Samsung launched the company’s latest Tizen OS smartphone (and the second smartphone) in India at a price tag of Rs. 8,490. It comes in Gold, Black & Silver colour and will be available across offline channels. It will be available on Snapdeal starting October 21st and as a promotional offer it comes with 1GB of free data per month for 2 months for Vodafone customers.
Mr. H.C Hong, President and CEO, Samsung India Electronics, said:
“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. 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.”
“We take immense pride in the Tizen OS, an inspiration to the world and a creation for the future. Our focus is to bring innovation that is meaningful; which will increase smartphone penetration and further catalyse the Digital India growth.”
Mr. Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, IT & Mobile at Samsung India, said:
“At Samsung we have always been at the forefront of innovation. It is our constant endeavor to bring new and exciting experiences for our consumers through cutting edge technology and unparalleled service. As consumers look for more relevance and personalization, it is our endeavor to give them what they want and put it together with great insight. Samsung Z3 is another step in this direction-loaded with My Galaxy, our new platform, which will not only deliver real & enduring value to consumers but also present an opportunity for the ecosystem to collaborate by leveraging consumer intelligence and technology.”
On the specifications front, it features 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum processor which is paired with 1GB of RAM. It runs on Tizen operating system 2.4 and has 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the imaging front, it features 8-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 120-degree wide-selfie mode for taking beautiful selfie & video-calling.
Samsung Z3 Camera Features
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
It packs 2600mAh battery.
Samsung Z3 Hands-On Video
It comes with Ultra Data Saving Mode and promises 40% savings in data across all the content & most apps. it also has My Galaxy app for personalized deals and offers and Mix Radio app with lifetime subscription. The My Galaxy app available on Tizen Store as well as on Google Play Store and Mix Radio has over 30 million tracks.
Samsung Z3 My Galaxy App Quick Overview
Samsung Z3 specifications
- Display: 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
- Processor:1.3 GHz quad-core Spreadtrum processor
- Memory:1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
- Operating System:Tizen OS 2.4
- Camera: 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture and 5MP front-facing camera, 120-degree wide selfie mode, f/2.2 aperture
- Dimensions: 70 x 141.6 x 7.9mm
- Weight: 137g
- Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- Battery: 2600mAh battery