Samsung has launched the dual-sim version of its flagship smartphone Galaxy S III in China. The new device is available for the subscribers of China Telecom and carry all the specifications which Galaxy S III with single sim had. Samsung has not disclosed yet its pricing as well as the schedule for global launch of this smartphone.
The all-new Samsung Galaxy S III with dual-sim capabilities sports a 4.8-inch SuperAMOLED HD touchscreen with resolution of 1280x720p and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). This device is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and comes with 16GB internal storage and microSD support up to 64GB.
Samsung has included an 8MP camera with LED flash on the back, while a 1.9MP unit is placed on the rear. Connectivity features in the device include NFC, 4G, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0. Powered by a 2,130mAh battery, the new phone will be available in two colour options – Marble White and Pebble Blue.
Dual-Sim capable phones are the latest trend as majority of users prefer to keep two SIM numbers – one for business and another for private use. The dual-sim are more popular in emerging markets like China and India and hence Samsung has first introduced Galaxy S III Duos in China and as per our calculation, it will reach India shortly. Samsung’s majority smartphones in Galaxy range are already available in Dual-Sim capabilities and all the other companies are also launching new devices with this feature, which has become like an industry standard especially in India.