Still waiting for a Tizen-powered Samsung gadget? Better turn the TV on then!


While we're still waiting for Samsung to release a Tizen-powered smartphone to the global market (intentionally disregarding the Samsung Z), the South Korea giant decided to make its in-house platform an undividable part of its.... Smart TV portfolio for 2015.

Yes, you got that right, the tech giant spoke quite extensively about TVs on its keynote at CES 2015. Up until now, said Samsung appliances were powered by the Linux-based Samsung Smart TV platform. As a refresher, Samsung's compatriot rival, LG, has been endowing its Smart TV sets with WebOS for some time now.

So, TV sets are okay, but what about smartphones, Samsung? We guess we'll have to wait a little, but as per the rumor mill the wait won't be long - the next Tizen-powered Samsung device, the Z1, will probably arrive January 18. Or so they say.

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5 Comments

1. The_Godfather

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Awesome.

2. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Samsung cant be beat in TVs but this following LG's Webos and that bezel is slimmer than some samsung phones.

3. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Does the older Samsung Smart TV from 2014 will get this Tizen update ?? No official statement on this one yet .. i guess ..

4. RajRicardo

Posts: 486; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

I actually liked the WebOS in LG TVs...Looks great and no lag whatsoever...

5. i.cent90

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 16, 2014

Close your big mouth before bringing lag into the topic....freaking illiterate is to early for that

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