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Samsung GT-i9500 render surfaces: first handset with all-new Samsung-Intel backed Tizen OS

0. phoneArena posted on 09 Jan 2012, 03:53

So you thought the mobile OS wars were pretty much settled in 2011 with iOS, Android and possibly Windows Phone taking the lead? Wait until you see the first images of the Samsung i9500…

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posted on 09 Jan 2012, 04:05 2

1. harsh_732006 (Posts: 65; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)

nice..but needs a lot of finishing..

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 04:12 5

2. bloodline (Posts: 706; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)

Looks to much like android, it would be fine for budget devices but if they really wanna shake up the market it needs to bring something alot different

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 15:11

14. ledbetterp3 (Posts: 467; Member since: 31 Aug 2011)

Yeah, the os looks like android, but IMO, the phone itself looks a lot like an iPhone. Anyone else see this?

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 04:29 2

3. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

Refer meego. This is just another f**ked up bada

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 05:11 5

4. manuell3g (Posts: 66; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)

If steve jobs had any of you guys as friends he will never have been successful. None of you guys here have had a chance to try the os or even really see how it looks like yet you already bashing on the os just because it has something to do with samsung....grow up guys, be greatful in life cos at the end we the users are the ones benefiting...so annoying, always passing negetive comments on anything samsung.....typing this from ipad 2.

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 06:08 2

5. the_s2 (Posts: 239; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)

OMG I dont wanna have this on my SGSIII ! We are doomed!!

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 06:42

6. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

kinda reminds me of miui inbred with touchwiz.

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 06:43

7. henrickrw (Posts: 408; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)

This needs some work...

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 07:14

8. terencespark (Posts: 4; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)

it might have some potential with linux & html5..
but for now, (to me) it looks very similar to gingerbread??
if there is to be another big contender to current mobile OS battle, I would like to try something drastically different. that is why i was interested in android when rumors started going around.

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 09:24

9. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

looks like its running an old version of android, LOL.

Still early though, let's wait to judge until its released.

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 09:39

10. TKFox007 (Posts: 303; Member since: 02 Nov 2010)

It looks like Android

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 09:56

11. VinCrel (Posts: 39; Member since: 26 Dec 2011)

But if I'm not mistaken, Android is based from Linux, the same OS this one comes from, kernel-wise.. so we can be somewhat assured that we will have almost the same features.. but still, too early to tell.

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 10:56 1

12. sadaivadai (Posts: 156; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)

Oh please don't wan't a another bada experiance ..

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 11:44

13. GeekMovement (unregistered)

i'm not sure if i'm likin the square button at the bottom either :-/

posted on 09 Jan 2012, 15:12 1

15. ledbetterp3 (Posts: 467; Member since: 31 Aug 2011)

Peterlfromsweden's new favorite OS!

posted on 10 Jan 2012, 02:12

16. zaryab_hussain77 (Posts: 104; Member since: 30 Jun 2011)

f**k apple

posted on 10 Jan 2012, 03:44 1

17. hritikbhimani (Posts: 29; Member since: 08 Jan 2012)

this should have been bada 3.0 :)

may b samsung is planning to merge its bada os with tizen ...

just like nokia did with maemo

posted on 30 Jan 2012, 13:48

18. debsid (Posts: 2; Member since: 30 Jan 2012)

The OS interface looks like a cross between Meego, Android, and Windows Phone.
I would rather have Tizen since it is open source.
Android is s**t because your privacy is invaded by any app you install. Proof: Install permissions Denied Android App, you will see that many apps need to see your contacts, as well as other private information, in order to install or use the app (ie. Angry Birds. Why does Angry Birds need to know who is in my contact list?!). This is the downfall of Android. Google is out for you to click on their ads so they can make $ with their software on billions of devices. There is nothing wrong with making $, but you cant opt out from them invading your personal data from your device!
I own a Nokia N900 and love the phone (which is open source & debian based). I also have a Samsung Galaxy Note (with debian GNU Linux chroot installed on it), but still prefer my N900 (mainly because of the physical keyboard, and other features). Not many people are aware of the malware that Google uses in its android OS to gather your information to "better service you".
Android is not open source nor a pure Linux environment, it is a Linux kernel with Java slapped on top, and malware accessing your private info.
I want my GNU tools with an Open Source Linux OS in a phone that allows me to control what I find useful, not what is shoved down my throat by android market.
The main reason for the shift to Tizen is because of Androids infringement to Apple Products (iPhony) Lawsuits are being sent to any manufacturer who infringes upon Apples software technology, according to the lawyers and judges (swayed & paid). Tizen is the way out since it is open source and the licensing falls under different terms than proprietary software, and is just as powerful since it is UNIX based! Just like iOS & Windows is (proprietary), but the only difference with Open Source is the user & community controls what the OS evolves to, not the greedy corporation!
Stop Trolling, and learn to be free with Open Source Technology! :-)
Install a Linux Distribution on your computer (mac or windows) and learn about free and open source software, and stop being tugged like a puppet on what you need to buy from the conglomerate corporations who got you by the balls with their shiny bells & whistles.

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