Its been long time since Samsung is working on its in house Tizen Operating System. Earlier this year Samsung had launched its smartwatch Gear 2 running on Tizen. And earlier this month Samsung showed off first Tizen Smartphone, Samsung Z.
Now, Samsung is testing Tizen OS on company’s latest flagship model Galaxy S5 which was launched earlier this year. Samsung is testing Tizen powered Galaxy S5.
As per the import records obtained by us from Zauba, Samsung has imported 3 test units of Samsung Galaxy S5 Tizen smartphone. The price of each unit is around Rs. 54,404($906). While this price seems to be very high. The price will be low after the device is launched officially. Other details like screen size, specifications are not mentioned in import manifest records. But it may feature QHD display, improved specifications and whole new UI.
Along with Galaxy S5, Samsung has also imported two units of Galaxy S5 Mini. There is no mention of OS for Galaxy S5 Mini.
Current Samsung Galaxy S5 features a 5.1 Full HD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection which has pixel density of 432ppi. Galaxy S5 runs on Exynos Octa Core processor out of which four high power cores are clocked at 1.9GHz while other four low power cores are clocked at 1.3GHz. Galaxy S5 has 2 GB of RAM.
Galaxy S5 features 16 Megapixel camera with Super Auto Focus, HDR and 4K video capabilities. It also has 2 megapixel front camera. Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in two memory options 16GB and 32GB, there is MicroSD slot by which memory can be increased to 128 GB.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is equipped with connectivity options like Advanced LTE and Wi-Fi MIMO (802.11ac), USB 3.0, Bluetooth, 3G, NFC and Infrared. The device packs 2,800 mAH battery which is capable of 290 hours of standby time.
There is no word when Samsung will launch Galaxy S5 Tizen smartphone. It may also happen that Samsung never launches it. But whatever may be the case, it will be not launched soon. If we come to know any more info, we’ll share it. So, stay tuned for more info.