Samsung has launched today two new dual-SIM smartphones in India – Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite. Galaxy S Duos is mid-level smartphone and priced at Rs. 17,900 whereas Galaxy Y Duos is entry-level device and priced at Rs. 6,990.
Samsung Galaxy S Duos key features
- 4.0″ inch WVGA display with 480x800P resolution
- 1 GHz processor
- Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- 5 MP Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash
- VGA secondary camera
- FM radio with RDS
- 512 MB RAM
- 4 GB internal memory
- 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth v 3.0 and aGPS
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite key features
- Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
- 2 MP primary camera
- Dual Active SIM (GSM + GSM)
- 2.8″ inch LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
- 832 MHz Processor
- FM Radio
- Wi-Fi Enabled
- Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
Since Galaxy S Duos Lite is an entry-level device therefore the company is offering free ‘Smart Deal’ of 1 GB 3G data or Unlimited 2G data free per month for six months, in partnership with Reliance Communications, to make its purchase more attractive for first time buyers.
Both the smartphones are powered by Smart dual-SIM feature, which allows users to simultaneously get calls on both SIM cards, so they will never miss a call even if they are already talking on one SIM or surfing the web using the other.
“At Samsung, we are seeking to fuel the growth of the Dual SIM market in India by launching our innovative, dual-SIM Smartphones .With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite , we are seeking to democratize the Smartphone market in India.” commented Mr. Asim Warsi, VP, Samsung Mobile.
Samsung currently offers 5 dual-SIM smartphones and a total of 13 smartphone models in the country. Its entry-level smartphone Galaxy Y Duos will give tough competition to recently launched Micromax and Karbonn handsets almost in the same price range. Samsung has variety of models in its stables from entry level to high end segment.