Samsung Z1- First Tizen powered Smartphone in India

Samsung Z1- First Tizen powered Smartphone in India

Samsung Z1 Smartphone Launch

Samsung’s Tizen -OS Smartphone

After plenty of speculation and aborted launches last year, Samsung has finally unveiled its long-awaited smartphone in India that is powered by Tizen, the electronics giant’s own operating system.

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After several delays since 2013, Samsung has finally unveiled the Z1, its first Tizen OS-powered smartphone, in India today. The device will go on sale for roughly $90 (Rs. 5,700).

Samsung says that Tizen makes for quick boot times and smooth performance on the 3G dual-SIM Z1, which is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 768 MB RAM, and 4GB internal memory (expandable up to 64GB with a microSD card).

Video about Samsung Z1 Tizen Smartphone

The device sports a 4-inch 800×480 pixel display, a 3.1-megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera and a 1,500mAh battery. It comes in three colors: white, black and Wine Red.

The Z1 will also unlock free acess to premium content, including over 270,000 songs and 80 live TV channels to stream and download via the company’s Club Samsung service.

Samsung is betting big on local content with the Z1. It is partnering with Hungama.com in India to offer access to two million Bollywood and English tracks, and more than 7,000 Bollywood and Hollywood movies from nexGTv and Box TV. These services will be available for free for three months, after which they will cost about $28 (Rs. 1,750) a year.

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Source: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

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