The first Samsung Z1 smartphone was a great success among the Indian market. Today, Samsung India has launched the Samsung Z3 smartphone in India. It is the third phone after the Samsung Z and Samsung Z1 to come with the company’s very own Tizen OS.2015-10-14 (8)

The dual-SIM Samsung Z3 is an affordable offering with a better hardware features over the earlier released Z1. The new Z3 has arrived with a new design which makes the shell look attractive and enhances the beauty of the phone. The front looks almost the same as its predecessor, but the back has curves at both the edges like the one found in recently released Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

The Z3 carries a 5 inch Super AMOLED HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution (294ppi). It sports an 8 MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, and the front camera is 5 MP.  Under the hood, there is a 1.3 GHz Quad-core Spreadtrum SC7730S SoC with 1 GB of RAM support. It has 8 GB of internal storage with a microSD expansion slot which can support microSD card upto 128 GB. As mentioned earlier, it runs on the Samsung’s latest in-house OS Tizen V2.4.

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Samsung Z3 is backed by a 2,600 mAh battery and for the better battery performance, Samsung has introduced an Ultra Power Saving Mode, which disables many extra functions of the phone and runs only the basic functions to save power. The smartphone weighs in at 137 grams, and measures 141.6 x 70 x 7.9 mm. Connectivity options include 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB, GPS with A-GPS, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.

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Priced at INR 8,490, the Samsung Z3 will be on sale from next week via Snapdeal and various offline retailers in Gold, Silver and Black colour variants.

Key SpecsSamsung Z3
Display5 inches Super AMOLED HD
Screen Resolution1280 x 720
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad-core
ChipsetSpreadtrum SC7730SI
RAM1 GB
Operating SystemTizen v2.4
Storage 8 GB , expandable to 128 GB via microSD
Primary Camera8 MP with Autofocus and LED flash
Secondary Camera5 MP
Fingerprint ScannerNo
NFCNo
Battery 2600 mAh Li-Ion
Weight137 gms
SIMDual-SIM
Price INR 8,490