manual my Gumz

14. Andrewtst

Posts: 697; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Such prototype better don't show, Tizen already give bad impression, this prototype just add-on more negative effect on Tizen.

13. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Now i can't post comments, why?

9. k4j98

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

So, anyone seen those fake iPhones from China? Yeah, this is like that; terrible software and similar hardware.

6. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

Slide to unlock? apple will not be happy..

11. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

I actually lol'd.

19. Caralho

Posts: 119; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

What's the difference? If it catches on, Apple will always find something to sue over. They invented everything, remember???

4. scriptwriter

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

The nexus 10 still out-specs it. Until something can outspec the nexus 10, i wont be intrested in anything else

16. moronman66

Posts: 162; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

I'm waiting for the new Transformer, same screen, Tegra 4 and microSD, and keyboard. Expensive, but worth it. The Tizen tablet shown here will hopefully be optimized soon enough and might be a good competitor, but the specs are a year behind so you can't expect too much

3. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Wtf.. Laggy as hell.. Prototype sucks..

10. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

I guess you don't know the order of developing. You first want to get all the basic features working entirely and make sure nothing crashes. THEN you do the optimizing and make everything silky smooth. They're still constructing the skeleton and muscles. The skin comes last.

2. Diego!

Posts: 880; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Geez... at this stage, they should already have a more advanced version running it... this lags A LOT! And sometimes it doesn't even respond. I know it's a prototype, but still!

1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2365; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

looks like a ipad, sideways? and looks laggy

5. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Laggy your horns!! All is made by or for Samsung, for HTC, Sony, Nokia and Apple fanboys it's laggy! You don't like it is that a country like South Korea have companies that compete directly with Japanese, American, specially and european, in this case Nokia, giants of the technology. You have envy and frustration. You don't see that is a prototype?

7. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

Calm down boy, here's a cookie. Now sthp

12. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Shut up kid, you only have 16 years old. I'm almost 40. I could be your father.

8. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2365; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

im just saying bro... jeez...

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