Samsung announces three new smartphones
South Korean smartphone maker Samsung has announced the arrival of three new smartphones – the budget-oriented Galaxy Star and Galaxy Pocket Neo and the mid-range Galaxy Win.
The Samsung Galaxy Star (codename GT-S5282) comes with a 3-inch QVGA sensor display at 320 x 240 pixels and has a 1 GHz processor. The smartphone offers 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 32 GB of capacity), a rear 2 MP camera, a microUSB port, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi, a built-in FM radio and a 1200 mAh battery.
The Galaxy Pocket Neo (codename GT-S5310) also comes with a 3-inch QVGA display at 320 x 240 pixels but has an 850 MHz single-core processor. This smartphone offers 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot (for cards up to 32 GB), a rear 2 MP camera, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi, a built-in FM radio and finally 3G and HSDPA support.
Both smartphones run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and come with Samsung TouchWiz. Customers will be able to purchase them in single or dual-SIM versions.
In May 2013 Samsung will release the Galaxy Win – a smartphone with a 4.7-inch WVGA sensor display and a quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor at 1.2 GHz with integrated Adreno 203 graphics. The device will support two SIM cards and will have a microSD card slot, a 5 MP rear camera and a 0.3 MP front camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, a built-in GPS receiver and a 2000 mAh battery. The upcoming smartphone will run Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
The pricing for all three smartphones is unknown.