Samsung will start selling smartphones this year that run on the open-source Tizen operating system. Samsung said in an emailed statement that it is "planning to launch a new Tizen-operated device within this year and will continue to expand the lineup according to market conditions."
Enter yet another mobile platform, Tizen, but also the death of another, MeeGo.
According to a report from research firm Strategy Analytics, mobile Linux is well-positioned for the surging smartphone market.
Even as the first Android prototypes were being shown off, the LiMo Foundation announced the first handsets running its version of mobile Linux.