Recently Samsung launched its first Tizen powered smartphone. The Samsung Z1 was announced in India and is currently only being sold in that country. This smartphone is targeted at first-time smartphone buyers in India. Samsung has not said if it has any plans of introducing the smartphone in Western countries, the Z1 seems to be limited to Asian countries for now. However the company has confirmed that it is going to manufacture the Samsung Z1 at its facility in India.
Samsung India Vice President Marketing (Mobile and IT) Asim Warsi said that the Z1 is going to be manufactured at the company’s Noida plant based in UP. This facility has the capacity to produce four million units per month and can be used to manufacture both high-end and affordable devices.
Warsi has also revealed that Samsung is going to launch the Z1 in Bangladesh soon. Touching on recent reports about this smartphone not exciting the Indian market, Warsi said that Samsung Z1 sales have “surpassed all expectations.”