Three new Samsung handsets were officially unveiled for the Indian market, namely the Samsung Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Pop, all three of which were already made available for purchase on the local market.
What's even more interesting to note is that all of these devices feature price tags lower than Samsung’s suggested MRP, as the guys over at Samsung Hub note in a recent article
According to Samsung
's official announcement, for example, the Galaxy Ace (S5830) should retail for around Rs. 18,290, but users in India can already purchase the device for Rs. 15,000 from Flipkart.
The Galaxy Ace comes with Google's Android 2.2 Froyo operating system on board, and features a nice range of appealing features.
The smartphone arrives on shelves with a 3.5-inch touchscreen display that can deliver a HVGA resolution, along with a 800MHz application processor inside, for increased performance levels.
Moreover, the new device includes support for HSDPA connectivity, WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities, built-in GPS receiver, microSD card slot, and a 5-megapixel photo snapper with flash.The mobile phone
also includes a 1350mAh battery, as well as a 2GB microSD card right from the start.
The second device, Galaxy Fit (S5670), is said to land on shelves at Rs. 12,860, but mobile phone users in India can already purchase it for around Rs. 10,000.
The specs list of this device would include a 3.31-inch display of QVGA resolution, along with a 600MHz CPU, and HSDPA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth capabilities.
It would also include a 5MP auto focus photo snapper, as well as a 1350mAh battery, while running under the Android 2.2 Froyo operating system.
The third device
, Galaxy Pop (S5570), comes with a 600MHz processor too, but packs a smaller display, measuring 3.14-inch, and boasting a QVGA resolution.
The phone would include a 3MP fixed focus camera, a 1200mAh battery, and should retail for Rs. 11,198, according to Samsung, though it is already available for around Rs. 9,000.