There’s been a bit of speculation about Samsung’s Tizen OS, with everyone still waiting for the first Tizen-powered phone to hit the market. Now, at the ongoing Tizen Developer Summit, Samsung has reportedly given the gathered developers a glimpse at the forthcoming Tizen 3.0, The Handheld Blog reports. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Sport clears FCC certification; could launch alongside Galaxy S10 on February 20
Tizen 3.0 will bring with it an updated Core OS and will offer new features like multiple user support and an updated 3D UI framework for the developers to make apps with 3D UX. With Samsung all but confirming that its future flagships will boast 64-bit architecture, it’s no surprise then that Tizen 3.0 too has built-in support for 64-bit architecture. Also Read - Samsung developing smartwatch with in-display fingerprint sensor, patent reveals
Additionally, the company also announced Tizen Mobile Lite, which will work on low-end smartphones. This OS will require a minimum of 256MB of RAM, 512MB ROM, and HVGA or QVGA displays to run.
Though the first Tizen-powered smartphones are pegged to arrive early next year, according to the report, Tizen 3.0 won’t be arriving before Q3, 2014.