has sent press invites for a February 23 event just ahead of the Mobile
World Congress at Barcelona, where it will showcase the latest Tizen
devices, and speak about the development of the OS.
event will take place one day before Nokia's event at MWC 2014. The
event is said to be attended by major carrier partners of Tizen, namely
SK Telecom, Korea Telecom (KT) and LG U+, though NTT DoCoMo might not be
able to attend the event, reports Sam
This might in part be due to NTT Docomo's pessimistic outlook for the
2014 launch of Tizen devices.
join the Tizen Association Board on Sunday, 23 February 2014 for a
welcome reception and kick-off to MWC 2014. During this invite only
event, you will get an exclusive sneak preview of the newest Tizen
devices as well as an opportunity to learn about the major milestones
that the Tizen project has hit since last year's event.
"We ask you
to reserve time from 3-6 PM CET on 23 February 2014 at Hotel ARTS
Barcelona where you will also have the opportunity to hear from and
interview Tizen Association Board Members," states the press invite.
Review's Eldar Murtazin recently claimed that the South Korean planned
to launch the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 at an event in
Barcelona on February 23, ahead of MWC
Murtazin also claims that the alleged Galaxy S5 will be available by
the end of April and suggests that a new TouchWiz UI is in tow. Shortly
after however, Murtazin claimed Samsung
was unsure about where and when to launch the Galaxy S5.
on the other hand, has also sent press invites scheduled for a February
24 event at MWC.
In total, six Nokia handsets are expected to be revealed at the event,
including a few large-screen smartphones, or phablets. These devices are
namely 'Goldfinger', 'Moneypenny', Lumia 1520V, Lumia 1525, Lumia 1820
and Nokia X (also known as Nokia Normandy).