Samsung has launched another Tizen based smartphone today and it is the Samsung Z2 . Last year, the company came up with two Tizen smartphones, Samsung Z1 and Z3. The Samsung Z2 has a 3.97 inch TFT display, Tizen OS, v2.4, 5 MP rear camera and a 1500 mAh battery among others. The phone is priced at Rs. 4,590 and it will available via Paytm from 29th August. Let us take a look at the Pros & Cons and Common Queries about the Samsung Z2.

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Pros

  • Low price
  • Good Build
  • Easy one handed usage
  • Good processor
  • VoLTE support
  • USB OTG support

Cons

  • No Android OS
  • WVGA display
  • VGA front camera
  • 1500 mAh battery

Samsung Z2 Specifications

Key SpecsSamsung Z2
Display3.97 inch TFT display
Screen Resolution480×800 pixels
Operating SystemTizen OS, v2.4
Processor 1.5 GHz Quad core
ChipsetSpreadtrum
Memory1 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 8 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 128 GB
Primary Camera5 MP with LED Flash
Video recordingYes
Secondary CameraVGA
Battery 1500 mAh
Fingerprint SensorNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual
Dimensions121.50 x 63.00 x 10.80 mm
Price Rs. 4,590

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Question- How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer – Samsung Z2 has a 3.97 inch display with textured back for better grip. It has plastic volume rocker and power button on each sides. On the bottom, it has a physical home button with touch capacitive buttons on the side. On the back there is a rear camera, flash and a loudspeaker grill.

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Question – How is the Display Quality ?

Answer – It has a 3.97 inch TFT display with a screen resolution of 480×800 pixels. The font size is adjustable, but still the display quality is below average.

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Question – What is the hardware used inside?

Answer – Samsung Z2 has a 32-bit quad-core processor clocked at 1.5Ghz coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8 GB internal storage.

Question- Which GPU is used in this handset?

Answer – ARM Mali-400 MP2

Question – What are the Camera Specifications?

AnswerIt is equipped with a 5 MP FF primary camera with flash and a VGA front camera.

Question – Does it support Full-HD Video-Recording?

Answer – No

Question- How is the camera performance on Samsung Z2?

Answer – The camera performance is average.

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Question – What are the battery specifications ?

Answer – Samsung Z2 is backed by a 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery that is removable.

Question – Does it support Fast charging?

Answer – No

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Question- What are the SAR values?

Answer – 0.585 W/kg head and1.3W/kg for the body that is according to the EU standards.

Question – Will it come in more than one variants?

Answer No

Question- Does Samsung Z2 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer – Yes

Question – Does it have a 3.5 MM audio jack?

Answer – Yes

Question – Does it have a USB type C port?

Answer – No

Question- Does the Samsung Z2 Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer – Yes up to 128 GB.

Question – Does it have a dedicated microSD slot?

Answer – Yes

Question – Does Samsung Z2 has any special features?

Answer – No

Question- Does the Samsung Z2 support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer – No

Question- Which OS version, type runs on the phone?

Answer – It runs on Tizen OS, v2.4.

Question – Are navigation keys backlit?

Answer No they are colored in silver.

Question – What are the connectivity options ?

Answer – Wifi, bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and microUSB v 2.0.

Question – What are the sensors on board?

Answer – Proximity & light sensors and Accelerometer.

Question- How much RAM was free on first boot?

Answer – Out of 1 GB RAM, 320 MB was free.

Question- How much storage was free on first boot?

Answer -Out of 8 GB internal storage, 4.7 GB was free.

Question – What are the dimensions of the phone?

Answer – 121.50 x 63.00 x 10.80 mm

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Question- How much does Samsung Z2 weigh?

Answer – Exact weight not available, but it is very light.

Question- Can you move apps to SD card on the Samsung Z2?

Answer – No, you can’t.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes

Question- Does the Samsung Z2 offer theme options to choose from?

Answer – No

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer – Not tested yet.

Question- What Color Variants are Available for Samsung Z2?

Answer – Gold, Black and Red.

Question- Does it support VoLTE?

Answer – Yes

Question- Is there any offer with the device?

Answer – It will come with a free Reliance Jio SIM with 3months of unlimited data, calls and more.

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer – No

Question – How was the gaming performance?

Answer – The display and battery of the phone is not made for gaming but some small games can be played smoothly.

Question- Does  Samsung Z2 have heating issues?

Answer – Not tested yet.

Question- Can the Samsung Z2 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer – Yes

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer – Yes

Question- When the phone will be up for sale? 

Answer- The phone will be available on Paytm from 29th August, Monday.

Conclusion

To conclude, Samsung Z2 has a good build, handy design, easy single handed usage, low display quality, good processor, enough RAM and storage, 5 MP FF rear camera, low quality front camera, average battery backup, dual SIM and 4G supported. It does not have a Android OS, it runs on Tizen OS, v2.4, which means you can’t access the playstore. Only benefit with the phone is that you get a free JIO SIM with it. The phone is priced at Rs. 4,590 which is a little high as compared to the competitors like Micromax Canvas Spark 3, Lenovo A2010 and Xolo Era 4G.