Features include a 3.1MP camera and 4GB of storage

Samsung releases first £60 Tizen phone, rivalling Android

Samsung has launched the Z1, its latest budget smartphone, featuring the company’s own Tizen OS.

The OS was co-developed by Samsung, Intel and others within the Tizen foundation in a bid to compete with Google’s Android.

The Z1 is has been launched in India for now, and is priced at 5700 Rupees, (£60).

It comes with a four-inch WVGA 800×480 pixel display, a 1500mAh battery, a 1.2GHz processor, a 3.1MP camera, 4GB of storage and 768GB of RAM.

Dual-SIM support is available with the Z1 and users can also pick from white, red and black colour designs.

Samsung also revealed the Z last year, its first Tizen powered phone, however the company scrapped later the model.

This news comes after Samsung unveiled it portable SSD at CES last week, along with a bendable TV.

Image source: Samsung Tomorrow

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