After a whole list of rumors, leaks, Wi-Fi certification and FCC certification reports, Samsung has finally made the fourth iteration of its Tizen powered smartphone official. In the words of President Dj Koh himself, “The Samsung Z4 brings a simplified mobile experience to first-time smartphone users and represents our ongoing commitment to expanding the Tizen ecosystem.” It has to be said that when Koh said, “simplified mobile experience,” he wasn’t kidding, because the Z4 is as simple as they come! Check out the specifications below to get a second hand taste of the simplicity at work here.
4.5-inch display with a resolution of 480×800
1.5GHz quad-core SoC
1GB of RAM
5mp cameras with flash, both in front and at the back of the device
Dual SIM support
Frankly, I have no idea why Samsung would even release a handset like that, or who would buy them. If you are new to smartphones, you are much better off with a low end Android smartphone than one that is powered by Samsung’s allegedly insecure and buggy OS. The only people who might buy them are those that have no idea how much more they can get for their money, especially in emerging markets like India. By the way, that’s exactly where Samsung is launching the handset first in May…
Saikat Kar (tech-enthusiast)