Tizen powered Samsung Z3 launched in India; price, specifications
Tizen powered Samsung Z3 launched in India; price, specificationsSamsung Press Kit

Samsung has launched the new Tizen OS powered Z3 series smartphone in India.

"The launch of Samsung Z3 re-emphasizes India's significance as a key centre for innovation and development on the Tizen operating system, with India being the first country to globally launch the Z3," said H.C Hong, president and CEO, Samsung India Electronics.

"We were encouraged by the huge popularity of Samsung Z1, the first Tizen OS powered smartphone that sold over one million units within six months of its launch earlier this year," he added.

The new Samsung Z3 sports 5.0-inch super AMOLED display and comes packed with 1.3GHz Spreadtrum CPU backed by 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory and 2600 mAh battery.

A key aspect of Samsung Z3 is that it runs on the company's proprietary Tizen v2.4 OS. It comes pre-loaded with value-added features such as My Galaxy, Mix Radio, Ultra Data and Power Saving modes, Special Days UX and Enhanced Messaging and other features which are specifically made with Indian consumers in mind.

Another note-worthy feature is the Ultra Data Saving mode, which comes with data compression and app management capabilities to help users save up to 40% mobile data and up to 50% longer standby time.

Samsung Z3 India release and price details:

The company has confirmed that the new Samsung Z3 will be made available across India for ₹8,490. Snapdeal has been roped in as the exclusive online seller in India.

Key specifications of Samsung Z3:

Model Samsung Z3
Display 5.0-inch HD super AMOLED screen
OS Tizen v2.4
Processor 1.3GHz Spreadtrum ( SC7730SI) CPU
RAM 1GB
Storage capacity 8GB, expandable up to 128GB
Camera
  • Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, , Interval Shot, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Beauty Face, Night, Panorama, Pro, Dream Shot, auto
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture, Wide Selfie
Battery 2600 mAh
Special Make for India features My Galaxy, Mix Radio, Ultra Data and Power Saving modes, Special Days UX and Enhanced Messaging—features are specifically made with Indian consumers in mind
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots (type: micro),USB 2.0, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/GLONASS, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz), Ultra Data Saving mode comes with data compressing technology and app management capabilities to help users save up to 40% mobile data and up to 50% longer standby time.
Dimensions 141.6 x 70.0 x 7.9 mm
Weight 137 g
Colour options Gold, Black and Silver
Price Rs. 8,490
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