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Samsung Z (2014) review

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Samsung Z / SM-Z9005

The Samsung Z (SM-Z9005) smartphone released in 2014. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AA chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Z runs on Tizen OS v2.2.1 out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery. It features a 4.8 inches AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Z (SM-Z9005) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Z
Type
SM-Z9005
Launch
2014

Body

Weight
136 g
Dimensions
138.2 x 69.8 x 8.5 mm
Colors
black
black/brown
SIM type
Micro SIM

System

The Samsung Z runs on Tizen OS v2.2.1 out of the box, but the Z's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Tizen OS v2.2.1
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AA
CPU
Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
GPU
Adreno 330

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 4.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
4.8 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
2 GB
Internal storage
16 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Z is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
2.1 MP
Rear camera
8 MP
3264 x 2448 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Z is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Z comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
no
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 2600 mAh

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
barometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
heart rate
proximity

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

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Samsung Z (SM-Z9005) pictures

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