The Samsung Z1 was the first Tizen phone to be released with Spreadtrum’s SC7727S WCDMA chipsets running with the Tizen 2.3 Operating System. Today Spreadtrum Communications, a fabless semiconductor company based in China, have announced the successfully completion of the integration of the Tizen operating system (OS) with their WCDMA power-efficient chipsets.


Dr. Leo Li, Spreadtrum’s chairman and CEO, commented, “We are very proud to partner with Samsung to add the Tizen operating system to our portfolio of supported OS, and to work together to promote the adoption of smartphones around the world. The close cooperation of both teams and deep integration of our products helps to reduce device power consumption and system memory consumption, which greatly improves the user experience for entry-level smartphones.”


Spreadtrum develops mobile chipsets for smartphones, feature phones and other electronic devices, supporting 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications, and is an ideal solution for China and emerging markets around the world.