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Latest Z1 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Z1, with regular updates and all the information you need.

My Money Transfer app released for the Samsung Z1 and Z3

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Asphalt 8: Airborne comes to the Samsung Z1 and Z3, puts Tizen even further ahead in the mobile race

  • By Deidre R.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Z1 (SM-Z130H) gets a minor update in India

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Exclusive: Samsung working on Z1 (2016) Tizen phone (SM-Z150)

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Z1 to get the final version of Tizen 2.4 on January 22

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 years ago

How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Z1 and Samsung Z3

The Samsung Z1 and Z3 are two smartphones from the company to be powered by Tizen, its own mobile operating system. All of Samsung’s Android smartphone can take screenshots, and considering Tizen takes many cues from the company’s Android interface, you can take screenshots on the Z1 and Z3, too. Well, it’s a basic feature that […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Tizen gets native Facebook app, available on the Samsung Z3

Samsung’s Tizen phones come with a Facebook app out of the box, but this app simply loads the web version of the social network. The web version of Facebook is rather limited, so it hasn’t been a good experience for Tizen smartphone users. Well, until now that is, as an update to the Facebook app for […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Samsung’s Tizen-powered smartphones soon to receive Line and WeChat

Samsung’s Tizen OS is a fledgling mobile operating system, and the key to any OS’s survival in the mobile space is “apps, apps, apps,” as the app-hungry among us continue to drill. Samsung has heard this message, and the company intends to make Tizen as formidable an OS as Android and iOS. To this end, […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Z1 update brings ‘double press home to launch camera’ shortcut

With the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, Samsung introduced a novel way of letting users quickly launch the camera app by pressing the home button twice. This shortcut works from everywhere in the UI and also when the screen is off, and without a dedicated camera shutter key, it’s a great use of a […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

New Tizen update for Z1 weighs 67MB, brings bug fixes

Consumers have often complained about Android updates, and Samsung is no exception. Android updates often arrive for Samsung devices weeks after Nexus devices get them, and, despite the fact that Google’s updates have earned a reputation for being “buggy,” to say the least, consumers still seem to want updates early (even if updates may be […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 7 years ago

Tizen-based Samsung Z1 launches in Nepal

Samsung Z1 has had a big success in markets like India and Bangladesh, now the smartphone is coming to Nepal. So far it was launched in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, selling over 1 million units within the first 6 months. Following its launch in Nepal you can get the Samsung Z1 for only 7,490 NPR, the […]

  • By Daniel van Dorp
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Galaxy S6 behind Samsung Z1 sales in India Q2 2015

A recent report from Counterpoint Research suggests that Samsung Z1 sales in India during the second quarter of this year have surpassed the Galaxy S6 sales. This is a pretty impressive feat for Samsung but things might turn in the S6’s favor if they keep up with the marketing campaigns. With the Samsung Z1 surpassing […]

  • By Octav G.
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Z1 gets its first July update in India

Samsung has started rolling out the first software update to the Z1 for the month of July. Like most updates for the Tizen-powered device, this one doesn’t seem to have any major changes, but you can expect a couple of bug fixes and device stability improvements as mentioned in the vague changelog. If you’re using […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

More than a million Samsung Z1 units sold in six months, gold version incoming

Samsung’s one and only Tizen smartphone seems to be doing better than anyone had hoped. Samsung managed to sell more than 100,000 units of the Z1 in India in under two months, and the Z1 became the number one smartphone in Bangladesh very recently. A low price tag and the allure of Samsung’s brand value have […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Angry Birds now available on Tizen

With so many versions of Angry Birds having come out ever since the original took the mobile gaming world by storm, the bird-slinging game isn’t exactly a must-have app for mobile devices anymore. But for a new and young operating system like Tizen, popular apps and games are no doubt a necessity if it needs to […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Z1 offline price drops to INR 5,090 ($81) in India

The Samsung Z1 wasn’t very highly priced when it initially launched in India as the first smartphone to be powered by Tizen, and it’s now priced even lower in the country, at least in offline stores. Retailer Mahesh Telecom has revealed that the Z1 is now available for a price of INR 5,090 (roughly $81) at […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Samsung sells 20,000 units of the Z1 in Bangladesh in a week

Samsung’s first Tizen phone seems to be raking up impressive sales for a device with a new and unproven operating system. The Z1 was launched in Bangladesh only a week ago, and Samsung has reportedly sold 20,000 units of the device since. This isn’t as impressive as the 50,000 sales figure the company achieved in […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Review: Samsung Z1 (SM-Z130H)

Samsung has been working on Tizen for a long time, in order to break away from its dependence on Android and have its own ecosystem that it can offer across a range of products, including smartphones, TVs, cars and more. After numerous delays, the Korean manufacturer finally managed to launch a phone running Tizen in […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Bangladesh gets the Tizen powered Samsung Z1

After announcing its first ever Tizen powered smartphone in the Indian market some weeks back, Samsung has gone ahead to launch the Z1 in the neighboring Bangladeshi market. The device has been priced 6,900 BDT (US$88) in the country, which isn’t bad at all considering that buyers will also be getting 300 minutes worth of calls (Robi […]

  • By Yash G.
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Z1 getting its second software update in a week

The Z1 is quite an important device for Samsung, as it spearheads the company’s foray into the smartphone market with its own mobile OS. Reports have suggested that the Z1 has been doing quite well in India, and it looks like Samsung is working hard on supporting its first Tizen-based smartphone, as the company has […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago
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