Samsung has unveiled its Tizen based 4G smartphone Z4 in India and this is the first launch of the smartphone anywhere in the globe. The company said in coming weeks the phone will be launched in other markets. The Samsung Z4 is an entry level smartphone with a smaller display, of 4.5 inch, compared to current age smartphones that vary from 5 inch to 5.5 inch.
Samsung Z4 will be available for Rs 5,790, starting May 19th in mobile stores across India. Besides the gold back cover on the device, all users will get an additional back cover inbox.
“With more than 500 million feature phone users, India has immense potential for smartphone upgrade. As the market leader, we at Samsung consider it our priority to facilitate this journey towards smartphones. Our affordable Tizen series has been instrumental in catalyzing the smartphone upgrade and with Z4, we will offer yet another compelling product to affordable segment consumers,” said Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Samsung India Electronics.
The Samsung Z4 is based on Tizen 3.0 OS and is powered by 1.5 GHz quadcore processor. The phone comes with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB of internal storage capacity.
The Samsung Z4 is equipped with a front 5 megapixel camera and another 5 megapixel rear camera with dual tone flash. The Z4 is a 4G LTE device with VoLTE, and VoWiFi compatibility.
“We’re dedicated to providing our customers with devices that offer smarter mobile interactions,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “The Samsung Z4 brings a simplified mobile experience to first time smartphone users and represents our ongoing commitment to expanding the Tizen ecosystem.”
The Samsung Z4 offers efficient battery management features for extended use, including Battery Notifications and Power Planner. Battery Notifications allows users to set customized notifications so they can be alerted when the remaining battery power falls below a pre-set level. With Power Planner, users can pick from three different levels to manage their long-term battery use. Depending on the level, Power Planner will adjust the device’s configurations to maximize battery life to last for the selected time frame.
The Samsung Z4 camera lets users capture high-quality photos. Perfect for taking bright, clear selfies, the 5-megapixel front camera includes an F2.2 lens, LED flash and a variety of camera modes. The Samsung Z4 also has a rear 5-megapixel camera with dual LED flash so users can take crisp photos even when the subject is far away.
For the first time on the Z Series, the Samsung Z4 features 2.5D curved glass for a comfortable one-handed grip so users can take selfies or multitask on-the-go. The bright 4.5-inch display provides a superior viewing experience against the all black bezel for a polished look and feel.