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Samsung Z1 based on Tizen OS Might Officially Launch in India on 14 January

Samsung showcased its Tizen OS based smartphone Samsung Z1 at a retailer conference last month and if latest reports are to be believed, Samsung will be introducing Samsung Z1 in India tomorrow for 5,700 INR.


The information comes from trusted source @MaheshTelecom, but the facebook listing has now been removed. Samsung will be hosting an event in New Delhi tomorrow, and might very well launch its first Tizen OS based smartphone in India. Import data also suggest that several units of same have already reached Indian shores.


Samsung Z1, the first Tizen smartphone, comes with a 4 Inch PLS LCD WVGA display with 800 X 480 pixels spread across it. The smartphone is powered by 1.2 GHz dual core Spreadtrum SC7727S processor with 768 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage and 32 GB MicoSD support. This basic chipset can support up to 720p HD videos.

For photography, there is a 3 MP rear camera with coupled with a VGA front camera. Battery capacity is 1500 mAh and a battery saver mode is also present to help you in critical conditions. According to earlier reports, Samsung will also offer 500 MB of free 3G data for Aircel and Reliance customers with Samsung Z1.

Samsung’s first Tizen OS smartphone will be used to compete in low end market, where Chinese and Domestic manufacturers are giving Samsung more than serious competition. Will it offer anything more than Samsung branding in this price segment? The specs are not top notch, but it is still too soon to write off tizen smartphone experience for now.

Key Specs

Model Samsung Z1
Display 4 Inch, WVGA
Processor 1.2 GHz Dual Core
RAM 768 MB
Internal Storage 4 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Tizen 2.3 OS
Camera 3 MP/ VGA
Battery 1500 mAh
Price Expected around 5,700 INR

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