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Samsung Z1 Tizen based phone at $90 in India from Jan 18 – Specification

Samsung Z1, Yes! Z1 the first phone in Samsung Platform with the letter Z, although ‘Z’ has got enough popularity in Sony Mobile Phone at Sony Experia Z series, now Samsung is going to Launch Samsung Z1 Smartphone at India on January 18th. It will the company’s first Tizen based phone. Many of us don’t know that Samsung had planned to Launch Samsung Z on June 2014, which was abruptly cancelled when all the Tizen Partners called off. The Project was cancelled after all the Features & Specification of Samsung Z was officially displayed in their website. Some of the Interesting Features of Samsung Z where it was a tizen based smartphone. It had Fingerprint sensors, 8MP primary camera, 2.1MP secondary camera, Tizen OS, v2.2.1. Well Going deep into it, we will see about the Most Waiting upcoming Smartphone Samsung Z1.

Now from November Samsung again started to develop new projects for Tizen Based Smartphones. But instead of targeting high targeted Tizen smartphones, they have started with entry level smartphones. It was first announced that the smartphone will be released around Diwali. It was expected Tizen-based Z1 handset launch in mid of december. It is now officially confirmed that Samsung is to launch it’s first Samsung Z1 Tizen based phone on January 18th in India at a rate less than Rs.6000. A message from one of the samsung official(Korean Daily Economy) states that the phone will be around Rs.5,700 It will be first available in India, and will be expanded rapidly according to needings, then to china and finally to South Korea.

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However there are no Tizen OS smartphones available in Indian market so the release of Samsung Z1 is believed to have a good reach among the people. Home Screen of the smartphone is displayed in the above advertisement, and the Tizen OS, Phone book and another screen is show in the below image. A report last month(november) tells that the smartphone runs on Tizen v2.3. while the previous failed smartphone Samsung Z runs on v2.2.1. Korean technology giant’s homegrown Linux-based Tizen operating system is gonna rock in India!

Samsung Z1 Specifications: 

  • OS: Tizen OS, v2.2.1
  • Display: 5.7 inch WVGA (480×800) TFT LCD
  • Processor: Dual-core Spreadtrum SC7727S clocked at 1.2GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 
  • RAM: 512MB or 2GB
  • Network: Dual-SIM support (GSM/GSM)
  • Rear Camera: 3.2-megapixel with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 0.3-megapixel 
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/ A-GPS
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Additional Features: Micro-USB, GLONASS

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