Samsung has launched its first Tizen powered phone for India, the Samsung Z1. The 4 inch device has a dual-core processor, 768MB of RAM and 4GB of storage.
Reportedly the Tizen-powered Samsung Z1 will support select Android apps from day one, at least for those that download OpenMobile’s Application Compatibility Layer from the Tizen app store.
According to Business Korea, Samsung aims to par down and simplify the software features of the Galaxy S6, after customers and analysts have criticized the clunky TouchWiz for years.
Samsung is continuing its roll out of Android 5.0 for the Galaxy S5. Having been released in Poland and Spain, the firmware is now available in the UK.
Samsung has launched the newest addition to its A series – the Samsung Galaxy A7. It is a 5.5 device with an octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM.
With CES behind us, it is time to start looking at MWC in March. Here is what we think Samsung will be announcing in Barcelona, plus some thoughts on Tizen.
New devices, amazing technologies, lots of gadgets, some more useful than others. It was the week of CES, and, as always, it was a wild ride. The star of the show was LG’s curved G Flex 2, but a slew of other devices made their debut in Las Vegas. HTC brought the selfie-focused Desire 826, Lenovo launched several smartphones, ZTE had a nifty Android-powered projector, Sony introduced a new Smartwatch 3 model and a crazy expensive Android Walkman, Nvidia made a big fuss about its latest mobile chip, and, outside of CES, Samsung announced its newest mid-range smartphones. And that’s the biggest news – dozens of smaller companies announced everything from smart flower pots, to motorized belts, to self-driving vehicles.
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Samsung announces Penvatars, a way for Galaxy Note 4 owners to change the S Pen pointer icon which appears when the pen is brought near to the screen.
According to a report that surfaced today, Samsung’s rumored round smartwatch is codenamed ‘Orbis,’ has the model number SM-R720, and will run Samsung’s own Tizen OS.
Verizon may be late to the party, but at least it’s in style. Released today, the Galaxy Note Edge is $399.99 on contract, $33.33 on Edge, and $799.99 full.