Samsung Z1 unveiled in India

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Pradeep Chakraborty
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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd launched the first Tizen powered smartphone for India, the Samsung Z1.


Samsung Z1Appealing to millions of potential users in India, the Samsung Z1 offers exclusive benefits for localized entertainment apps and a simple user interface that makes mobility easier and more enjoyable, even for the first-time smartphone users.

Built on the lightweight Tizen platform, the Samsung Z1 delivers a faster boot time and quick access to apps, along with enhanced web performance to offer users faster page loading times with decreased data usage. The Samsung Z1 is equipped with long-lasting battery performance and also features ‘Ultra Power Saving Mode’ to ensure users can always stay connected, even at the minimal battery levels.

“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,” said Hyun Chil Hong, president and CEO, Samsung India Electronics, “We have customized the Samsung Z1 to meet these unique, entertainment-focused needs of local Indian consumers for a personal and reliable mobile experience."


The user interface on the Samsung Z1 is simple and easy to use, offering faster and smoother device performance when combined with the lighter Tizen platform. Powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 768 MB RAM and 4GB internal memory expandable up to 64GB with a microSD card, the device features dual SIM support and delivers a seamless and user-friendly smartphone experience.

The smartphone is equipped with a long-lasting 1500mAh battery enabling seven hours of non-stop videos and 8 hours of talk time. The battery life has been further enhanced with the unique ‘Ultra Power Saving Mode’ which lets the phone remain operational in important situations, even at minimal battery levels.

The Samsung Z1 is equipped with a superior 4” WVGA PLS screen, made with advanced Samsung technology. The screen allows consumers to enjoy games, videos and other multimedia content to the fullest with crystal clear resolution. The smartphone is equipped with a 3.1 megapixel rear camera that allows high quality shots even in low light settings and a VGA front camera with an auto face detect feature to easily capture more natural selfies.

The Samsung Z1 is priced at INR 5,700/- and will be available in India from January 14th in White, Black and Wine Red.

The Samsung Z1 customers can access the wonderful world of Internet, apps and social networking on the 3G networks of Reliance Communications and Aircel. Users will get up to 500MB of 3G data free every month over a six-month period allowing them to download and surf at will; thus make the fullest use of their smartphone. With up to 3 GB of data over a six-month period, Samsung has ensured tremendous and relevant value in the hands of the Samsung Z1 customer.

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