After the launch of Galaxy Star last week, Samsung has launched yet another budget Android smartphone - Samsung Galaxy Young. The phone that was announced in February, has been available on online retailers for a while now. However, it is now officially available on the Samsung e-store for Rs. 8,010.
The dual-SIM smartphone is powered by a 1GHz processor and has 728 MB RAM. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and sports a 3-megapixel camera. With a 3.27-inch display, it is slightly bigger than the Galaxy Star and has a resolution of 320x480 pixels. It comes with 4GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 64GB and has a 1,300mAh battery.
The device comes with the Samsung TouchWiz UI. It supports the Samsung Motion UI and comes pre loaded with Samsung applications such as ChatOn, S Cloud and Game Hub Lite.
At this price point the phone will be competing with the likes of LG Optimus L3 II (Review
), the Lava Iris 455 and Xolo X500 (Review
Samsung had recently launched Galaxy Star, the cheapest Samsung smartphone available in the market for Rs 5,260. The device is a dual-SIM smartphone, powered by a 1GHz processor and the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. It has a 3.0-inch capacitive touch screen, 2-megapixel camera, 512 MB RAM and 4GB internal storage.
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Samsung Galaxy Young key specifications
- 3.27-inch HVGA TFT display
- 1GHz processor
- 768MB RAM
- 4GB of internal storage expandable up to 64GB via microSD
- 3-megapixel rear camera
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
- Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, USB
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 1,300mAh battery
- 58.6x109.4x12.5 mm
- 112 grams