After months and months of delays, Samsung is finally launching a smartphone powered by Tizen in the market. Next month, consumers will India will have the option of buying the Samsung Z1 (SM-Z130H), a low-end device powered by Tizen that is expected to retail for less than $100. Ahead of its launch, firmware for the Z1 have cropped up online on Samsung servers and are available for download from our firmware section. The Z1’s firmware are special as they will let tinkerers and developers take a look at the internals of Tizen, Samsung’s in-house OS that the company is hoping will one day power everything from smartphones to cars.
Of course, there’s also the usual ripping out of things like wallpapers and ringtones that these firmware can be used for. Head over to our firmware section to download the firmware, and let us know if you’re planning to buy the Samsung Z1 in the near future.