Samsung launches 4G smartphone Z2 with Jio services

| Updated: Aug 23, 2016 23:06 IST

New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): South Korean technology giant Samsung India today launched its first 4G enabled Tizen-powered smartphone, Samsung Z2, which caters to the requirements of new smartphone users transitioning from a feature phone. Driven by the success of Z1 and Z3, and taking forward the smart, fun and simple attributes of Tizen platform, Samsung Z2 has been customised to offer unique value to the Indian consumers. Pre-loaded with essential apps and Samsung's popular 'Make for India' features, the phone features ultra data saving mode, S bike mode and the new 'My Money Transfer', to drive smartphone adoption. Priced at Rs 4,590, the handset will be available on Paytm and offline stores starting August 29. It will come in Gold and Black colour variants. Samsung Z2 comes with a complimentary invitation to the Jio Preview Offer to avail free voice and data services in the trial period. Z2 users will also get complimentary access to premium Jio applications - My Jio, Jio on Demand, Jio Beats - with unlimited options of latest movies, TV shows and songs across multiple languages during the Jio Preview offer. "Samsung Z2 makes 4G accessible and relevant to the unique needs of feature phone users and first time smartphone buyers. It brings consumers a fast and affordable mobile internet experience that will democratize 4G usage in the country," said Vice President Mobile Business Samsung India Electronics, Manu Sharma during the launch. "We are delighted to roll out Samsung's much-awaited launch in one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone market. The new Samsung Z2 will add significant value to the multiple exciting smartphone offerings available to Paytm users," said Vice President Paytm, Amit Bagaria. "With the reach that the Paytm platform enjoys, with a base of 130 million customers, the partnership allows consumers across the country to effortlessly shop for their favorite Samsung smartphone in a few easy clicks," added Amit Bagaria. (ANI)