Samsung Z1

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Samsung Z1
CodenameKIRAN
BrandSamsung
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SeriesZ Series
Compatible networks2.5G, 3G
First released14 January 2015;
3 years ago
 (2015-01-14)
Availability by Region
  • India: January 2015
  • Bangladesh: February 2015
  • Sri Lanka: May 2015
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions100.4 mm (3.95 in) H
63.2 mm (2.49 in) W
9.7 mm (0.38 in) D
Weight112 g (4.0 oz)
Operating systemTizen 2.4[1]
System on chipSpreadtrum SC7727S[2]
CPUDual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7
GPUMali-400MP
Memory768 MB RAM
Storage4 GB
Removable storageUp to 64 GB microSDXC
Battery1500 mAh Li-ion
Data inputsGPS
Display4" (100mm) PLS TFT 480×800 WVGA (233 ppi)
Rear camera3.15 megapixels
Front camera0.3 MP
ConnectivityWi-Fi, Bluetooth 4, USB 2.0 (Micro-B port, USB charging)
Websitewww.samsung.com/in/z1/

The Samsung Z1 is a smartphone created by Samsung Electronics. It was the first phone to use the Tizen operating system.

It was released in India on January 2015, Bangladesh in February 2015 and Sri Lanka in May 2015.

The phone was succeeded by the Samsung Z3 in October 2015.

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The Samsung Z1 features a 480×800 WVGA PLS TFT 4-inch display with a pixel density of 233 pixels-per-inch.

It has a 1.2 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, 768 MB RAM, 4 GB of storage (with option for up to 64 GB of additional storage via microSDXC card) and a 1500 mAh battery.

The rear-facing camera is 3.15 megapixels with LED flash. The front-facing camera is 0.3 megapixels. The phone can record VGA (640×480) videos at 15fps.

Software[edit]

The Samsung Z1 comes with Samsung's own mobile operating system Tizen. The UI was specifically designed for users who were upgrading from feature phones to smartphones.

Sales[edit]

By June 2015 Samsung sold 1 million units.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samsung Z1". developer.tizen.org.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ http://www.devicespecifications.com/en/model/9f2531f9
  3. ^ Samsung Sale. "Samsung's Tizen-Powered Z1 Touches Sales of 1 Million units".