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Samsung Z1 gets another OTA update

Samsung Z1 gets another OTA update

30 March, 2015 | comments (5)

Samsung's Tizen-based Z1 smartphone, which went on sale in India back in January this year, has received another over-the-air (OTA) update. Sized at 26.9MB, the update has build number Z130HDDU0BOC7 and brings Tizen to version 2.3.0.1. Given...

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Samsung Z2 with a qHD screen might already be in the works

Samsung Z2 with a qHD screen might already be in the works

17 February, 2015 | comments (20)

Samsung's pioneer Tizen-powered handset has been getting a lot of attention recently. Despite its plain appearance and unimpressive hardware users seem to be all over the smartphone, presumably because of the brand new and exciting OS and its...

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Tizen-running Samsung Z1 sells 100K units a month after launch

Tizen-running Samsung Z1 sells 100K units a month after launch

16 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Tizen had to repeat first grade a couple of times, but now it's finally on a phone, the Samsung Z1. The handset launched in mid-January this year and by the end of the month had sold 50,000 units. Since then the number had grown to 100,000. So...

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Samsung Z1 costs USD $90 upon launch in Bangladesh

Samsung Z1 costs USD $90 upon launch in Bangladesh

08 February, 2015 | comments (38)

A few days ago we reported that the Tizen-based Samsung Z1 has just launched in Malaysia, but back then it wasn't clear exactly how much it costs. New information came through today suggesting the Samsung Z1 is priced at 6,900 Bangladeshi Taka or...

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Tizen-running Samsung Z1 now available in Bangladesh

Tizen-running Samsung Z1 now available in Bangladesh

06 February, 2015 | comments (26)

The first Tizen smartphone - Samsung Z1 - was finally launched last month and the first market to get it was India. According to Samsung about 30% of the Indian phone users aren't relying on a smartphone and this where Samsung Z1 wanted...

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Samsung Z1 gets two software updates in a single week

Samsung Z1 gets two software updates in a single week

27 January, 2015 | comments (17)

Samsung has undoubtedly been investing a lot of effort in its own Tizen platform. The Samsung Z1 entry-level smartphone is truly vital in this respect as it is currently the sole ambassador of the new OS in the mobile world and as such needs to make...

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Tizen-powered Samsung Z1 sells 50,000 units

Tizen-powered Samsung Z1 sells 50,000 units

27 January, 2015 | comments (104)

Samsung premiered its first Tizen-based smartphone - the Samsung Z1 in India 10 days ago and has in that time span managed to sell 50 thousand unit of it. That's an impressive number for the maker, especially for a first-time device. This could...

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Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 in India

Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 in India

25 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 smartphone in India. The Korean giant launched the affordable device in the country earlier this month. The device’s manufacturing process will take place in Samsung’s Noida facility in India....

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Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

17 January, 2015 | comments (8)

It has been a busy week, with intriguing announcements taking place in various parts of the world. To make sure you haven't missed anything here's the quick recap of all the new phones that debuted over the past 7 days. Arguably, the most...


Samsung Z1 Tizen-based smartphone goes official

Samsung Z1 Tizen-based smartphone goes official

14 January, 2015 | comments (101)

Just a day after there were reports that Samsung will launch its Z1 smartphone in India this week, the device has been launched with a price tag of INR 5,700 ($92). It is the company’s first Tizen OS-based smartphone in the country, and is available...

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Samsung Z1 leaks in live photos, launch date confirmed

Samsung Z1 leaks in live photos, launch date confirmed

26 December, 2014 | comments (134)

The Samsung Z1 Tizen-based smartphone leaked almost a week ago with details regarding the phone's availability and specs. A new set of live photos of the phone showed up today however, further giving us reason to believe Samsung won't back out of...

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Tizen-based Samsung Z1 leaks, launches in India on Jan 18

Tizen-based Samsung Z1 leaks, launches in India on Jan 18

21 December, 2014 | comments (51)

The first Tizen-based smartphone - Samsung Z - was abruptly cancelled after all Tizen partners backed off the project. Samsung then decided to continue developing Tizen, but instead of targeting high-end devices, as the Samsung Z was supposed to be,...

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Samsung launching Tizen-based smartphone in India this month

Samsung launching Tizen-based smartphone in India this month

01 December, 2014 | comments (57)

Samsung is planning to launch a Tizen-based smartphone in India this month. Dubbed Z1, the device will reportedly be priced under $100 (INR6,000), and will be launched at a press conference on December 10. As the price indicates, Z1 will be a...

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Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

20 November, 2014 | comments (73)

New screenshots of Samsung's Tizen 2.3 have surfaced, courtesy of Tizen Indonesia. The latest version of Tizen OS looks a lot more colorful than before with updated icons. Samsung has also used bold color choices throughout the user...

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More details about Tizen-based Samsung SM-Z130H leak

More details about Tizen-based Samsung SM-Z130H leak

17 November, 2014 | comments (34)

Samsung is working on a low-end smartphone running Tizen, which it will launch in India at some point in the future. The device, known so far just by its model number (SM-Z130H), is actually codenamed Kiran, internally at Samsung. After the...

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Dual-screen YotaPhone 2 to launch on December 3

Dual-screen YotaPhone 2 to launch on December 3

17 November, 2014 | comments (17)

Yota Devices, the maker of the YotaPhone 2, announced earlier today its plan for a December 3 event. It will take place in London and the YotaPhone 2 will be presented and possibly officially released to market. The phone manufacturer stated its...

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Sony IMX230 sensor features 192-point autofocus, Z4 bound

Sony IMX230 sensor features 192-point autofocus, Z4 bound

17 November, 2014 | comments (58)

Sony just unveiled its latest mobile IMX230 EXMOR RS camera sensor, which might very well be the star on the back of the future Xperia Z4. The sensor shoots at 21MP resolution, just like the IMX135 it replaces, and uses stacked design. Sony says...

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Samsung Gear S starts selling in Canada for $399

Samsung Gear S starts selling in Canada for $399

17 November, 2014 | comments (22)

The Samsung Gear S, which is a proud winner of a CES 2015 Innovation award, has made it to Canada and now retails for $399. The gadget is only available through Samsung's official stores. Soon you can expect to see the smartwatch in BestBuy...

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Samsung SM-Z130H pops up with a 480p display, Tizen OS 2.3

Samsung SM-Z130H pops up with a 480p display, Tizen OS 2.3

11 November, 2014 | comments (28)

The user-agent profile of the yet unannounced Samsung SM-Z130H smartphone has popped up revealing some of the phone's specs. By the looks of it, the phone will sport a 1.2GHz CPU on the ARMv7 architecture (probably quad-core Cortex-A7 on the...

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Tizen-running dual-SIM Samsung phone spotted at the FCC

Tizen-running dual-SIM Samsung phone spotted at the FCC

31 October, 2014 | comments (18)

Samsung's been theoretically launching Tizen smartphones left and right for years. Actually though, we've yet to see one shipping product running the mobile OS that was once seriously thought to be able to take on Android. For the umpteenth time,...

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