Samsung Z : Samsung Launches Its First Tizen phone

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For years tech-savvies and experts have made innumerable speculations, however, on Tuesday, Samsung unleashed the World’s first Tizen-based smartphone, Samsung Z.

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The South Korean mobile company introduced its latest smartphone, Samsung Z, which is powered by Tizen. While a majority of Samsung devices work on the Android operating system, Samsung Z will be the first Tizen smartphone in the world. Samsung Z was presented in the Tizen Developer Conference, which is being held in San Francisco this week.

The upcoming Tizen smartphone is equipped with Linuxbased mobile operating system. The new Samsung handset is packed with a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 pixels, similar to that of Samsung’s Galaxy S3. The smartphone is powered with a 2.3 GHz quad-core processor and 2600mAh battery. The phone has a built-in fingerprint sensor, similar to the one the company first introduced in its Galaxy S5.

Samsung Z sports an 8MP rear view camera and a 2.1MP front facing camera, featuring the qualities already present in other Samsung handsets currently running on Android, platform.


The features related to camera include Quick shot, Panorama mode, Mini mode, etc. Samsung Z comes with a 2GB RAM. Loaded with an internal memory of about 16GB. The smartphone is also said to support 2d and 3D graphics to uplift the whole navigating experience for its users.

Tizen-based smartphones are claimed to provide its users with faster and more efficient mobile experience. With the multi-tasking capabilities, and Ultra Power Saving Mode the users can navigate and operate even with least battery level.

The Tizen smartphone, Samsung Z, has a “distinctive” layout for its apps and home screen. With the new layout, developers provide the users with easy and simplified access to their favorite apps and other features. The phone also uses Dynamic Box and Color Theme settings, which lets the users choose and set their preferable look for their handset.


As of now, Samsung has not made any confirmations regarding the price for its latest Tizen-based smartphone, Samsung Z. However, it made its first appearance in the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco.

Samsung had, in the past, revealed its intent to launch the World’s first Tizen device in 2014. So it is no rocket science to guess Samsung’s latest and most rumored-device Samsung Z will be the first smartphone running on Tizen.

Samsung’s executive predicts that Tizen devices could bag as much as 15% of Samsung’s mobile shipments per year. However, Android is likely to hold its ground in the main business concluded the executive.

While the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo are Samsung devices running on Tizen operating system, Samsung will announce the official introduction of its Tizen-based SDK for Smart Television in the coming month.

Samsung is surely giving a boost to the Tizen operating system by incorporating it in its very own devices, however, the success of Tizen-based Samsung Z is under the radar. As of now, we wait in anticipation to see whether the new handset reaches the level of expectations from its fans or fails.


Vishal Gaikar

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