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Samsung Spreading Tizen, Bringing Z3 to Europe
By admin on Thursday July 16, 2015

Samsung has not been too ambitious with its Tizen based smartphone so far, but the company certainly has huge plans for its own platform in the long term. The Z1 launched in India and so far is Samsung's only Tizen smartphone (the company's wearables also run the OS), but the Korean giant is going to spread Tizen's wings and may even launch a new smartphone in the process.

Samsung Working on Tizen Based Z2
By Luke Jones on Tuesday May 05, 2015

Samsung launched its first Tizen based smartphone, the Z1, earlier in the year and the device has enjoyed solid sales in India. Now the South Korean company is going to expand its own platform further by launching a sequel which will be called (surprise, surprise) the Z2. The new handset is going to apparently launch during the first half of this year, although that would mean it should land in the next two months.

Samsung Gear A to Feature Calling and Round Face
By admin on Tuesday April 07, 2015

Samsung was one of the first major smartphone brands (along with Sony) to put a smartwatch on the market, a couple of years earlier than most of its rivals. However, the Apple Watch has swept in and stolen the limelight and will probably steal the sales too, so while Samsung's previous smartwatch efforts have been solid, it is probably time for the company to knuckle down and deliver spectacular.

Samsung Readying Tizen Based Z1 Follow Up
By Luke Jones on Tuesday February 17, 2015

Samsung does not like to hang around and the company has already said that it plans to launch numerous smartphones (and indeed products) carrying its Tizen platform this year. The first Tizen based smartphone, the Samsung Z1, launched back in January and reports suggest that the Korean company is already planning a follow up.

Samsung Z1 Sells 50,000 Units in 10 Days
By Luke Jones on Wednesday January 28, 2015

Samsung launched the Z1, the company's first ever Tizen based smartphone, earlier this month and there are some contrasting reports about how it's doing. Just last week, Reuters said that the handset was struggling to find its feet in India, where it is exclusively available at the moment. A new report this week from Business Korea is contradicting that and saying the Samsung Z1 is actually doing well.

Samsung Plans a Flood of Tizen Products
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 15, 2015

As I have written previously, Samsung's plans for its Tizen operating system extend far beyond the launch of the Z1, the first smartphone running the platform, which was launched yesterday. The company already has Tizen smartwatches and Tizen TVs, and the Korean giant has been detailing it rather big plans for the platform in the future.

Samsung Launches Tizen Running Z1
By Luke Jones on Wednesday January 14, 2015

Samsung first Tizen based smartphone has walked a long and bumpy road to release, but today the Korean company officially launched the Samsung Z1. This is of course the first ever handset to run Samsung?s own Tizen operating system, a first in what will likely be many handsets over the next few years that pull the company further away from Google's Android.

Samsung Tizen Galaxy Z1 Due in January
By Luke Jones on Monday December 22, 2014

Samsung's first ever Tizen based smartphone has been in the pipeline for some time, starting as a high end device that was cancelled and then a lower end handset. That budget option has been close to launch a number of times and has been delayed, this month being the latest setback. However, Korea Economic Daily is now offering a new date for the Galaxy Z1 (SM-Z130H), with the device not pencilled in for January 18, 2015.

Samsung Tizen Phone Delayed Again
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 11, 2014

Samsung's first ever Tizen has been close to launching for months, it was expected in November when Samsung explained itself as to why the company has taken so long to release the device.

Samsung Z1 Tizen Smartphone India Bound December 10th
By Luke Jones on Monday December 01, 2014

We told you back in September that Samsung's first Tizen powered smartphone would be landing in November, but it now seems that the handset will arrive this month instead. Samsung has taken its time getting its operating system to market, with plenty of false dawns through the year, but now the first device will be coming.