Samsung’s Tizen operating system based smartphones will come pre-installed with Intel Security’s McAfee Mobile Security, according a statement issued by Intel.
Tizen mobile platform is based on the Linux Kernel and is being backed by Samsung and Intel together. Way back in June last year Samsung had introduced the first Tizen mobile platform based smartphone – Samsung Z. It has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display and ran on Tizen 2.2.1 operating system. The quad-core powered Samsung Z was first introduced in Russia.
Sean Duca, chief technology officer Asia Pacific, McAfee, part of Intel Security said in a statement “By including our software on new operating systems like Tizen, security is developed in parallel with the ever-expanding technology landscape.”
Samsung had recently announced its first Tizen OS based smartphone, Tizen Z1, in India for Rs 5,700. The Samsung Tizen Z1 is the second smartphone to come with the operating system after Samsung Z.
Tizen Z1 has a 4 inch touchscreen with 480×800 pixels resolution and comes with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor. It has 4 GB of internal memory, 768 MB RAM, and an expandable storage slot that can accommodate a micro SD card of up to 64 GB. It has a 1500 mAh battery and a 3.1 megapixel rear camera and a 0.3 megapixel front camera. Besides, this dual SIM smartphone offers 3G, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.1.