News by Micah Bartos on Friday January 15, 2016.
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Samsung's Z3 is the company's second handset to run the Tizen platform, it was launched in India just like its predecessor the Z. The South Korean giant has said it plans to expand the Z3 to other nations, including Russian in early 2016 and then other countries throughout the year.That means we can expect to see the budget device land in Russia anytime now, while later in the year the Z3 will find its way to Indonesia and ten other European markets. The Z3 comes with a design that has quite clearly been inspired by the Galaxy Note 5 phablet flagship, which is of course a very good thing as a budget handset with a high end tinged aesthetic is good news. The Samsung Z3 is well designed, although it is worth mentioning that this is not clad in metal like Samsung's more expensive products. In terms of specs, there is a 5-inch Super AMOLED screen with 720p HD resolution, a quad-core Spreadtrum processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of native storage, a micro SD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera, and a 5 megapixel front facing shooter. There is also a 2600mAh battery which should keep the lights on a long time considering the modest specs on board. Elsewhere there is Tizen 2.3 serving software duties, while the Z3 is a dual-sim compatible smartphone that only comes with 3G connectivity, so no LTE here.