Samsung Z4: Tizen -Powered Smartphone that Stands Out
Samsung has finally launched its much awaited Z4 which actually is the fourth handset in the existing Z-series. However, the company shuns the tag of feature phones and embraces smartphone technology for its latest, Tizen loaded handset.
Design and Display
Samsung Z4 isn’t the most aesthetic smartphone in town, measuring a mere 10.30mm in thickness. This handset weighs 143 grams to be exact.
When it comes to the screen real-estate this smartphone flaunts a 4.5-inch display, equipped with a resolution of 480x800 pixels. While the pixel density count for the same is a paltry 207ppi, this device exhibits decent viewing angles. Moreover, the WVGA panel is further safeguarded by a 2.5D curved glass which is actually the first for a gadget synonymous to the Z-series.
Processor and Operating Platform
In terms of the processing components, this gadget flaunts a quad-core CPU capable of clocking at speeds of up to 1.5GHz. In addition to all that, Samsung also offers 1GB of built-in RAM clubbed with 8 gigs of internal storage memory. The company also throws in a micro-SD slot offering an expandable limit of up to 128GB. However, instead of offering a dedicated memory slot, Samsung brings forth a hybrid module where the second SIM can be replaced with a memory card.
In addition to all that, this smartphone from Samsung runs Tizen 3.0 straight out of the closet.
When it comes to the imagery, Samsung Z4 features a 5MP primary shooter offering a lens aperture of f/2.2 and dual flashlight support. Other associated features include Panorama, HDR, face detection, geo tagging and HD video recording support.
This company also packs in a 5MP selfie shooter equipped with f/2.2 lens aperture and flashlight support. Lastly, both the camera units are optimized for social media and come with the best set of filters and enhancements.
Connectivity and Add-Ons
In terms of connectivity, this smartphone features 4G VoLTE support in addition to Bluetooth v4.0, GPS with GLONASS and micro-USB compatibility. Wireless support is also rendered to the same. Apart from that, Samsung features the FM Radio and a 3.5mm audio jack.
This handset brings forth a removable 2,050mAh battery module. The Li-Ion power unit is capable of lasting for a day under normal conditions.
Samsung Z4 comes at a pretty affordable price point and features two removable covers black and golden, within the box. This handset will soon start retailing from some of the leading offline stores.
When it comes to the utility and affordability, the Tizen-equipped Z4 is certainly one of the more sought after handsets in the existing category. Although the screen resolution isn’t of the highest quality, this smartphone certainly offers a lot of vibrancy for the budget price point. Moreover, the processing components are dependable.
The main highlight has to be the Tizen 3.0 operating platform that is loaded with several perks and security enhancements. In addition to all that, the camera modules on Samsung Z4 are the show stoppers.