Samsung Announces Two New Feature-Phones: Star 3 And Star 3 Duos
Samsung confirmed today the launching that is scheduled for late January, as two new Samsung phones will be introduced: Star 3 and Star 3 Duos. Samsung Star 3 comes with Facebook and Twitter support and it’s pre-loaded with several applications, with Opera Mini among them.
As about the specifications of the second model, you should know that are exactly the same with of Samung Star 3. The only plus Samsung Star 3 Duos brings is that it’s a dual-SIM device.
The details of the new generation of cheap touchscreen Samsung phones were officially unveiled. The first gen started with Samsung S5230 or Samsung Star, which became one of the best selling phones in the Samsung range. It was cheap, with nice finishing for its price, fine camera, simple touch interface, and 4-5 days of autonomy.
You don’t need a smartphone to go on Facebook or to chat with your friends from wherever you are. Or at least this is what Samsung Star 3 wants to prove, a phone that doesn’t come with Android, Windows Phone, nor Bada OS. The cheap phone featuresa 3-inch display with QVGA resolution 240×320 pixels), but it boasts about great connectivity. Although it doesn’t have a 3G module, you can find Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi b/g/n in the specifications list. Opera Mini was pre-loaded for web browsing, a browser that can work just fine on EDGE.
To keep you in touch will all your friends, Samsung Star 3 comes with support for ChatON, MSN, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk, Facebook and Twitter. If you have to SIM cards, Samsung Star 3 Duos has slots for both of them. The price of Samsung Star 3 was not yet announced, but the feature-phone should hit several international markets in early February.
As I mentioned above, Samsung announced the launch of two new feature-phones. We are talking about Samsung Star 3 and the dual-SIM Star 3 model. The two phones target the customers who want a simple, but complete model at a low price.
Samsung Star 3 is a feature-phone with a 3-inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen display and a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. This model sports a camera with a 3.2MP sensor and auto-focus. Star 3 comes with 20MB of internal storage and slot for a microSD card of up to 16GB.
As about the connectivity is worth mentioning that both models benefit from Bluetooth 3.o, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and USB 2.0 support. Samsung Star 3 gets its power from the 1,000mAh Li-Ion battery. Samsung Star 3 weighs in only 95 grams and its dimensions are: 102 x 58 x 11.5 mm.
Samsung Star 3 and Star 3 Duos were announced today, thus they might hit the market sometime on late January or early February. There’s no sign of the price, but we already know that this will be a budget one, thus it won’t be too expensive.
Thus if you are in search of a compact phone, with simple specifications and low price, or if you want to get your hands on a nice dual-SIM display, one of the two models can be the right option for you.
It’s true, they don’t come with 3G or GPS, but they both bring a touch interface called TouchWiz Lite UI v2.0. The only difference betwwen the two models is the dual-SIM function.