Have you ever wondered what Samsung’s smart phones would look like if they were using a more open-source Linux-based operating system that is not Android? Tizen Experts has recently posted a lengthy video, which shows the Samsung Redwood developer phone featuring the Tizen software.
Intel and Samsung have been two of Tizen’s primary backers of this project, and it is likely that Samsung will be one of the first companies that are going to ship smart phones featuring this operating system.
Most of Samsung’s current high-end phones get shippedwith Google famous Android software; Tizen could most likely provide Samsung with an alternative that might make Samsung less reliant on Google and it could include Samsung’s own appstore, a media store, and some other marketplaces to generate more revenue for Samsung rather than just Google.
The video from the Tizen Expertsshows an attractive user interface that is pretty responsive. It has got a multitasking system, which looks pretty much like Android’s. And a useful series of apps and settings which includes a camera app with some built-in effects, security settings feature that would let users set up a firewall or encrypt their SD card and a support for font settings, the widgets and wallpapers on the phone’s home screen.
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