Samsung announces the Galaxy Star and Galaxy Pocket Neo, the newest Budget Smartphones in the Samsung Galaxy line

Recently announced and proving as the front-page news are the tidings associated with Samsung’s newly announced two new budget smartphones. These models have been a significant addition to the existent Samsung Galaxy line and are named as the Samsung Galaxy Star and the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo.

With the focus on those individuals who are pitched onto their budget, these devices offer a 3-inch 320 x 240 pixel resolution display. Moreover, they are presented with similar designs and constitute a 2-megapixel camera on the rear. Thus, these revelations are regarded to be the ground level of the budget oriented Smartphones.


The specs of the respective devices include a 1GHz processor for the Samsung Galaxy Star and an 850MHz processor for the Galaxy Pocket Neo. Also both offer 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory, expandable via microSD up to 32GB. The peculiarity about the phones involves the dual SIM support facilitated by these devices, namely the Galaxy Star and the Pocket Neo. It is presumed that the hardware on offer may not provide the best user experience on Android; however the device is a value addition in the budget category of Smartphones. Also, Samsung has provisioned out information mentioning that there will be single SIM options in some markets, but there is no full proof confirmation on the same.

The usual features like such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS are all available and the device is powered by a 1200mAh battery. The notable trait of the revelations is that they are running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with the additional overlaying of Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface. Thus, this helps in bringing smart motion features in an efficient manner. Therefore features like shake to scan for networks or flipping the phone face down to cancel the ringer can be easily performed on the respective devices. According to the reports, the weight of Samsung Galaxy Star is 100.5g and it measures 104.95 x 58 x 11.9mm; while Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo measures 105 x 57.8 x 11.8mm and weighs the same as the Samsung Galaxy Star. However currently there is no information presented on the pricing and availability .

  • SUPers

    Samsung spent on marketing 11 billions, three times the amount Apple did. I love this brand!