Samsung To Launch Z1 Tizen OS Smartphone in India At Rs 6,000 approx on January 18
The Samsung Z1 features a 4-inch display, a dual-core CPU, and a 3MP rear camera”
At a dealers meet in Mumbai today, Samsung unveiled the Z1, its entry-level Tizen OS-powered smartphone. The company has partnered with Reliance and Aircel to offer 500MB of free 3G data for six months with the Samsung Z1.
According to Manish Khatri of Mahesh Telecom, a Mumbai-based independent retailer, the Samsung Z1 features a 4-inch PLS TFT display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, and runs Tizen v2.3. The dual-SIM smartphone packs in a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, paired with 768MB of RAM. It houses 4GB of internal memory, and accepts microSD cards up to 32GB in size for further expansion. The device has a 3MP fixed-focus rear camera with an LED flash, and a VGA front snapper coupled with Auto Selfie mode. In terms of connectivity, it features 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, and a-GPS. The Z1 sips juice from a 1,500mAh battery, aided by Ultra Power Saving mode. The smartphone also offers offline navigation with Nokia HERE app.The company hasn’t officially announced the price and availability of the device yet. However, as per the source, the smartphone will be priced between Rs 5,000 – Rs 6,000. This is line with a recent report by The Korea Economic Daily which suggests the Samsung Z1 will not cost more than Rs 5,700, and will be released in India on January 18th.