Samsung Launches Z1, the First Tizen-powered phone in India

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Samsung has launched the first Tizen-Powered smartphone in India for INR 5700($92). It was initially speculated to be launched in Russia, but Samsung chooses India as its marketplace due to its millions of users.

Samsung’s Tizen platform is supposed to deliver  faster boot time and quick access to apps. It will also give enhanced web performance and faster page loading times with decreased data usage. It is also equipped with long-lasting battery performance and also features ‘Ultra Power Saving Mode’ to ensure users can always stay connected, even at the minimal battery levels.

 

Samsung Z1

 

 

Samsung Z1 comes with a four-inch WVGA PLS screen, and is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and 768 MB RAM with a 3.1-megapixel camera on the rear, and a limited VGA camera on the front. Its internal memory is 4GB which can be extended upto 64GB. It comes with dual sim and runs on version 2.3 on Tizen operating system.

Samsung’s new operating system is said to rival other mobile platforms such as Android and iOS due to its speed and connectivity with better battery performance. For more information you can visit Samsung-mobile blog here

Samsung has yet not cleared about application support for this device, but it is said that android and iOS apps will not be supported.

Samsung Z1 Product Specifications

Network

GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, HSDPA 900/2100 MHz

Display

4” WVGA PLS screen

AP

1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor

OS

Tizen 2.3

Camera

Rear: 3.1 MP
Front: VGA

Camera Features

Auto Face Detect Feature, Dream Shot

Video

MP4, M4V, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV

Audio

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC

Additional Features

Ultra Power Saving Mode, Private Mode, Send Help Message, Security

Connectivity

WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth® 4.1
USB 2.0
GPS

Sensor

Accelerometer

Memory

4GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 64GB)
768 MB RAM

Dimension, Weight

120.4 x 63.2 x 9.7 mm, 112g

Battery

1500 mAh

See detailed specs here