Tizen may not have the success that Samsung once hoped it would have, but the mobile operating system is still alive. The latest device to come equipped with it is a smartphone, the new Samsung Z3.

It succeeds the Samsung Z1 and offers substantially better hardware, but don’t bother comparing it to the likes of high-end Android smartphones. It has a 5-inch HD display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage and a 1.3GHz quad-core processor.

As for the software, the Samsung Z1 comes with a data saving mode and power saving mode for optimizing mobile data usage and battery life, respectively. Both front and back cameras have f/2.2 aperture. Selfie-centric shooting modes are available for the front-facing camera.

Samsung Z3 specs

Samsung Z3 Specs

  • Tizen OS
  • 5-inch Super AMOLED (720×1280 HD), ~294ppi
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • microSD support up to 128GB
  • 8-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 3G HSPA
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Dimensions: 141.6 x 70 x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 137g
  • 2600mAh battery

Like the Z1 before it, the Samsung Z3 is first headed to India for 8490 INR (approx. Php6,000). There’s no word on an international release yet.

[Source: Samsung]



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