Samsung is feeling the heat of competition and has announced today price cut in its flagship smartphone Galaxy S4 by Rs. 1200. The phone, which was launched in India hardly one moth ago, at a price tag of Rs 41,500, is now selling at Rs 40,300 on Samsung India e-store. This translates to a discount of Rs 1,200, and the company is also offering a 12-month interest free EMI option for the device, if bought against credit card.
However, some of the e-commerce sites were already selling this smartphone for less than Rs.40,000 and some of the retailers based in New Delhi are retailing this device for as low as Rs. 37,500.
Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 5-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with 1920x1080p resolution and 441ppi pixel density. The Indian variant of the phone is powered by a 1.6GHz eight-core processor and comes in 16, 32 and 64GB versions, with microSD card support up to 64GB, and 2GB RAM. Connectivity features of this phone include 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0. It is packed with a 2,600mAh battery, 1.9MP front-facing camera and a 13MP rear unit with LED flash.
Another device to get price cut is Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro, which was launched a week ago in India for Rs. 18,260. The price of this smartphone has been dropped to Rs. 16,900 on Samsung’s e-store, which is a reduction of Rs. 1360. This phone, a rival of Micromax Canvas HD, can be purchased for approximately Rs 16,500 on different e-commerce websites.
The new Galaxy Grand Quattro features a 4.7-inch TFT touchscreen with 800x480presolution and 200ppi pixel density, and is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 1.2GHz quad-core processor and runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. This phone comes with 1GB RAM and supports 32GB microSD card. Connectivity feature include 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and microUSB 2.0.The dual-SIM capable Galaxy Grand Quattro smartphone is equipped with 5MP rear camera with LED flash, and a VGA unit is placed in the front.