Samsung takes on budget smartphone rivals with 3 models

Mumbai, August 5  2014 - Samsung  has launched  a trio of affordable smartphones in India  – Samsung Galaxy Star 2, Galaxy Star Advance and Galaxy Ace NXT - all priced below Rs 8,000.

The phones have a free internet offer  of 200 MB per month  from Vodafone for the first six months. Powered by the latest Android Kit Kat and Samsung’s proprietary Touch Wiz user interface, the devices come with a new hardware platform which sports a “One Touch Multi-Tasking” hardware button, enabling consumers to quickly toggle between various apps & get a seamless experience. Samsung has also caught on to the increasing need of consumers to capture images in low light conditions, by providing an LED flash with Galaxy Star Advance and Galaxy Ace NXT.

The phones  support 12 Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Guajarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, and Assamese. The  consumer has a choice of not only accessing these language apps from Google Play Store but also Samsung’s home-grown Samsung Galaxy Apps store. Apps in 12 languages.

Galaxy Star 2 ( Rs 5100)  has an upgraded 3.5” display. It will also sport a 2MP camera with advanced camera modes. The device is a 2G variant that can be complemented with Wi-Fi access for fast web browsing. It also comes with free access to premium games from Gameloft.

Samsung Galaxy Star Advance ( Rs 7400) comes with a  3MP camera with flash for photo enthusiasts.  Its large 4.3” screen makes it an ideal choice for anyone seeking endless entertainment from their device.

Samsung Galaxy Ace NXT (Rs 7400) is an entry-level 3G phone. With a 4” display and a 3MP camera with flash, this device is optimized for superior Internet and multi-tasking experience.