As we know Samsung is the smartphone market leader from last 4-5 years, but due to new chinese brands like Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, Gionee and more Samsung is losing its market share. Samsung launches the Z1 around 10 months back and it was a unique smartphone as it is running Tizen os. Tizen is a new os for smartphones, earlier it was used in other consumer products like cameras, smart TVs and etc. Considering that Tizen is not a fairly new os for smartphone the Samsung Z1 gained popularity and it was a success for Samsung. Now Samsung recently launched the upgraded version of Z1 the Samsung Z3. It is priced at 8399 INR which is around 125 USD. So Samsung Z3 is for whom? and does the Samsung Z3 with Tizen os is a better option as compared to Android and Windows smartphones? let’s find out.
Samsung Z3 specs
|Android||Tizen os version 2.3.|
|Form factor||141.6 x 70 x 7.9 mm137 g.|
|Screen||5.0 inches 720p HD Super AMOLED display @ 294 ppi.|
|Processor||Quad-core Spreadtrum processor clocked at 1.3 GHz.|
|Ram||1 GB DDR3.|
|Camera||8 MP camera with Flash Support, Modes – Auto, Beauty Face, Continuous Shot, Interval Shot, Panorama, One Touch Shoot.Video 1080p@30fps.Secondary 5 MP|
|Storage||8 GB internal with 128GB sd card support.|
|Connectivity||3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, usb 2.0 and A-GPS and usb-otg.|
|Price||8399 INR / 130 USD.|
Pros of Samsung Z3
- Good built quality.
- Quad core processor.
- Good screen with good viewing angles.
- Dual sim.
- Good battery life.
- Micro sd card support up to 128GB.
- 8MP rear camera with Full HD video recording.
- 5MP front camera.
- New and refreshing Tizen os.
Cons of Samsung Z3
- No screen protection mentioned like gorilla glass or dragon tail glass.
- No light sensor.
- Not water-resistant.
- Keys are not backlit.
- Only 8GB internal.
- No led notification.
- Just basic apps available in Tizen os.
- 1 GB ram is less.
Final verdict, should you buy samsung Z3 ?
If you are looking for a smartphone to play heavy game and to do heavy multi tasking along with tons of apps then the Samsung Z3 is not the smartphone for you. Yes there are some major drawbacks like it’s not 4G LTE compatible, no screen protection, no backlit keys and just 8GB internal storage and 1GB ram. Samsung Z3 is for those smartphone users who want something refreshing something new and unique. And there are not tons of apps for Tizen os but all the basic apps are available like Whatsapp, Facebook, YouTube etc. If you are looking for a simple to use device along with good camera, good looks and you are a casual gamer and you are not a heavy multitasker then the Samsung Z3 is a good option for you.