Is Samsung readying a Galaxy S III version running on Tizen?

Is Samsung readying a Galaxy S III version running on Tizen?
A new Tizen device has recently been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance and interestingly it carries the same model name and number as the Samsung Galaxy S III. Shown as the “GT-I9300_TIZEN,” the phone carries the same initials as the Android-based Galaxy S III, but is said to be running the upcoming Tizen platform.

Confusing as it is, we wouldn’t be surprised to see another variation on the Galaxy S III theme with Tizen from Samsung - after all we’ve seen virtually the same design arrive on the Galaxy Note II.

There is always a slight chance that Samsung is just testing its new Tizen operating system on the Galaxy S III, but it wouldn’t make any sense for the Koreans to certify that device. The listing mentions dual-band Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct and a new Miracast standard for simplified streaming.

source: SammyHub

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)



1. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Dont want, Samsung is seriously awful in terms of software. I dont want another TouchWiz, Kies, etc etc

2. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Yuck. I have zero faith in this Tizen.

3. MeoCao unregistered

Without apps how Tizen can sell? Remember SS is OHA member and cannot let Tizen to run Android apps (just like the case with Acer+ Alibaba).

4. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Copycat is dreaming lol, it thinks it can sell that by just replicating the iPhone again

5. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

^you idiot...

6. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Not enough info on this. Would rather see the MeeGo relaunch or the open source WebOS get a chance.

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