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[cnet] Samsung Linux Phone CNET   News   Mobile   Samsung to sell first Tizen smartphone next year, ... Samsung to sell first Tizen smartphone next year, report says Tizen is an alternative Linux-based operating system seen as a more open platform that will rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS. by  Roger Cheng  December 31, 2012 4:32 AM PST Samsung at the Consumer Electronics Show. (Credit: Samsung) Samsung Electronics will be the first to sell a smartphone running on the Tizen operating system through Japanese carrier NTT Docomo and other partners next year, according to Japan's  Daily Yomiuri . Samsung, NTT Docomo, and their partners hope to build a platform that will rival the major operating systems from Apple and Google. Other carriers interested in Tizen include the U.K.'s Vodaphone and France Telecom, according to the report. Related stories