Samsung's latest budget smartphone, the Galaxy Star Pro
has now been listed on company's online store
for Rs. 6,730. However, there is no word on the availability of the new Galaxy Star Pro, with the page providing a 'Notify Me' option for consumers.
The Galaxy Star Pro is believed to be a successor to the Galaxy Star, which was launched earlier this year.
The Samsung Galaxy Star Pro runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM). It features a 4-inch WVGA (480x800) display, and is powered by a 1GHz Cortex-A5 processor (unspecified chipset). The device includes 512MB of RAM and comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. It sports a 2-megapixel rear camera while there is no front-facing camera.
The Galaxy Star Pro comes with dimensions 121.2x62.7x10.6mm and weighs 121 grams. Connectivity options on the device include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, EDGE, and Micro-USB, while there is no 3G network support. It includes a 1500mAh battery which can deliver up to 15 hours of talktime and up to 370 hours of standby time. It also comes with some preloaded apps like Samsung Apps, ChatON, mFluent IM and ActiveSync.
Earlier this month, the Galaxy Star Pro was available for Rs. 6,989 through ecommerce website, HomeShop18.
Samsung has been offering consumers smartphones across different price segments to retain its leadership position in India.
The company recently introduced the Galaxy Trend, a new mid-range smartphone for the Indian market at Rs. 8,700. While high-end devices like Samsung Galaxy Note 3 priced at Rs. 49,900 have already been launched.
Mobiles launched in October 2013
Samsung Galaxy Star Pro key specifications
- 4-inch WVGA (480x800 pixel) display
- 1GHz Cortex-A5 processor (unspecified chipset)
- 512MB of RAM
- 4GB of inbuilt storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- 2-megapixel rear camera
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
- 1500mAh battery