Samsung announces four new Galaxy smartphones

Samsung today announced four new devices in its Galaxy Series – Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y Pro and Galaxy Y. These smartphones will be displayed at the upcoming IFA trade fair in Berlin.

Samsung Galaxy W: Best of the four smartphones launched today, Galaxy W features Android 2.3, 1.4GHz processor, 3.7-inch display with 800×480 pixels resolution, 5MP camera, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and 1500mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy M Pro: As the name suggests Galaxy M Pro is a portrait QWERTY smartphone similar looking to earlier launched Galaxy Pro but it packs a punch inside. It will come with 2.66-inch display with 480×320 pixels resolution, Android 2.3, 1GHz processor, 5MP rear-facing camera, front-facing VGA camera, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and 1350mAh battery. M Pro will also come with enterprise app support like Cisco Mobile, Webex, Sybase Afaria etc..

Samsung Galaxy Y: Targeted to youngsters, Galaxy Y will sport Android 2.3 and feature 832MHz processor, 3-inch display with 320×240 pixels resolution, 2MP camera, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 7.2Mbps HSDPA and 1200mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy Y Pro: Last of the lot, Galaxy Y Pro is an affordable smartphone with portrait QWERTY keyboard, 2.6 inch display, Android 2.3, 2MP camera, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and 7.2Mbps HSDPA. Although not sure, it will have a 800 MHz processor inside.

“Samsung seeks to expand market share in the emerging market with models costing around $200, as those markets have lower smartphone penetration rates compared with advanced markets”

Samsung Spokeswoman

There is no word on the availability of these smartphones or the pricing details, more details are expected at IFA in the September first week.


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