Rumor has it that Samsung is prepping up to extend its Galaxy series line up and add more offerings to its budget smartphone lineup. According to a new report by SamMobile, the folks over there have claimed that the South Korean phone vendor is all geared to release the successor of its famous smartphone Galaxy Pocket – the all new Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus.
The latest information has been revealed from a leaked ROM from October this year. According to the leak, the Galaxy Pocket Plus would have model number GT-S5301 and is headed for Europe release.
Besides this, the latest report has not revealed any else information about the specifications of the upcoming Galaxy Pocket Plus smartphone, except that it will come running on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. As known to all, the original Samsung Galaxy Pocket came with Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread with no option to upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich.
Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy Pocket is a smartphone for budget-conscious consumers offering an 832MHz single-core processor and a 2.8-inch display with QVGA resolution. On its back it has a really basic fixed focus camera of 2 megapixels, and a 1,200mAh battery resides under its back cover.
You also get a 3.6Mbps 3G radio, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, and 3 gigabytes of on-board storage. Furthermore the phone is enhanced with the goodies like the usual set of Google applications, Samsung's ChatON service, and, of course, the TouchWiz user interface. Hence, Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus is definitely expected to come as an upgrade to its predecessor features and specs.