Samsung Finally Outs Its First Tizen Phone – the Samsung Z

After months of waiting, Samsung has finally unveiled its first Tizen-powered phone – the Samsung Z. The phone is packing a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 720p resolution and is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. Surprisingly, the Samsung Z also has a fingerprint and heart rate sensor just like the Galaxy S5, as well as a Download Booster…



After months of waiting, Samsung has finally unveiled its first Tizen-powered phone – the Samsung Z.

The phone is packing a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 720p resolution and is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage.

Surprisingly, the Samsung Z also has a fingerprint and heart rate sensor just like the Galaxy S5, as well as a Download Booster feature and Ultra Power Saving Mode. At the back of the handset is an 8MP camera while a 2.1MP snapper rests at the front of the device. In terms of connectivity, the Samsung Z sports LTE-A, NFC and an IR sensor, along with the usual smartphone connectivity essentials like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

The phone will run on Tizen 2.2.1, which comes with a revamped layout and gives users the ability to change the UI using built-in themes.

The Samsung Z will initially launch in Russia by Q3 2014 with other markets to follow shortly. Moreover, the phone will be showcased at the company’s Tizen Developer conference this week.

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