South Korean tech giant Samsung had announced its another newest Tizen OS-powered smartphone, the “Samsung Z4” for the selected tech markets across the world. The Samsung Z4 had been globally unveiled on Friday (May 12) last week. However, before being launched in India earlier this week, the Tizen-powered smartphone is now available for purchase starting today, May 19 in the country. Priced at Rs. 5,790 in India, the latest version of the Samsung Z series smartphones will be sold via all offline retail stores across the country in two body colour variants— Black and Gold.
Samsung Z4 is the fourth edition smartphone in Samsung Z series after Samsung Z1, Z2 and Z3, which runs on Samsung’s own Tizen 3.0 operating system. The first Samsung Tizen-powered smartphone was the Samsung Z, then the Samsung Z1, which was unveiled in January 2015. Next, the Samsung Z3, released in October 2015 and after that we got the Samsung Z2, which was launched in August last year at a price of Rs 4,590.
Samsung Z4 specifications and features: –
In terms of specifications, the Samsung Z4 sports a bright 4.5-inch display with a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and 2.5D curved glass on top. The smartphone is powered by a 1.5Ghz quad-core processor (unspecified chipset) coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory storage, which is further expandable by up to 128GB via a micro-SD card. On the software front, the device runs on Samsung’s own Tizen 3.0 operating system out of the box.
The main USP (unique selling point) of the Samsung’s new Z series member is its camera department. In terms of photography, the Samsung Z4 sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash. On the front side, the handset features a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash for capturing bright selfies and video calling. Samsung claims that both cameras on Samsung Z4 are “optimised for social media” and offer a wide range of features focused on convenience and productivity, including quick and easy access to the most frequently used functions. The convenient features include Quick Torch, Quick Talk, Quick Launch of the camera or Quick Switch without returning to the home screen.
In terms of connectivity, like the Samsung phones, the Samsung Z4 offers various connectivity options including 4G LTE, VoWiFi, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, a 3.5mm Audio port, and a microUSB 2.0 port for charging and data transfer. The Samsung Z4 has Samsung’s proprietary Ultra Power Saving mode and also comes with S Bike mode. The smartphone is backed by a 2050 mAh battery that claims to deliver up to 8 hours of 4G browsing. The Samsung Z4 measures at 132.9 x 69.2 x 10.3mm and weighs 143 grams.