Screenshot of the Tizen operating system that the Samsung Z1 runs
|Compatible networks||2.5G, 3G|
|First released||14 January 2015|
|Availability by country||
|Related||Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2|
|Dimensions||100.4 mm (3.95 in) H
63.2 mm (2.49 in) W
9.7 mm (0.38 in) D
|Weight||112 g (4.0 oz)|
|Operating system||Tizen 2.4|
|System on chip||Spreadtrum SC7727S|
|CPU||Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7|
|Memory||768 MB RAM|
|Removable storage||Up to 64 GB microSDXC|
|Battery||1500 mAh Li-ion|
|Display||4" (100mm) PLS TFT 480 x 800 WVGA (233 ppi)|
|Rear camera||3.15 megapixels|
|Front camera||0.3 MP|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4, USB 2.0 (Micro-B port, USB charging)|
The Samsung Z1 is a smartphone developed and produced by Samsung Electronics and the first to have the Tizen operating system; it was released in the Indian market on 14 January 2015. The software and user interface (UI) of the Tizen 2.3 platform has been developed at Samsung’s Bangalore R&D lab, and the Z1 smartphones are manufactured in the Noida facility. Samsung later updates Samsung Z1 to Tizen version 2.4
The Samsung Z1 features a 480×800 WVGA PLS TFT 4-inch display, and provides a pixel density of 233 ppi (pixels-per-inch), powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, 768MB RAM, 4GB of internal memory, up to 64 GB of microSDXC storage, and a 1500 mAh battery.
The Samsung Z1 comes with Samsung's own mobile operating system, Tizen specifically 2.3 version. The UI was specifically designed for users who were upgrading from feature phones to smartphones. Being Built on the Tizen platform that also powers products like Samsung televisions, cameras and wearable devices. Samsung has started rolling out the Tizen 2.4 update included Ultra Data Saving Mode, password protected private memos.
The main (rear-facing) camera is a CMOS 3.15 MP with LED flash but no auto focus. It is capable of recording VGA (640x480) videos at 15fps. The secondary (front-facing) camera is a CMOS 0.3 MP camera.
The Samsung Z1 was launched in January 2015 and in June of that year Samsung reported that 1 million units had been sold.