Samsung launches first smartphone with Tizen OS

June 3, 2014 2:30 am

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its first smartphone built around the Tizen operating system, Tech Hive has reported. Featuring a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display and a 2.3 GHz Quad-core application processor, the Samsung Z, described by the South Korean company as the first commercially available Tizen smartphone, will run Tizen 2.2.1. The handset has a built-in fingerprint sensor and an ultra power-saving mode that lets the phone stay in operation even at minimal battery levels in emergencies. It comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory and a microSD slot that supports up to 64GB.