Consumer electronics giant Samsung has launched the company's first ever Tizen tablet PC in Japan.

Samsung, in association with Japanese IT solution company Systena Corporation, will release the new tablet as a development kit, specifically for software developers to build applications to further enhance the Tizen OS ecosystem.

The new Samsung tablet PC sports a 10.1 WUXGA display with 1920x1200p resolution and runs on the TIZEN v2.1 OS, powered by ARM Cortex A9 1.4GHz quad-core processor with 2GB DDR3 RAM and 32GB in-built memory, with options of expansion via microSD card.

Tizen tablet also houses 3.0-megapixel main camera, 2.0-megapixel secondary camera on the front side and boasts Bluetooth v3.0 (+HS) and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) connectivity features [to view the new Samsung Tizen Tablet, click here].

With the launch of the Tizen tablet, Samsung could be on its way to becoming independent from Google Android OS and is also getting closer to becoming a formidable mobile operating system provider in the near future.

The new OS development is looked after by the Tizen Association consisting of top MNC companies Samsung, Intel, Huawei, Fujitsu, Panasonic, Sprint, Vodafone, NTT Docomo, Orange, NEC, KT and SK Telecom). Open-system OS developer federation Linux Foundation is also reported to be the part of the project.

Key specifications of Samsung Tizen Tablet:


Samsung Tizen Tablet


10.1-inch WUXGA display with 1920x1200p resolutions




ARM Cortex A9 1.4-GHz quad-core processor



Storage capacity

32GB, comes with microSD card slot


Main: 3.0-megapixel camera

Front: 2.0-megapixel camera


Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) , Bluetooth v3.0 (+ HS),