Samsung Z3 to have a Super AMOLED display, could be a decent Tizen smartphone

Samsung Z3 to have a Super AMOLED display, could be a decent Tizen smartphone

After launching the Z1 and selling 1 million units of it, Samsung is now getting ready to introduce a second smartphone that runs Tizen OS. Reportedly, this new handset is called Samsung Z3 (despite the fact that a Z2 doesn't exist), and won't have the modest features of the Z1.

According to SamMobile, the Z3 will sport a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 inches (definitely superior to the 4-inch, 480 x 800 pixels screen of the Z1), being powered by a quad-core Spreadtrum SC7730S processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. The new handset should also feature dual SIM capabilities, 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory, a 5 MP front-facing camera, and an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash. Weighing 140 grams and measuring 141.5 x 70 x 9.5 mm, the Z3 reportedly includes a 2600 mAh battery.

The Z3 (model number SM-Z300H) was recently imported to India for testing purposes as well as for a "partnering event", which might mean Samsung is planning to announce it at the end of July during the Indian Tizen Developer Summit.

Just like the Z1 (pictured above), the Samsung Z3 is likely going to be released in India first, though we won't be surprised to see it available in various other markets at about the same time.

sources: SamMobile, Zauba via GSM Arena

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12 Comments

1. iphonexus

Posts: 130; Member since: Jan 04, 2015

I will buy one as a backup phone

3. Cyberchum

Posts: 1017; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Will or would? Don't plan on doing so until you know it's retail price. It'd be quite costly if you consider the price of the Z1.

4. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Z1 costs $82 in my country. So is it Costly?

7. Guaire

Posts: 855; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

That price maybe isn't much, but considering what you are getting with that, it seems not a good deal at all.

2. waddup121 unregistered

Whatever they say...

5. Arthurhkt

Posts: 721; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

So far the Samsung Z series is the only Samsung smartphone that I truly recommended(For backup or budget limit), they are well optimized than their Galaxy's(Android) counter part.

6. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

Remember when critics laughed off Samsung's phablet category, SuperAmoled display, exynos CPUS? ? Now who's the King¿¿ waiting for Tizen to mature and Samsung's camera sensors. .n there you are ; Samsung gonna be self sufficient in every component of mobile hardware and software. Tizen is a light weight Os unlike android. .n therefore. . will be superfast and issues raised abt "touchwiz" lag , (which I never concur because touchwiz provides way better functionality and options not available in stock android or ios) will be of the past . Samsung will be solely the envy of other OEMS ^Bm ™

8. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Samsung don't even care about tizen tizen is only a low end OS even Android and WP are better in price Samsung do it cause its low end sucks.

9. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

No, actually Samsung never starts on a project for the sake of it. .they do it for R&Ds purpose.. their intention is to be sole OEM ,self dependent in everything in future.. producing every component both hardware and software. .by its own. By this it will not depend on other mfgs. .hence maximising profit and production to sell to other OEMS. It aims to be in the leagues of the fruit company in terms of revenues . (sighs). The tizen is being prep for IOT; it's already in smart watches, TV and it's gonna be the sole OS on most other Samsung devices. Samsung will eventually cut ties with Google os after full d3v of Tizen and gaining support of Apps Development. ^Bm ™

10. Topcat488

Posts: 1411; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

It'll be a good 5 years before the "Galaxy Apps" Store from Samsung even threaten Android... It's all about Apps for smartphones these days... Tizen IOT, will be another IOS type platform, that Samsung will use to further combat Apple but they will NEVER completely pull out of Android. O.o

11. Topspliff

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 21, 2013

Bring it on Sammy, I'm happy to go to Tizen, I already have the Gear 2 Watch and love the battery life compared to Android Wear, I just bought a UHD TV from Sammy also running Tizen, the TV is off to on full image half a second! It's very quick and and the OS is smoooth! I would love to see Sammy maybe release a Tizen version of the Galaxy A5, as that is a very nice phone, and at some point would love to try it on my Note 4, interesting times ahead!

12. justttclassified

Posts: 37; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Would definitely love to see tizen on a decent Samsung phone

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