With Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) reporting earnings that just met consensus expectations and gave investors little to cheer about, the company has much to look forward to as the weather gets warm. Late this summer, Tizen, the new smartphone OS being developed by a consortium of Asian telecoms and Intel, is expected to be released. At the center of the pack is Samsung, which continues to demonstrate its skill in challenging the likes of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) even within the Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Android framework.

In the below video, Fool.com contributor Doug Ehrman discusses how, with the release of Tizen, Intel and Samsung may become even more capable of competing on the global smartphone stage.

Fool contributor Doug Ehrman has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Apple, Google, and Intel. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Google, and Intel. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.