Within days for Galaxy Star appearing online in the country, Samsung has officially announced the launch of the smartphone. According to a press release issued by the company, Samsung Galaxy Star has got a maximum retail price (MRP) of INR 5,240, however as we have already told you, it will selling for just INR 4,990 online.
With the launch of Galaxy Star, Samsung now offers around 15 smartphone models in the country priced in the range between Rs. 5240/- and Rs. 41,500/- including the like of Galaxy S4, Note II and Galaxy S III.
Samsung is also planning to launch some new smartphone models probably its Galaxy Mega series in the country on May 26. The company has already sent out invites for a press event and we will know more soon.
Running on Android 4.1, Samsung Galaxy Star is powered by 1GHz single-core Cortex A5 processor. The phone packs a 3-inch QVGA display and comes with 2MP rear camera, 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy Star also support dual-SIM cards with Smart Dual-SIM feature, which allows users to receive calls on one SIM number while taking a call from the other.
The phone is available in black and white colours and Vodafone customers will get 250 MB of free data per month for 2 months.
“In line with our commitment to providing Smartphones to a wider set of consumers, I am happy to announce the launch of Galaxy Star – a device that provides superior value to consumers based on its advanced features, intuitive performance and superior design features. We want more and more feature phone users to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Star,” said Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Samsung Mobile.
Samsung Galaxy Star duos key specifications
- 3-inch 320x240p display
- 2MP rear camera
- FM radio, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, MicroUSB port
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 1 GHz Application Processor
- 512 MB RAM
- Internal Memory: 4 GB, microSD card slot
- Dual-SIM support
- Battery: 1200 mAh
- 104.95 x 58.00 x 11.90mm, 100.5 grams