Samsung has been working in collaboration with Intel on the Tizen platform and we know that Samsung will merge their own bada platform with Tizen. Earlier this year Cheng Luo who is a platform evangelist at Samsung confirmed that they will release the first Tizen device in 2013.
Today Yomiuri Shimbun (Japanese newspaper) reported that NTT Docomo which is Japans largest carrier will adopt the first Tizen device in their portfolio once its launched by Samsung at Mobile World Congress in February next year. According to the Japanese newspaper Samsung will also expand their smartphone portofolio with more Tizen based devices later in 2013
Earlier this week we received information about a new model number of a High End device which could be the first Tizen device. We are looking forward to see the first Tizen based devices.