Reuters reports that Samsung’s new Z1 Tizen smartphone is receiving a very tepid reception in India, due to its sub par specs and strong competition from Android.
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about Android apps on Tizen, a bunch of Google apps updates and releases, and more Android apps and games news!
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.
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.
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.
The Samsung Gear S will soon have a handful of colorful bands available for purchase, as well as two bangle straps allowing for a slightly thicker look.
Samsung is moving 500 software engineers out of its mobile unit so that those software engineers can work with other divisions of the company.
Yes, the Gear S does come with a keyboard. Samsung has partnered with Fleksy to cater to the needs of this standalone smartwatch’s users.
The Samsung Gear S, which features a curved display, runs Tizen, and can function as a standalone device, is now official!