Samsung has announced Galaxy Star smartphone.
In its feature and price, the Galaxy Star will be a strong rival to the Asha series phones from Nokia. Surely it will be a threat to the same priced Micromax and Karbonn devices too. The Galaxy Star is the cheapest device in Samsung’s Galaxy range so far.
"Galaxy Star is a device that provides superior value to consumers based on its features, intuitive performance and design features. We want more and more feature phone users to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Star," Samsung Mobile Country Head Vineet Taneja said in a statement in Mumbai.
Before the Galaxy Star, Galaxy Y was the cheapest device in Samsung's portfolio and it was available at a price tag of Rs 5,890.
The Galaxy Star is a dual SIM smartphone. It has an A5 1GHz processor. The device has Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) as its operating system. It has a three inch capacitive touch screen. The phone packs a 2 mega pixel camera. The Galaxy Star has 512 MB RAM and 4GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 32GB.
With Galaxy Star, Samsung now has 15 smartphones under its Galaxy series. The price tag of the Galaxy phones varies from Rs 5,240 to Rs 41,500.
According to the Cyber Media Research (CMR), more than 221 million handsets were shipped to India in 2012. It is certainly much higher than the previous year. Exactly these figures have not been missed by the cell phone manufacturers. They have recognized the pulse of Indian market. That is why so many budget friendly and feature rich smartphones get shipped in to India from almost all parts of the world.
The key specifications of Samsung Galaxy Star are:
• 3.0 inches display screen with 133 ppi pixel density and 240 x 320 pixels resolution.
• 1 GHz processor.
• Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system.
• Dual Sim (GSM+GSM).
• 2 MP primary camera.
• 512 MB RAM.
• 4 GB internal memory.
• Expandable memory up to 32 GB.
• Li-Ion 1200 mAh Battery.
• Price: 5240 rupees.
Check out here the full specification of Samsung Galaxy Star.