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Samsung has the maximum number of hit smartphones to its credit. Surely, the company has yet to announce its next-generation Galaxy device on March 14, but what about low end Android handsets. Worry not? The makers behind Samsung Galaxy S3 are prepping to launch a new affordable handset soon.
The folks over at MyNewMachine were the first to spot the Galaxy Y Plus on Samsung India official website. Following on the same news, Gizbot also noticed that the South Korean giant has revealed all the specs of the Galaxy Y successor, although, unfortunately, the Samsung has not revealed anything on the price and availability yet.
Going by the image; the upcoming handset rather resembles more to the Galaxy Pocket. GizBot expects the device to be announced soon with an estimated price tag of Rs. 6,700. Samsung hasn't confirmed the pricing of the Galaxy Y Plus. Currently Samsung is the undisputed player in both low-to-mid-high end Android market. The company offers plethora of Android running handsets at different price tag. It is to be seen when Samsung will go official with the Galaxy Y Plus.
Samsung Galaxy Y Plus - Key Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Y Plus is a low-end Android device. The device has a 2.8-inch QVGA display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels , 850MHz processor , 4GB of ROM ( expandable), RAM info unavailable , a 2-mega pixel rear camera , No front facing camera for long video chat, Wi-Fi, 3G , USB 2.0 , Dual SIM Bluetooth , Android 4.0 ICS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and packs 1,200mAh battery. The soon to be announce device weighs just 96 grams.
Micromax Superfone Elite A84
The Micromax Superfone Elite A84 could rival the Galaxy Y Plus in the coming days to come. The device has better specifications compared to the Galaxy Y Plus. Priced at Rs. 6, 699, the handset comes with a 3.98-inch display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels , Dual SIM, 1GHz processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread , a 5-mega pixel rear camera and 0.3-mega pixel front facing camera, 3G, Wi-Fi and 1,630mAh battery.
The Karbonn A1+ is another budget Android handset with decent built into it. The device has a 3.5-inch display, 1GHz processor, Dual SIM, a 3-mega pixel rear camera and a VGA quality front facing camera, expandable memory (up to 32GB), Wi-Fi, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 256MB of RAM, and 1,500mAh battery. The handset can be yours for Rs.4, 290.
Lava Iris N400
The Lava handset won't disappoint your excitement either. The handset which comes loaded with a 4-inch WVGA display, 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, Android 4.0 ICS, a 5-mega pixel rear camera and VGA quality camera on the front, Wi-Fi, 3G, Dual SIM, and 1,500mAh battery. The device can be purchased at Rs. 6,099 from Saholic.
LG Optimus L3
The LG Optimus L3 is the first gen L3 device. Priced at Rs. 6,599, the device could match up to Galaxy Y Plus standards. The Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset comes with a 3.2-inch display, 800MHz processor, 3-mega pixel front facing camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, A-GPS, expandable memory, and 1,500mAh battery.
The Karbonn A9+ is a new entrant with far better specs and costs just Rs. 6,950. Here are the highlighted specifications of the device: a 4-inch display, 1.2GHz dual core processor, Android 4.0 ICS, a 5-mega pixel rear camera, 3G, Dual SIM, Wi-Fi, and 1,420mAh battery.