Samsung has added two new devices, the Galaxy Y Duos and Galaxy Y Pro Duos to their Android portfolio. As their names suggest, both have two SIM card slots. According to Samsung, the devices are targeted at youngsters who fancy dual-SIM support on the Android platform.
“With the tremendous success of the dual SIM feature phones, we are now very pleased to be introducing the first dual SIM smartphones powered by Android. We have been actively exploring this market and are well aware of the need for dual SIM smartphones. With the Galaxy Duos and the Galaxy Y Pro Duos, Samsung will be offering more choices for all consumers,” elaborated, JK Shin, President of IT and Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos
The Galaxy Y Duos has an 832 MHz CPU and around 384 MB of RAM. It sports a 3.1″ touchscreen with pixel dimensions of 320×240.
|General||2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
|Size||Dimensions: 109.8 x 60 x 12 mm, Weight: 109 g|
|Display||Type: TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors, Size: 240 x 320 pixels, 3.14 inches (~127 ppi pixel density),|
|Sound||Vibration, MP3 ringtones, Loudspeaker: Yes, 3.5mm jack: Yes|
|Memory||Phonebook: Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall, Call records : Practically unlimited, Internal: 512 MB ROM, 384 MB RAM, Card slot: microSD, up to 32GB, 2 GB included.|
3G: HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
WLAN:Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth:Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
USB:Yes, microUSB v2.0
|Camera||Primary: 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels.|
|Features||OS:Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)|
Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser: HTML, Adobe Flash
Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
Java: Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Dual SIM (dual stand-by)
Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
Predictive text input
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1300 mAh|
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos
This product has a relatively smaller screen to accommodate a full QWERTY keypad. Apart from that, other specs are similar to its sibling.
|Size||Dimensions: 110.8 x 63.5 x 11.9 mm, Weight: 112.3 g|
|Display||Type: Same, Size: 400 x 240 pixels, 2.6 inches (~179 ppi pixel density)|
Secondary: Yes, VGA.
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1350 mAh|
Galaxy Y Duos & Pro Duos Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Y Duos and Pro Duos are scheduled to be available starting January 2012. The exact release date and price details have not yet been revealed.
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