The announcement from a Samsung senior vice-president that the company would be dropping support for the Symbian platform has been softened – but not denied. Samsung has now issued a statement that says "Samsung is an initial member of Symbian Foundation and continues to cooperate with Symbian Foundation. At the same time, Samsung supports various existing open operating systems including Symbian, Linux, Android, and Windows Mobile."
It goes on to say that Samsung has a 'multi-OS' strategy to to provide consumers with what they want. [Source: MobileBurn.com]