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4/10
Informr score
The Samsung Z1 currently has an Informr score of 4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Tizen
Processor
1.2 GHz
Screen Size
4"
Camera
3+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Fone Arena

The Samsung Z1 is below average competing with Android smartphones in the similar price range. Good battery life and smooth user interface alone doesn’t make this a compelling buy. This could have been a great smartphone couple of years back if it had to compete with Nokia’s Asha series....

- Srivatsan, Fone Arena
Sammy Hub

Z1 offers a good battery life but when you keep it side-by-side with the competition running Android or Windows Phone, the phone falls considerably short. One way Samsung can bring consumers aboard is undercutting the competition with a lucrative price.

- kunal, Sammy Hub


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Screen Size
4"

The Samsung Z1's screen size is 4 inches with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.2 GHz

There is a Dual core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Tizen 2.3 (Update Available: 2.4) operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP

You can take photos with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with VGA (640 x 480) resolution.

Storage
4 GB

Internal memory is 4 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1500mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 480 minutes, 600 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Samsung Z1 Specs

Overview
Release date January 14, 2015
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Tizen 2.3 (Update Available: 2.4)

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Processor Dual core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 4 GB
RAM 768 MB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.54 W/kg
Body: 0.9 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to: 420 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 600 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 480 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors White, Black, Wine Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12 x 6.3 x 1 cm (4.7 x 2.5 x 0.4 in)
Weight 112 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density 233 pixels
Size 4 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
3+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, Exposure value
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4, ASF, FLV, AVI
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution
VGA (640 x 480)
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
Self-portrait
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, AMR-WB, MP3, M4A, OGG, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, ASF, AVI, FLV, MPEG-4
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
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