Samsung India today expanded the Tizen ecosystem with the introduction of the Samsung Z4, a smartphone which sells simple user experience for the first user. India will be the first market where Samsung Z4 goes on sale.
The most interesting aspect of the new phone is its cameras. The Samsung z4 sports a 5- megapixel rear camera with dual- led flash support and at the front, it features a 5- megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture and led flash support. Samsung claims that both front and rear cameras on Samsung z4 are optimised for social media and offer features focused on convenience and creativity.
The Samsung Z4 has 4.5-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) display with 2.5d curved glass on top, which Samsung says it is the Z series Tizen Smartphone. It is powered by 1.5GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM
The smartphone comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 128 GB). Offered bu Samsung Include 4G Volte, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0. The smartphone houses a 2050mAh battery. The Samsung z4 measures 132.9×69.2×10.3mmand weighs 143 grams.
Tizen vs Android: What’s the difference?
- Start-up – Tizen is lightweight and offers a faster start-up compared to Android.
- Smoother scrolling – Tizen offers improved scrolling and rendering performance for web browsing.
- Notification bar – Just like devices running Samsung’s TouchWiz UI there will be a swipe down notification bar on Tizen devices.
- 3D – Tizen will offer 3D window effects with support for apps and games that require advanced 3D graphics.
- Multi-tasking and multi-touch – Multi-tasking and multi-touch gestures are supported just like on Android devices.
- Dynamic boxes – Tizen’s dynamic box icons can be resized to show more or less information.
- 64-bit processors – Tizen version 3 will support 64-bit processors, which is something that Google is working on for its next Android update.
Source – Quora
The nearest comparable 2.5D screen smartphone is LG’s K7 Volte which is costlier than Samsung Z4. LG K7 features with a 2.5D display which is similar to its flagship G5. The only and major con of Tizen would not have a huge availability of app supports. As Samsung releases it’s flagships in Andriod, a much-touted rival of Tizen. It looks like Samsung is pushing its eco-system at entry level devices.
This article mostly based out of press release. Not the conclusion though 🙂