Designed for first-time smartphone users, Samsung's new Tizen-based Z4 smartphone offers convenience with quick access to essential applications and clever camera features.
The device is equipped with a 5-megapixel front camera, which includes an F2.2 lens, LED flash and a variety of camera modes. It's rear 5-megapixel camera comes with dual LED flash.
Users can snap photos and videos with palm, auto and voice control. For faster selfies, users can take a photo by showing their palm and saying "cheese" or by waiting for Auto Selfie, which uses facial recognition to take pictures. Users can also record continuous videos with the Video Flip function, which allows for simple switching between the rear and front cameras to capture multiple views in one single video.
Features including quick access to the most frequently used functions. Using different combinations of physical buttons or swiping the screen, users can create shortcuts to launch features including Quick Talk, Quick Torch, Quick Launch of camera or Quick Switch without returning to the home screen. For example, Quick Talk will launch a set of shortcuts localized by region, such as Alarm, Call, or Music, simply through voice activated commands.
Additionally, with 4G LTE, VoLTE, and VoWiFi the Samsung Z4 offers faster network connectivity.
The smartphone also offers efficient battery management features for extended use, including Battery Notifications and Power Planner. Battery Notifications allows users to set customized notifications so they can be alerted when the remaining battery power falls below a pre-set level. With Power Planner, users can pick from three different levels to manage their long-term battery use. Depending on the level, Power Planner will adjust the device's configurations to maximize battery life to last for the selected time frame.
For the first time on the Z Series, the Samsung Z4 features 2.5D curved glass for an one-handed grip, which is covering a 4.5-inch display.
Beginning in May, the Samsung Z4 will launch in select countries, starting in India and will be available in black, gold and silver depending on the market.
Samsung will also have on display the Z4 at the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco, California May 16-17, 2017.
Samsung Z4 specifications
|Dimension||132.9 x 69.2 x 10.3, 143g|
|AP||Quad core 1.5 GHz|
|Display||4.5” WVGA (480x800)|
|Camera||Rear: Dual Flash LED 5MP (F2.2), Front: Flash LED 5MP (F2.2)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802 11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Dual SIM / Single SIM (May differ by markets and mobile operators)
|Audio||MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC|
|Video||H.263, H.264 (AVC), MPEG4|