Samsung Plans To Launch More Tizen Smartphones This Year

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Samsung plans to launch more smartphone running on its very own Tizen operating system later this year, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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Samsung Plans To Launch More Tizen Smartphones This Year

The South Korean smartphone maker is aiming to build its own ecosystem through Tizen OS, which runs on its smartwatches and premium television sets. Now, Samsung is targeting to increase number of its Tizen powered smartphones.

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The company will release many Tizen smartphones at different price range, but specifications are not yet disclosed.

Samsung launched its first Tizen smartphone - the Samsung Z1 - in India earlier this year and sold one million units of Z1 so far in India.

Earlier this week, the Economic Times reported that Samsung will will launch 10 smartphone in the mid-range smartphone segment in the next quarter with an aim to extend its lend in the overall smartphone market.

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Samsung is all set to give a stiff competition to Micromax, Motorola and Xiaomi in the Rs. 9,000 to Rs. 18,000 price bracket.

The smartphone competition in the Indian mobile market has dropped Samsung's share mid-range mobile segment last year. A market research report by CMR, suggests that, South Korean tech firm's share in the Indian smartphone market fell from 43.2 percent to 23.7 percent as the domestic handset manufacturers have gained.

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