Today, the first users of the Tizen 2.4 Beta software test program for the Samsung Z1 began receiving the update, which measures in at 237.8Mb and take about 20-25 mins for the device to apply it. Once finished we are now on Tizen version 2.4.0.0 – Z130HDDU0COI5_OC2.

The program was announced at the end of August. The idea is that eligible users, currently based in India, will be able to get new software / firmware versions to install on their Z1 Smartphones before anyone else. They will also have the opportunity to provide feedback and win a prize worth 1000₹ for best feedbacks received.

 


 

New Features in Tizen 2.4 for Z1 Device

  1. Ultra Data Saving Mode
  2. Hide your personal messages & memo
  3. Record your voice along with your favorite songs
  4. Easy video player controls
  5. Easy memo creation, adding To-Do to Memo
  6. Enhanced Messaging
  7. Easy setup wizard
  8. Adding/Removing widgets from Home screen made easier now

 

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Pre-requisites

You need to own a Tizen Z1 device that has the latest Z1 MR binary version i.e. Z130HDDU0BOH1. You can Install KIES 3 software that can be used to backup/restore of your data and rollback to Tizen 2.3 release if need be.

Click here to become a beta tester and win exciting prizes.

More Information coming soon.