Samsung Galaxy Fame, Young announced; intended for entry-level buyers

Samsung has announced two new Android smartphones this morning. Part of company’s Galaxy line-up, the smartphones are targeted to the budget smartphone buyers. Dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Fame and Samsung Galaxy Young, these phones will be available in the coming months. Company has not revealed the exact pricing or availability details at the moment.

Samsung has also revealed that Samsung Galaxy Fame and Young will be sold in both single SIM as well as dual-SIM versions. The smartphone supports dual-Standby SIM support not dual-active, however thanks Samsung’s Always On technology, if you are on call on one SIM and there is  another call on other SIM, the other SIM will forward that call to your first SIM card, so that you don’t miss it. The phones also come with something called Hybrid Dual-SIM support, which lets you use 3G data on one SIM while receiving a call on the other SIM.

According to a press release issued by the company, both the smartphones come pre-loaded with company’s Motion UI, which allows you to refresh and update widgets and other content by simply shaking your Galaxy Fame or Young. The phones also come pre-loaded with Samsung Game Hub Lite, which packs the best compatible games for these under-powered phones.

Samsung Galaxy Fame

The smartphone will be sold in Pearl White and Metallic Blue colours. It features Android 4.1, 1GHz processor, 4GB of internal storage and 1300 mAh battery. Samsung has also packed a 5MP rear camera, NFC and 3.5-inch HVGA TFT display.

Samsung Galaxy Fame specs

  • Processor: 1 GHz
  • Cameras: 5-megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash, VGA front Camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Content Features & Services: Samsung Apps , Samsung Kies , Samsung TouchWiz , Motion UI: Shake to update, Turn over to mute, Samsung Hub, Game Hub Lite, Samsung ChatON, Samsung S Cloud
  • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth v 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC(optional),
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity
  • Memory: 4GB Storage ? 512MB (RAM)
  • microSD (up to 64GB)
  • Dimensions: 113.2 x 61.6 x 11.6 mm, 120.6 g
  • Battery: Li-ion 1,300mAh

Samsung Galaxy Young

Similar to Galaxy Fame, Galaxy Young also comes with a 1GHz processor, 4GB internal storage and Android 4.1. The smartphone also packs a 3.27-inch HVGA TFT display, 3MP camera and 1300 mAh battery. The phone will be sold in White, Deep Blue, Wine Red and Metallic Silver colours.

Samsung Galaxy Young specs

  • Processor: 1 GHz processor
  • Camera: 3-megapixel camera
  • Music Player with SoundAlive
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Content Features & Services: Samsung Apps, Samsung Kies, Samsung TouchWiz, Motion UI: Smart Alert, Shake to update, Turn over to mute, Samsung Hub, Game Hub Lite, Samsung ChatON, Samsung S Cloud / Dropbox
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth v 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity
  • Memory: 4GB Storage ? 768MB (RAM)
  • microSD (up to 64GB)
  • Dimensions: 58.6 x 109.4 x 12.5 mm, 112 g
  • Battery: Li-ion 1,300mAh

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