Samsung has launched another Android 4.4 KitKat-based smartphone in India, dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus. The device is now officially listed with 'Notify Me' option by the company on its online store carrying a price tag of Rs. 7,335.
An upgrade of sorts on the Samsung Galaxy Star 2, the listing of the Star 2 Plus with model number SM-G350E was earlier tipped by a Mumbai-based retailer as Galaxy Star Advance with launch price of Rs. 7,299.
According to the listed specifications, the dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus will run Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It features a 4.3-inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) TFT display. The smartphone packs 1.2GHz (unspecified chipset) processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. It sports a 3-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while there is no front facing camera onboard. The 4GB of inbuilt storage on Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus can be expanded further up to 32GB (via microSD card).
Connectivity options on the device include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The Galaxy Star 2 Plus packs an 1800mAh battery. It measures 129.7x65.9x9.4mm and weighs 138 grams. The smartphone will be available in Black and White colour options.
Previously, Samsung had silently launched the Galaxy Core 2 smartphone in India via estore at a price of Rs. 11,900. The Galaxy Core 2 (also known as the Galaxy Core II) is the successor to the popular Galaxy Core launched in June last year at Rs. 15,690.
The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 supports dual-SIM and runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box with the company's TouchWiz Essence UI on top. It comes with a 4.5-inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) TFT display. It is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 768MB of RAM.
: Samsung Galaxy Core 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Core
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