Samsung launches budget Galaxy Trend and Galaxy Star Pro smartphones in India to compete against domestic vendors

To ensure its presence in the low budget Android smartphone segment under Rs 10,000, Samsung finally has launched two new affordable, Android smartphones the Galaxy Trend (GT-S7392) and the Galaxy Star Pro (GT-S7262) in India. Both the phones comes with dual-SIM support.

Features-wise the Samsung Galaxy Trend comes with a 4.0-inch WVGA display with 480×800 pixels resolution. It runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1GHz single-core processor with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 32 GB via a microSD card. It is equipped with a 3-megapixel rear camera, but lacks a front facing camera. Other features in the phone include wireless connectivity support through 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS/AGPS. It also houses a 1500mAh battery with 350 hours of standby time and 8 hours of talktime on 3G. It is available in black, red, and white colors and is priced for Rs 8,290.

The Samsung Galaxy Star Pro is priced for as low as Rs 6,750, however carries most of the standard features. This is basically a successor of the Galaxy Star smartphone that was launched earlier for Rs 5,240.

Festures-wise, just like the Galaxy Trend Duos, this handset also has a 4-inch WVGA display (480×800 pixels) and runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. However on the hardware front, it is powered by a 1GHz single-core Cortex A5 processor coupled with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage which can be supplemented with a 32GB of microSD card. Other than that it comes with a 2-meagpixel rear camera with video recording capability. It doesn’t have 3G connectivity and houses a 1500mAh battery with up to 15 hours of talk time and up to 370 hours of standby time.

In addition to that, both of these devices support 9 Indian regional languages (including Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil). And though this is not a unique feature but the interesting point is that a user can even browse the web, or send SMS, and even use apps (downloaded from the Samsung Apps store as well as other apps like Facebook) in any of these languages.

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