The Samsung GT-I9500 smartphone is claimed as the company’s first Tizen powered smartphone. It’s codenamed as Fraser and said to be the Tizen developer’s device, which is recently distributed to developers who attended the Tizen Developers Conference in San Francisco.
The smartphone runs on the Tizen Larkspur SLP 2.0 operating system and powered by a 1.2 GHz Dual Core Samsung Exynos C210 processor. It brings a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED Plus display that offers 1280×800 pixels HD resolution. Reportedly, the Super AMOLED HD Plus technology uses 50% more subpixels than the PenTile variant, which Samsung uses for their latest Galaxy S III screen. The smartphone also comes built with 1GB of RAM and 16GB built in memory.
It features both rear as well as front facing cameras i.e. an 8 megapixel camera on the back with autofocus and LED flash, while a 2 megapixel secondary camera is located on the front to make video calls. You can also enjoy MP3, AAC, AAC+ audio formats as well as MPEG4, H263, H264 video formats with 3.5mm audio jack. As per connectivity options, the Tizen based smartphone will have Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS with A-GPS navigation, Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB 2.0, etc. Even more, it also comes equipped with AllShare Play, NFC, and features all popular social networking services such as; Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Google, MSN, Picasa, YouYube, AOL, etc.
The Tizen powered smartphone from Samsung packs a 1750 mAh battery. It measures 153.9 x 76.36 x 14.8 mm, because of its large bezel surrounding the screen along with an optical trackpad.