Samsung Z2, the third Tizen powered smartphone from Samsung is anticipated to launch todayat an event in New Delhi on Tuesday that’s scheduled to begin at 11:30am IST.
Samsung Z2, a newTizen OS based phone could be launched in India today. The company has sent out invites for a new smartphone launch in the country. Tizen is Samsung’s own OS, and it powers the company’s smartwatches including the Gear S2, as well its other smart products like the Samsung fridge, TVs and so on.The smartphone was also leaked in alleged images, showing a design similar to the Samsung Z3, but featuring a textured back panel. Finally, the smartphone was also leaked in a promotional video suggestingfeatures like Ultra Data Saving Mode. The video once again showed a design close to the Z3.
Key phone Specifications:
No official sources have confirmed about the specifications of the phone but rumour has it that the new product from Samsung will be a budget smartphone in quite an affordable price range which in turn limits the functionality which will prevent it from competing against it’s contemporaries who have a comparatively superior specification.
This budget friendly device has a 1.5 GHz Quad-core Processor. The processor enables smooth functioning of theTizen OS in synchronization with the handset. This device has Accelerometer and Proximity sensor built-in. Within its hood, the Z2 has 8GB of internal memory accompanied by 1GB of RAM. There is an external storage slot that supports up to 64 GB card.
The Samsung Z2 is rumoured to sport a 4-inch or a 4.5-inch capacitive touch screen AMOLED display with 960 x 540 pixels resolution. The pixel density of this device is clocked in at 275 ppi. This device brings out the latest offering from Samsung, the Tizen 3.0 OS that is alleged to have many similarities with the Tizen UI that is found on the SUHD TV by Samsung. As anticipation goes, this device will also house either a 1500 mAh or a 2000 mAh battery that goes onboard. Additionally, this device also features Bluetooth (v 4.0) along with Micro USB (v2.0) Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot). The handset also features MP3, WAV,WMA, eAAC+, Radio support. You can also get socially connected with the enabled social network apps on this device. The Z2 has a HTML5 browser, GPRS and EDGE connectivity as well as 3G (HSDPA, HSUPA) connectivity along with GPS.
The Z2 has a 5 MP rear camera along with 0.3 MP front facing snapper. The camera features LED Flash.
How much is the phone priced and where will it be available?
Post it’s launch on Tuesday the Samsung Z2 Tizen will be available on all E-commerce platforms like Flipkart or Amazon with cash-on-delivery benefits. The Z2 will be released in Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Turkey, South Africa, Indonesia, and the United Arab Emirates, and it’s expected to cost around $70 or approximately Rs 4700.