Samsung Electronics, the highly acclaimed South Korean smartphone vendor has announced today the launch of the entry level smartphone Samsung Galaxy Star in the Indian market. Powered by A5 1GHz processor and the latest Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system, the dual SIM capable Samsung Galaxy Star will hit the retail stores at a price of Rs 5,240.
Samsung Galaxy Star runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS and houses a 3 inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen display, 2MP rear camera, 4GB internal storage, 512MB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS with GLONASS and a 1,200 mAh battery. Further the budget handset houses a 1GHz processor under its hood.
Samsung Galaxy Star, is the cheapest Android smartphone released by the company in India and it comes bundled with several smart features that enable users to control and connect with the device. These include:
Always On feature - which will let the users to call forward the calls from one SIM to another. Moreover, Galaxy Star will come with features including Quick Panel and Widget, using which users can switch between SIMs from the home screen.
Quick Panel and Widget - Galaxy Star will come with features including Quick Panel and Widget, using which users can switch between SIMs from the home screen.
Intelligent Motion UI - The handset comes with smart features like users can shake the device to refresh and update, mute volume by simply flipping device.
Smart Dual SIM - This feature provides total communication flexibility, allowing users to manage two phone numbers from a single phone, thus maintaining personal and professional life with ease. The feature enables the user to receive calls on one SIM number while taking a call from the other, ensuring efficient management of personal and work commitments without ever missing a call. Enhanced Smart Dual SIM UX is designed to manage both accounts with safe call dialler and message composer.
Preloaded Applications - Apart from the smart features, the Samsung Galaxy Star also comes pre-loaded with ChatOn app, Samsung's cross-platform communication service and other Google Search and Google Now apps. Then the handset will also house the Samsung Apps store with contains a variety of e-books, games, news, navigation, productivity, social networking apps.