A lot of rumors about Samsung switching from Android to Tizen OS. Today, Samsung has finally launched its First Tizen-powered Smartphone, named Samsung Z.
The Samsung Z comes with a 4.9-inch, 1280x720 Super AMOLED display, 2.3GHz quad-core processor (probably the Snapdragon 800), 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory with microSD card support, 8 megapixel rear camera, 2.1 megapixel front camera, LTE, NFC, IR sensor, 2600mAh battery and version 2.2.1 of Tizen OS.
The Samsung Z also has a fingerprint sensor in the home button and a heart rate monitor on the back, which first debuted on the Galaxy S5.
There doesn't seem anything particularly new or appealing about the Tizen OS as of now but Samsung does promise fast performance, quick multitasking and high quality web browsing experience. The UI is somewhat similar to the one on the new Galaxy S5.
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Samsung announced a 7-inch Phablet called Samsung Galaxy W, it's the biggest smartphone on the market, you may called it a tablet but its listed as a smartphone (phablet) on Samsung's website. Galaxy W has a very big body but with thinner bezels to make it easier to grip with one hand.
Despite the size, the Galaxy W does not exactly come with premium hardware inside. It has a 1280 x 720 resolution display in the aforementioned 7-inch size, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB internal memory with microSD card support, 8 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front camera, 3200mAh battery, and oddly enough, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean instead of KitKat.
The Galaxy W will be priced at 499,400 KRW (About $487) in Korea and will be available in black, white and red.
Samsung will introduce a new AMOLED tablet on June 12th, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4, both with a High-res QHD display 2560 x 1600 pixels. The two slates are both driven by an Octa-Core Exynos 5420 processor and include 3GB RAM.
A Live Photo of the 10.5 variant has appeared online (Photo above). However, the photo is in low-res thought!
These Samsung Galaxy Tab S slates are also both equipped with an 8MP rear-facing snapper with a 2.1MP camera in front. A fingerprint scanner is embedded in the home button, exactly where it is on the Samsung Galaxy S5. Android 4.4.2 is pre-installed. Stay tuned for more info with the launch.
You probably heard about VR (Virtual Reailty) headsets, it sent you to a different virtual world, until now it has no practical use in our daily lives but this is about to change. According to a confirmed report by Engadget, Samsung is working on its own VR headset and that it will be announced some time this year.
Samsung's headset is said to work with its Galaxy range of products. The current prototypes, already in use by some developers, are working off current flagship devices, such as the Galaxy S5, but the final version will work only with next generation Samsung devices due to additional power demands.
The headset will feature OLED displays, with quality better or on par with the Oculus Rift. There is no word on whether it will have wired or wireless connectivity with your Samsung device. The device is being made specifically for games, although it remains to be seen how current Android games will work with something like this. Samsung didn't have any comments on this reports, So Let's wait and see what Samsung is up to.