Samsung may be working on a Tizen-based Galaxy S5 or at least such device has been caught at the Zauba website which tracks imports to India. They list not one but three Galaxy S5 units running Sammy’s own platform rather than Android.
It’s unclear whether this device will actually be released or Samsung just wants to test out how Tizen works on powerful hardware.
Compared to the first Tizen smartphone, Samsung Z, the Galaxy S5 has a bigger screen that can “cope” with more pixels (full HD vs 720p HD), faster processor, better camera and a slightly larger battery.
Alas, the Z is still not available all around the world, and as I’m writing this we’ve no idea when it will hit the Western markets. Chances are it will be a short wait but you never know.
The Korean company is looking to diversify its offering and move away from Google. Having its own platform and eco-system comes with lot of benefits, but it’s not an easy task to create an operating system folks will actually use, let alone love…