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Samsung to Launch Another Smartphone This Year

March 15, 2013

By Gilbert Falso :: 10:43 AM

Samsung to launch Tizen in third quarter.With the paint not even dry on the Galaxy S4 announcement from last night, a Samsung’s vice president has announced that the electronics company is working on what it considers another flagship handset, and will release it later this year.

One catch, is that this next Samsung smartphone, dubbed “Tizen,” will not run the Android operating system.

According to Lee Young Hee, an executive vice president at Samsung, the company intends to release another the new phone in the third quarter this year.

”The Tizen phone will be out in August or September, and this will be in the high-end category,” Lee told Bloomberg News. “The device will be the best product equipped with the best specifications.”

Another Samsung representative claimed that the phone would have “thousands of apps available” at launch time.