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Samsung Z1 – First Tizen OS Smartphone Launched in India at 5,700 INR

Leading Korean smartphone manufacturer, Samsung has today introduced its first Tizen powered smartphone, Samsung Z1 in India. Samsung Z1 is an entry level smartphone and will be available today onwards for a price of 5,700 INR.

Samsung Z1

Samsung Z1 features a 4 inch WVGA PLS display with 480X800 pixels. It is fired by 1.2 GHz dual core Spreadtrum SC7727S processor with Mali 400 GPU assisted by 768 MB of RAM and 4 GB of inbuilt memory which can be further expanded by up to 64 GB through Micro SD card. On the software front, Samsung Z1 runs on Tizen 2.3 OS.

Samsung Z1 includes a 3.1 mega pixel on its back surface and a 0.3 mega pixel front facing camera for video calling. It houses a 1500 mAh battery inside with ultra power saving mode which according to Samsung can deliver up to 8 hours of talk time and up to 7 hours of video playback on a single charge.

With Samsung Z1, users can enjoy around two million Bollywood or English songs for three months for free of cost via Hungama.com. Samsung has also joined hands with mobile TV services which allow users to watch their favorite TV shows or songs through nexGTv and Box TV for three months worth 1,750 INR.

Users of Samsung Z1 will get bundled subscription of 500 MB of 3G data for free from Reliance and Aircel for six months. It also comes with SOS alert system which gets activated when you press power button four times. A pre-loaded antivirus is also present on the device. Connectivity features include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Micro USB port and dual SIM functionality.

Commenting on the launch, Hyun Chil Hong, Samsung India Electronics president and CEO, said,”The smartphone market in India is rapidly evolving, with many consumers using their device as their screen of choice for content including videos, television programs, and video games, as well as a range of apps. We have customised the Samsung Z1 to meet these unique, entertainment-focused needs of local Indian consumers for a personal and reliable mobile experience.”

Key Specification of Samsung Z1:

Model Samsung Z1
Display 4 inch WVGA PLS TFT display
Processor 1.2 GHz dual core Spreadtrum SC7727S
Camera 3.1 MP rear camera and a VGA front camera
Battery 1500 mAh
RAM 768 MB
Internal Storage 4 GB
Dimensions and Weight 120.4×63.2×9.7 mm and 112 grams
Price 5,700 INR
Dual SIM Yes

Samsung Z1 will be available in three vibrant color options including White, Black and Wine Red for 5,700 INR starting from today.

Author: Pooja

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