Samsung TIZEN phones reportedly moved to 2013, focus is on Android and Windows Phone 8

Samsung TIZEN phones reportedly moved to 2013, focus is on Android and Windows Phone 8
Samsung promised some devices with its newfangled TIZEN mobile OS, developed in collaboration with Intel, to be coming this year. These plans have allegedly been scratched, and Tizen's commercial introduction moved to next year, due to the complete resource focus Samsung will now have to pay to its huge Android lineup, and the upcoming Windows Phone 8 handsets in the pipeline.

Handsets with bada OS are also not in the cards for this year, as bada might be ditched altogether or merged with the Tizen project. Last year at IFA there were some bada phones announced, but this year the situation is different.

Samsung is reportedly planning some heavy Android announcements for the holiday season, as well as trying to reclaim more Windows Phone space. Developers that signed up for the Tizen prototype of Samsung are probably not happy campers now.

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7 Comments

1. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 555; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Good decision.Currently two Operating systems(WP,RIM) are struggling for market share.

2. Angkor

Posts: 108; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Samsung partnership with Intel to build a new Tizen OS was a waste of money.

5. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Yeah kinda agree

6. megaSUNNY

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

right

3. kamil

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

I dont think there's gonna be room for Tizen

4. Suts_97

Posts: 129; Member since: May 05, 2012

Good move Samsung, quality is more important than quantity!

7. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

good move that they ditch that bada... even though bada still sell... but samsung need to merge bada to tizen... i think it will be a good player.. not on high end... iOS,Android, WP, and BB will dominate that... maybe runner ups like jolla, firefox and tizen... gotta love the competition!!!

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