Samsung is the world largest android smartphone manufacturer, it entirely dominates the android world. Still, the company wants to create an extra space of its own in the mobile market.

Samsung has launched it’s Tizen OS-based Samsung Z2 in India. The first Tizen-based smartphone to support high-speed 4G LTE connectivity. To add to the mix, Samsung has packed Reliance Jio 4G preview offer with the smartphone. This offers 90 days of unlimited 4G LTE data benefits, unlimited voice minutes, messaging (SMS) and exclusive access to Jio’s app ecosystem.

Tizen devices are still in the nascent stage, so Samsung has strategically placed the smartphone as a low-end affordable 4G smartphone. The Samsung Z2 is priced at Rs 4,590 and available exclusively via Paytm. It will also be made available through Samsung’s extensive offline retail shops starting from August 29th.

Samsung launches Tizen OS based Z2, comes with Jio 4G preview offer

Coming to the specification, the Samsung Z2 flaunts a modest 4-inch WVGA display with a resolution of 800×480 pixels. The mobile is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. For storage, the smartphone carries 8GB inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 128GB using microSD card.

On the photography side, the Samsung Z2 comes with a 5-megapixel camera on the back with flash support and a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. For connectivity, the mobile got high-speed 4G LTE network with VoLTE support along with 3G and 2G networks. Other connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB OTG support.

Now coming to the main attraction, the Samsung Z2 runs on the refined Tizen OS which has somewhat all functionality of its counterpart android smartphones. The mobile is pre-loaded with several Samsung apps including the ultra data saving (UDS) mode that can save up to 40% of your data usage. S bike mode for safer bike rides and My Money Transfer that allows you to transact money to anyone and support by popular banks in India.

In addition, the smartphone is also pre-loaded with social apps like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp along with Cricbuzz, YouTube, Hotstar, OLA and Quikr app to name a few.

Samsung Z2 specification

  • 4-inch WVGA display (800×480 pixels)
  • 1.5GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • Tizen OS
  • 8GB internal storage and expandable using microSD card
  • 5MP front-facing camera and 0.3MP back camera
  • dual SIM
  • 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • 1,500mAh battery

The Samsung Z2 will compete directly with Reliance’s LYF branded android smartphones, especially the smartphones under its flame series.

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