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Samsung Competes With Apple, Prices Galaxy Golden Flip Phone At Rs. 51900

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Ever since Apple’s got the idea to launch an iPhone in the Golden color, we have seen many phones opting the Gold color to name few, the HTC One and even the Galaxy S4. 

Today Samsung has announced a new phone in the Indian market, Samsung Galaxy Golden Flip Phone is now available in the leading stores. Flipkart is taking pre-orders for the smartphone at a price of Rs. 49,900. The look alike of this phone was first launched in the Korean market in August this year and is now available in India probably at the right time, Diwali!

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The company claims the device is made to give an easy to use and operate experience. It comes with ‘Easy Mode’, which comes with large fonts and icons and enables the users to access and search apps quickly. It also highlights certain features on the device like favorite apps and easy settings. Another feature is the ‘Hidden Receiver’ that allows users to take calls without opening the folder. 

Commenting on the launch, Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Samsung Mobiles and IT said, “At Samsung, we are committed to making lives easier and smarter for our customers and GALAXY Golden does exactly that. With its innovative dual display and premium golden finish, GALAXY Golden brings together the best of touch and type experience on a smartphone. This specially crafted device is aimed at consumers seeking seamless integration of stunning classic design and functionality to make their lives more efficient.”

The Samsung Galaxy Golden features two screens both are 3.7 inch Super AMOLED displays, on the inside and the outside of the top-half. The phone is powered by a  1.7 GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The Golden Flip Phone has a 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded upto 64 GB. Galaxy Golden features a 8 MP primary camera along with a 1.9 MP front facing camera. The device has a 1820 mAh battery and connectivity option include Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. 

The Samsung Galaxy Golden should be available in the shops nearby you, the phone is priced at 51900 INR which seems overpriced for a phone with these specifications, while the price high could be because of the two 3.7 inches Super AMOLED displays. 

 

Press Release 

 

Samsung Launches the Exquisitely Crafted GALAXY Golden phone

 

Premium folder design with dual screen and golden finish to add to Diwali festivities

 

 

New Delhi, October 28, 2013: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital technologies, today announced the launch of GALAXY Golden – a premium flip phone with a golden coloured accent. GALAXY Golden is specially designed for discerning consumers seeking innovation, stylish design and convenience.

 

GALAXY Golden sports a differentiated premium folder design that provides users a unique touch and type smartphone experience. The phone is equipped with two 3.7” slim Super AMOLED screens to provide greater flexibility and convenience to the users. While the outer screen enables the users to expeditiously make and receive calls, flipping the phone open brings up the inner screen and a large 3×4 keypad with big and bold keys to help users operate the phone with greater ease. GALAXY Golden is a stunning looking smartphone with its rich black casing accentuated with an elegant golden finish. The back cover offers a smooth textured finish which gives the phone a premium feel and makes it easy to grip.

 

Speaking about the launch, Mr. Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Samsung Mobiles & IT, said, “At Samsung, we are committed to making  lives easier and smarter for our customers and GALAXY Golden does exactly that. With its innovative dual display and premium golden finish, GALAXY Golden brings together the best of touch and type experience on a smartphone. This specially crafted device is aimed at consumers seeking seamless integration of stunning classic design and functionality to make their lives more efficient.”

 

The innovative design is aimed at making the phone easy to use and operate. It comes with ‘Easy Mode’, which comes with large fonts and icons and enables the users to access and search apps quickly. It also highlights certain features on the device like favourite apps and easy settings, which makes it even simpler to use the phone. Another interesting feature is the ‘Hidden Receiver’that allows users to take calls without opening the folder and provides high quality sound in noisy areas.

 

GALAXY Golden scores very well on the performance front. Powered by 1.7GHz dual-core processor coupled with 1.5GB RAM, the smartphone provides exceptional performance, smoother transitions and faster web browsing. It is based on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system enabling faster multitasking and easier applications management. It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera that allows the users to capture rich and stunning images. It also sports a 1.9-megapixel front camera and comes with 16GB internal memory. On the connectivity front, the GALAXY Golden comes with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS/AGPS.

 

The GALAXY Golden is available at all leading retail stores at Rs. 51,900/-.

 

 

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 270,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

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Preetish Gumber
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3 comments
Rizwan Azad
Rizwan Azad

Has Samsung lost it? An year and half old specs, an obsolete form factor and monstrous pricing. Who buys a flip phone now a days? Oh Come on Sammy, you make best Android phones, but that doesn't mean that people will buy what ever u make and at whatever price u quote.

Vibin Marish
Vibin Marish

Who does buy this ,when you get 2x performance at RS 40,000