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Purported live photo of entry-level Samsung Z LTE handset leaks

Purported live photo of entry-level Samsung Z LTE handset leaks

25 May, 2015 | comments (4)

An alleged live photo of an unannounced Samsung Z LTE smartphone made the rounds online. According to the image’s source, the Tizen OS smartphone is said to be a variant of the entry-level Samsung Z1 with 4G LTE connectivity. After comparing...

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Samsung Z1 tops charts in Bangladesh in Q1

Samsung Z1 tops charts in Bangladesh in Q1

23 May, 2015 | comments (36)

Samsung's only Tizen-based smartphone, the Z1, was the top smartphone in Bangladesh in the first quarter of the ongoing year, according to a latest report from market research firm Counterpoint. The South Korean company captured the second...

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Alleged photos of Samsung Z2 with Tizen OS leak out

Alleged photos of Samsung Z2 with Tizen OS leak out

04 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Purported live photos of an upcoming Samsung Z2 smartphone with Tizen OS made the rounds online. The entry-level handset is expected to debut at some point over the next couple of months. As you can see above, the upcoming device looks like...

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Samsung’s Tizen Store now available worldwide

Samsung’s Tizen Store now available worldwide

01 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Samsung has made the Tizen Store available in 182 countries around the world, even as the company's only Tizen-based smartphone - the Z1 - is currently only available in India and Bangladesh, according to Wall Street Journal. The move...

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Latest Samsung Z1 OTA update brings new WhatsApp shortcut

Latest Samsung Z1 OTA update brings new WhatsApp shortcut

21 April, 2015 | comments (12)

Samsung's Tizen-based Z1 smartphone, which went on sale in India back in January this year, has received a fresh over-the-air (OTA) update. Sized at 17.3MB, the update carries build number Z130HDDU0BOD7, and brings along several bug fixes,...

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Expansys now selling Samsung Gear S for £275

Expansys now selling Samsung Gear S for £275

20 April, 2015 | comments (11)

UK e-retailer Expansys has dropped the price of Samsung's Gear S smartwatch, which was unveiled back in September last year at IFA and went on sale a couple of months later, from the usual £330 ($494) to £275 ($412). The price drop, however,...

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Rumor details Samsung Z1 successor and global Tizen model

Rumor details Samsung Z1 successor and global Tizen model

14 April, 2015 | comments (18)

According to a new report, Samsung is hard at work on the Z1 smartphone with Tizen OS on board. The Korean giant is also said to be developing a global Tizen smartphone, which will be available in key markets such as the United States, China, Korea,...

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Samsung Z1 gets another OTA update

Samsung Z1 gets another OTA update

30 March, 2015 | comments (8)

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 (25)

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 (31)

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 (43)

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 (140)

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 (109)

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 (135)

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 (53)

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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