Samsung gives away Tizen developer phones
At the Tizen Developer Conference – currently being held in San Francisco – several companies have demonstrated their software on Tizen developer smartphones provided by Samsung. According to the Tizen Talk blog, the specifications for the device include a Cortex A9 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB on board flash memory, two cameras and a 4.65" AMOLED display. The phones are reportedly running Tizen 1.0 which was released at the beginning of the month.
Samsung Vice President Jong-Deok Choi held a keynote at the event and attendees were each given a device. The phone, which was not named during the keynote, is to serve as a development platform for interested parties who want to create applications for Tizen.