Tizen 1.0 Larkspur released out of beta, eagerly awaiting the first Tizen phone

Tizen 1.0 Larkspur released out of beta, eagerly awaiting the first Tizen phone
 The collaboration between Samsung, Intel and a number of carriers on a new open-source mobile operating system called Tizen is finally out of beta and into the real world of 1.0 versions.

Rumor has it that Samsung GT-I9500, references to which we've seen on a few benchmark sites and UAPs, will be the first official Tizen phone, and with version 1 out of the gate, their might be some credibility to it all.

The SDK now sports browser-based simulator and the emulator has been sped up, while a number of new features have been added to the latest mobile OS, like richer HTML5 support, Wi-Fi Direct, and new route searching and POI options for location-aware applications.

source: Tizen.org

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18 Comments

1. lonestrider

Posts: 88; Member since: Mar 31, 2012

pretty much like Android UI...

2. darktranquillity

Posts: 285; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Apps apps

3. DKMDROID

Posts: 103; Member since: Aug 09, 2011

not exactly a bad thing,the thing that worries me is support, but since its intel, im sure theres gonna be great hardware support for the intel chips that im sure they are gonna be using but then again thats obvious really wouldnt mind trying it out once support for it goes up and it comes out of beta, a good android competitor

4. vvelez5

Posts: 623; Member since: Jan 29, 2011

I always welcome new OS' into the game and I want them all to do well. But this looks alot like Android.

18. W.P._Android_in_that_Order

Posts: 208; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

I dont know if it looks so much "androidish" as it just looks like touchwiz

5. Veigald

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Icons look droidy, UI looks Belle-ish. Do we really need another tons-of-icons-on-a-picture-background looking kind of OS?

6. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Doesn't look that bad, its always nice to try something new but can developers create a custom ROM to flash and be able to use it on some Android phones? Personally if thats possible I would rather use it on the Galaxy Nexus.

7. joshcondriel

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

MeeGo is still the best!

8. lukasound

Posts: 152; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

I don't get this. Why? They already have Bada as an OS similar to Android with less apps. Why do they need another one? If they want to create something new, they should have at least make it look new.

9. rg987

Posts: 130; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

definitely..........................looks must be different........................there is only copying and copying all the way............................grow up software engineers.....................think of looks also with new features

12. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

its to replace bada and have a well developed side project in case something crazy happens to android. say apple miraculously wins a big lawsuit and kills android.. unlikely by far but just for arguements sake... Samsung can immediately whip this OS onto phones and send it out.

10. b.positive

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

anybody who use bada os phone (as I) knows that the bada is dead... also, at this moment, samsung support for bada users is equal to zero... I am sure that tizen os have exact future as bada os... it will drop dead within two years... thats why Im looking for new android phone and I will choose between One X and SIII... and X have an advantage only because crappy samsung support...

11. Lousclues

Posts: 35; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Hey man. b.positive about it lol

13. mariosraptor

Posts: 179; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

nothing special. 1 thing just to say. STUPID NOKIA for stopping MeeGo. Please revive your Greatest OS. wake up stupid Elop. You are losing marketshare day by day. Only MeeGo can save you!

14. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

YEAH,MARIOSRAPTOP.FIRE THAT IDIOT CEO ELOP NOW!

15. REYNER

Posts: 187; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

my sister is using wave 3 and so i was able to try it the os itself is quite snappy no prob. with any apps you like to try but the biggest gripe is that if you dont have any credit card to buy a good quality apps. though there are still few quality apps support is what lacks the bada and hopefully tizen will be able to boost their ecosystem faster.

16. swimmer4

Posts: 1; Member since: May 02, 2012

Here is a video about Tizen1.0http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSQeTDw8h14

17. kastor

Posts: 43; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

just a copy of android,they change few thing and make new OS,why they dont make something special,different,and NEW

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