Details about Samsung’s entry-level Tizen-based smartphone leaked

By November 19th, 2014 AT 9:51 PM

After scrapping plans to release a high-end Tizen-based smartphone, the Samsung Z, the Korean smartphone giant is now focussing on the entry-level price segment to launch its first ever Tizen-based smartphone. SamMobile, usually a trusted source of information for Samsung products, has been able to identify specifications, icons, lock screen themes of the entry-level smartphone from Samsung based on Tizen platform. It will be released in India first.

Samsung Kiran Tizen 2.3 Leak Screenshot

 

Apparently, Samsung has codenamed the device (SM-Z130H) as ‘Kiran’, though its actual name isn’t known yet. It is expected to feature WVGA touchscreen display of unknown size, a 1.2GHz dual-core Spreadtrum SC7727S processor, Mali-400GPU, 512MB of RAM, a 3.2-megapixel primary camera with LED flash, and a VGA front-facing camera. Connectivity wise, the device will be equipped with dual-SIM card slot, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, FM Radio, and microUSB v2.0 port.

The UI design of Tizen OS v2.3 closely resembles to Samsung’s TouchWiz and all the icons are rounded off. The devices was expected to compete with Android One smartphones, but after having a look at these specifications, it looks like a competitor to Firefox OS based devices.

Source

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

2
Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 
2 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Samsung might launch the Galaxy S6 and a round-dial smartwatch at the MWC 2015DUANE Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
trackback

[…] Moreover, along with the Galaxy S6, Samsung could also announce a round-dial smartwatch. According to the report by SamMobile, the Samsung smartwatch is codenamed ‘Orbis’ and will be released at the MWC this year. The smartwatch will be based on the Tizen OS. […]

DUANE
DUANE

Wow… 1st Post 🙂

Recent Posts

Forthcoming Android Version Will Just Be Called ‘Android 10’

Google, which named its operating system versions after tasty treats like Lollipop and KitKat, has announced that it will just...

Vodafone Rs 20 Prepaid Talk Time Plan Reintroduced With 28 Days Service Validity Extension

Vodafone has reintroduced its Rs 20 talk time plan for prepaid users in select circles. This time around, the plan...

Motorola One Action First Impressions: A Smartphone Packing an Action Camera

Motorola has been betting on its new One series of smartphones which encompass new innovations. We have already seen the...