Since its launch last month, the Tizen powered Samsung Z1 smartphone has been sold to over 100,000 customers in India and Bangladesh.
Tech superpowers like Samsung, LG, Sony and Motorola have been cranking out smartwatches faster than they can sell them. So why aren’t consumers biting? Here’s my take.
Samsung may have found an unlikely ally in its bid to make Tizen a real alternative to Android – the Russian government. In a series of tweets, Russian minister of communications Nikolai Nikiforov decried the “monopoly” that Google has over Android, which is not a true open source OS in his opinion.
Samsung released its Tizen powered Z1 smartphone in Bangladesh on February 3rd, following a positive response in India.
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.