Samsung Z3 reportedly confirmed as the next Tizen OS smartphone


Earlier this week, we heard that Samsung would release "several" Tizen smartphones this year - probably because the Z1, which is the company's first commercially available handset to run Tizen OS (pictured above), is selling relatively well in the few markets where it's available.

While Samsung didn't provide details regarding its upcoming Tizen handsets, SamMobile reports that the next smartphone to be based on the new OS will be called Samsung Z3. It's not the first time we're hearing about this device, but now we know its model number (SM-Z300H), and SamMobile says its insiders can "confirm" that this is indeed the next Tizen smartphone to hit the market.

The features of the Z3 are yet to be confirmed. However, rumor has it that the smartphone will offer a 5-inch display, Tizen 3.0, a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of expandable storage space. A 5 MP rear camera, a 2 MP front-facing camera, and a 2000 mAh battery might also be included.

It's not clear exactly when the Samsung Z3 will be released, but we assume we're going to hear more about this pretty soon.

source: SamMobile

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14 Comments

1. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

What's next? Samsung Z3+?

3. PinheadLarry unregistered

Samsung Z3 neo core grand active light advance duos prime plus value edition.

5. waddup121 unregistered

im up rite now

2. Tziggy14

Posts: 623; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

I don't know why Samsung is still trying. The market is crowded enough. No one is going to switch to ANOTHER ecosystem.

6. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2314; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Considering that ecosystem is being run on everyday household items like your television, refrigerator, washer/dryer, etc. I would say they may have good reason to switch. It also runs all of your Android applications.

11. mixedfish

Posts: 1547; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

It's a phone made in India for Indians, clearly there's a market if they're gonna make the 3rd version.

12. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

if Samsung use Android, they need to pay license to Google, Microsoft, Apple and some others, so they create a new OS , who knows it would make them less dependence on Android

4. nuldolor5x.com unregistered

In my life, I will always use two phones. The galaxy note series is first in the line. I want a different OS for my second phone. Currently I am using the note 4 and will be upgrading to note 5 and a certain Chinese brand called tecno. I am thinking to get the Lumia 940 if it comes with dual sim option. Therefore, if tizen can make itself into flagships, I may buy one.

7. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Not hating but am I the only one who noticed that this phone looks really similar to the Iphone 4?

8. CultDude

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 24, 2015

This looks like the original Galaxy S, which looks like the Samsung F700.

9. GeekMovement unregistered

I'll be interested in looking into Tizen if they release a high-end flagship phone and bring it to the US market.

13. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

i dont think they would release a high end tizen phone, this phone is for low end market , its why samsung create them to run any app smoothly even with very low spec.

14. GeekMovement unregistered

That makes sense. It's too bad I'm so glued into only flagships.. I'm quite curious about all the new mobile OS.

10. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Bring it on! Tize n Symbia n Me ego!

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