It seems like a certain reign of budget Android phones are going on, and the latest addition to the list of affordable smartphones is the Samsung Galaxy Trend. The South Korean electronics giant has released this new mid-range Android phone in the Indian market by officially listing it on the Samsung's India online store with a price tag of Rs. 8,700.
At the time of writing this post, the page is showcasing a 'Notify Me' option for the users, which means the company hasn’t provided any details whatsoever on the expected availability time of this device.
The leading online retailer of India Flipkart is offering the Galaxy Trend on a special rate (Check it from Here). Their listing is displaying that it’ll take maximum 3 business days to be delivered to the consumers.
The Samsung Galaxy Trend sports a 4-inch WVGA TFT display screen which offers resolution support of 480*800 pixels. The device is powered by a 1GHz processor, but the chipsets has not been specified in the listing. According to the official Samsung India eStore, this dual SIM (GSM+GSM) Android phone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz 4.0 UI on top. However, Flipkart’s listing is showcasing that the Galaxy Trend will be running on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. This is basically hinting towards the possibility that a much-needed upgrade is already in its way.
The Galaxy Trend has a 3-megapixel rear shooter, but there will be no flash support in it. However, the camera offers some advanced features such as panorama, smile shot, single shot, photo effects, share shots, timer and white balance. It measures 121.5x63.1x10.85mm and weighs only 126 grams.
This smartphone includes a 512MB of RAM and an inbuilt storage of 4GB, though only 2.05GB can be accessed by the users. It supports additional storage up to 32GB via microSD card. Some advanced connectivity measures are also present in this device in the likes of GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is backed up by a 1500mAh battery, which can deliver up to 350 hours of standby time and up to 8 hours of talk time.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Key Specs
1. 4-inch WVGA TFT display screen
2. Resolutions of 480*800 pixels
3. 1GHz processor (chipset is not specified)
4. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz 4.0 UI
5. 512MB RAM, 4GB inbuilt storage and external memory up to 32GB
6. Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
7. 3-megapixel rear shooter (no flash)
8. GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
9. 1500mAh battery
10. 121.5x63.1x10.85mm and weighs 126 grams
Price: Rs. 8,700/- (Buy it now on a special price from Here)
If you remember, there were some reports that Samsung might launch two new affordable and low-cost smartphones under the price range of Rs. 15,000 in September. The Galaxy Trend is surely one of them, and it is offering some great features in a limited price range. You can surely go for it if you are looking for smartphone devices under Rs. 10,000.