Samsung Galaxy Star GT5282 Launched, 1 GHz, Dual Sim, Android 4.1 for Rs. 5240 (PR)

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Samsung Galaxy Star GT5282 Launched, 1 GHz, Dual Sim, Android 4.1 for Rs. 5240 (PR)

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Samsung has just launched an ultra budget smartphone called the “Galaxy Star”, putting the company in handset range from Rs. 5000 to Rs. 45,000 for Smartphone Market Segment. The phone is aimed at the basic market, and targets the likes of Indian brands with budget smartphones. The Galaxy Star is powered by a 1200 mAh battery and runs on a 1 GHz A5 chipset, along with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB of internal storage. The Galaxy Star also has a 2 MP camera at the back and a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen in the front along with Bluetooth 4.0 for sharing abilities. 

The Galaxy Star is being launched with a free data offer from Vodafone – 250 MB per month for 2 months .The offer is applicable on Vodafone 2G on purchase of Samsung Star till July 31 , 2013 .

[toggle title=”Press Release”]SAMSUNG DEBUTS THE ‘GALAXY STAR’
The entry level Galaxy device from Samsung

New Delhi, May 24, 2013 – Samsung Electronics, the number one smartphone provider in India, today announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY Star in the Indian market. The GALAXY Star is the entry level smartphone from Samsung, which provides users’ with an enhanced smartphone experience at a very affordable price point. Powered with an ultrafast, speedy processor, intuitive motion UI and smart multimedia features, the dual SIM capable Samsung Galaxy Star offers seamless all-round performance, greater flexibility, freedom and content sharing possibilities to its users.
Announcing the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Star, Mr. Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Samsung Mobile stated, “In line with our commitment to providing Smartphones to a wider set of consumers , I am happy to announce the launch of Galaxy Star – a device that provides superior value to consumers based on its advanced features , intuitive performance and superior design features. We want more and more feature phone users to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Star. ”
Superior performance
Powered by A5 1GHz processor and the latest Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system, the Samsung GALAXY Star provides the user with exceptional performance for an enhanced multi-tasking and connectivity. With 3” capacitive touch screen, the device comes loaded with a 2MP camera and the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology for on-the-go Internet and effortless sharing. Supported with a large 512 MB RAM & 4GB internal memory Samsung Galaxy Star can be expandable upto 32GB for a seamless smartphone usage.
Dual Smart Experience
The GALAXY Star comes bundled with several smart features that enable users to control and connect with the device. Intelligent Motion UI maximizes smart features for the most responsive, intuitive user experience. For example, shake the device to refresh and update, mute volume by simply flipping device, etc. . It’s innovative Smart Dual SIM 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.
Rich connected applications
The GALAXY Star comes pre-loaded with ChatOn, Samsung’s unique cross-platform communication service that enables the users to socialize with friends and to do more than just instant messaging. ChatOn allows users to freely share multimedia content, do group chatting with friends and create personalized animated messages. The device also comes pre-loaded with the services such Google Search and cutting edge Google Now. Google Now provides the users’ helpful cards with information they need throughout the day, even before they ask. The device is also embedded with the of the Samsung Apps store with contains a variety of e-books, games, news, navigation, productivity, social networking apps, etc. Last but not the least, Galaxy Star based on latest Android OS i.e. Jellybean 4.1 provides opportunity to consumers to download more than 700k Apps & Games from Google Playstore.
The Samsung GALAXY Star comes with a powerful 1200mAh battery and has an MRP of Rs. 5240/-.The Galaxy Star is being launched with a free data offer from Vodafone – 250 MB per month for 2 months .The offer is applicable on Vodafone 2G on purchase of Samsung Star till July 31 , 2013 .
With the launch of this device, Samsung now offers a range of 15 Smartphone models priced in the range between Rs. 5240/- and Rs. 41,500/-.
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