Samsung to Showcase High-End Tizen OS Smartphone at MWC 2013

The company won’t make a public unveiling of the handset

By on February 13th, 2013 23:01 GMT

South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is reportedly getting ready to show to the world its first Tizen OS-based smartphones, and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona could prove a great opportunity for that.

A recent report on Korea Times suggests that the company is preparing high-end handsets for the event, and that it will also showcase them there, though not to the public.

Following the success it has seen with the Galaxy lineup, Samsung appears set to build its own mobile ecosystem, based on the aforementioned Linux mobile platform.

However, although it is ready to show the new OS loaded on top hardware to several few, it seems that the company is planning on pushing the public unveiling of these smartphones a bit more. Stay tuned for more on this.

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