Samsung announces the Samsung Z, the first smartphone to use the open-source operating system Tizen. The phone runs applications from the Tizen app store as well as Android applications using the OpenMobile app ecosystem. The phone has 2 gigbytes of RAM, a 16 gigabyte internal memory, and a 2.3 GHz quad-core processor:
The Tizen platform delivers a fast, optimal performance with improved memory management. The Tizen-based Samsung Z offers a faster startup time and immediate multi-tasking capabilities, The Samsung Z fully supports superb 2D and 3D graphic qualities, smoother scrolling and an improved rendering performance for web browsing.