Monday, January 9, 2012

Tizen screenshots leak, debut on Samsung I9500?

For those who dunno, Tizen is a collaboration between Intel, Samsung (in Nokia's place) and the Linux Foundation. It will apparently rely on HTML5-based apps mostly (ala WebOS and Windows 8) and will probably be a pretty major overhaul of MeeGo.



The screenshot above is not from a devices, but from an emulator.

The Tizen SDK reports the browser's user agent as Samsung I9500. The interesting thing is not that Samsung is working on a Tizen phone, but that the I9xxx line is usually for their flagship Androids - I9000 Galaxy S, I9100 Galaxy S II, I9250 Galaxy Nexus. We've already heard of the I9500 as the Galaxy S III