After years of wait finally Samsung has launched a first Tizen platform based Smartphone on Sunday, which is named Samsung Z.
In the Smartphone industry, there are already some powerful platforms are available which is well established like Google’s Android, Apple’s IOS, Microsoft’s Windows OS and Blackberry’s OS.
Tizen is one more OS, which is based on Linux, it is an open source operating system for many devices like mobile, wearable gadgets, TVs and In-vehicle Infotainment. Tizen is a project within the Linux Foundation and is governed by a Technical Steering Group (TSG) composed of Samsung and Intel among others.
Now talking about Samsung Z Smartphone, if you look at the design and specifications of this phone there is nothing new to notice except the Tizen platform. The squared off edges of this phone is not so eye catching in terms of design form factor.
The most of the specifications and features of this phone are similar to Galaxy S4 and S5 Smartphones. But Samsung promises optimal performance with improved memory management, faster startup time, immediate multi-tasking capabilities, good graphic qualities, smoother scrolling and an improved performance for web browsing with faster speed.
It is obvious that with different operating system you will get a distinctive user interface with new home and application layout, it has TouchWiz interface and compatibility with Android apps.
But the phone will not have access to Google Play store.
Now take a look at the specification of this Smartphone:
|Display Type||Super AMOLED|
|Display Size||720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches|
|Processor||2.3 GHz Quad Core Processor|
|RAM||2 GB RAM|
|Internal Memory||16 GB|
|MicroSD Card||Yes, upto 64GB|
|Camera Primary||8 MP|
|Camera Secondary||2.1 MP|
|WLAN||802.11 a/b/g/n HT40|
The Samsung Z will be available in te third quarter of this year starting in Russia and Samsung plans to expand to other markets soon after.
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