Samsung Star, Star 3G, Beat DJ touch screen phones in India

Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 5:13 by Tech Correspondent

Samsung has announced the launch of three new full touch screen phones in the Indian market. The three phones are the Samsung Star S5233, Samsung Star 3G S5603, and the Samsung BEAT DJ.

“Samsung Star and Samsung Star 3G are significant additions to our full-touch screen mobile portfolio, featuring all the essential functions in one single device,” said Sunil Dutt, Country Head, Samsung Mobile Division.

The Samsung Star S5233 and Samsung Star 3G S5603 are being manufactured at the company’s Noida unit.

Samsung Star S5233

The Samsung Star S5233 features a 7.63 cm WQVGA full touch screen along with a Touch Wiz User Interface with Mobile Widgets.

The slim phone is 11.9mm thin, and sports a 3.2 MP camera with ‘smile recognition’ capability.

With an internal memory of 50MB, the Samsung Star also sports a microSD memory card slot with additional storage space of around 8GB.

Other applications such as Shazam’s find music service, and google applications like Google Search, Google Maps, and Gmail make it an attractive first choice for youngsters.

The Samsung Star S5233 is also expected to deliver good sound quality to listeners, and support multi-format playback and DNSe.

Another stand out feature of the Samsung Star S5233 is the Gesture Control feature. This helps the user unlock the touch screen and run applications using a gesture command.

Internet surfing and browsing will be an enjoyable experience as the phone also encapsulates an accelerometer sensor for auto rotation.

The Samsung Star S5233 phone will be available at Rs. 11,100 in the Indian markets.

Samsung Star 3G S5603

Samsung Star 3G S5603 is also a slim and compact handset with almost the same features as the Samsung Star.

To allow users to customize and personalize their phones, features like QVGA full-touch screen, TouchWiz User Interface and Gesture Control have been included in the phone.

The internal memory however is 80MB expandable upto 8GB.

The Samsung Star 3G S5603 sports 3G connectivity, and comes with a 3.2MP camera with LED flash. The accelerometer sensor for auto rotation has been included to make internet browsing easy for the users.

The Samsung Star 3G S5603 phone is priced at Rs. 14,499.

Samsung Beat DJ

The Samsung Beat DJ, which was unveiled at the MWC show will also be launched in India along with the Samsung Star S5233 and the Samsung Star 3G S5603.

The Samsung Beat DJ is packed with audio features aimed to please music aficionados.

A music phone that promises high audio quality, the Samsung Beat DJ is equipped with Bang & Olufsen audio technology.

Its features include GPS with A-GPS, DivX, XviD, WMV, MP 4 playback support, 3.5mm AV socket, DNSe, SRS Virtual Surround, and FM radio with recording.

The Samsung Beat DJ comes with a 2.8-inch AMOLED touch screen display (240 x 400 pixels with 16 million colors), accelerometer, and 50MB internal microSD card slot (up to 16GB).

Other features include Smile Shot, Face Detection, HSDPA, EDGE, Bluetooth v 2.1, USB 2.0 (micro) and and  50MB internal memory,  expandable up to 8GB.

The Samsung Beat DJ is priced at Rs. 18,990.

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  1. pothinasuryarao said on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 5:48

    its rocking

  2. Gurmeen said on Thursday, September 10, 2009, 10:19

    Its a good experience with 3G S5233. The net surffing is cool in this..