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Samsung Finally Launches Its First Tizen Smartphone

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Published on 02 June 2014 10:03 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
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With Computex Taipei happening this week and the Tizen Developer Conference starting tomorrow in San Francisco, Samsung has finally announced their first Tizen smartphone. The Samsung Z is this forthcoming Tizen phone.

The Samsung Z smartphone is "optimized with a Tizen platform that offers fast and powerful software performance." This Tizen smartphone has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 2.3GHz quad-core processor, and 8MP camera.

The Samsung Z will be available to Russian consumers in the third quarter while it will expand to other markets after that point.

More information on the Samsung Z phone can be found via Samsung's Tomorrow Blog.

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