Samsung has announced their intention of launching multiple handsets in 2013 powered by the new Tizen mobile OS. In a statement issued to Bloomberg, the Korea based phone maker said,
“We plan to release new, competitive Tizen devices within this year and will keep expanding the line-up depending on market conditions.”
Tizen is a Linux-based open-source operating system that can power mobile phones, smart TVs and in-vehicle entertainment systems. The Tizen standard is jointly governed by Intel and Samsung and was established in 2011 after Intel joined the project in September 2011.