India: Samsung Tizen Z3 smartphone unveiled. Specifications.




 South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled its latest Tizen-powered smartphone       Wednesday as part of efforts to boost sales in India and its neighboring countries.
The Samsung Z3, an upgrade from the Samsung Z1 released earlier this year, runs on the Tizen platform developed by Samsung, which is based on Google Inc.'s Android platform.
Samsung said shipments of the Samsung Z1, which went on sale in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in January, reached 1 million units as of end-June.
The latest Tizen smartphone comes with a price tag of 8,490 Indian rupees (US$130.43). The official sales will start on Oct. 21 in India.
With a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, the smartphone comes with improved camera features, with an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a 5-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
The device will also come with the "My Galaxy" application, which will provide various local information about movies, fashion, and travel.
With a 2,600 mAh battery, the device also boasts an "Ultra Power Saving Mode," which allows the smartphone to operate up to 33 hours using only 10 percent of the battery power.


Samsung said the release comes in line with expanding what it calls the ecosystem of Tizen. It latest Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch also runs on the platform.
NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA
LAUNCHAnnounced2015, October
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2015, October 21
BODYDimensions141.6 x 70 x 7.9 mm (5.57 x 2.76 x 0.31 in)
Weight137 g (4.83 oz)
SIMDual SIM
DISPLAYTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches (~69.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes
PLATFORMOSTizen OS, v2.3
ChipsetSpreadtrum
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 128 GB
Internal8 GB, 1 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimary8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, face detection
VideoYes
Secondary5 MP
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB v2.0
FEATURESSensorsAccelerometer, proximity
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML
JavaNo
 - MP4/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/AAC/Flac player
- Photo viewer
- Document viewer
BATTERY Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Stand-by
Talk time
MISCColorsBlack, Silver, Gold
Price group3/10


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