Samsung starts sales of $90 Tizen smartphone in India

The Samsung Z1 went on sale for 5,700 rupees ($92), one of the cheapest phones that Samsung has launched.

Samsung Electronics Co. started selling a $90 smartphone in India on Wednesday that runs on the company’s Tizen software, its first major break from Google’s Android operating system in the mobile phone market.

The Samsung Z1 went on sale for 5,700 rupees ($92), one of the cheapest phones that Samsung has launched.

With the Tizen operating system, Samsung is trying to lessen its dependence on Android software, which powers a majority of the South Korean company’s smartphones including its flagship Galaxy series.
 
 
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