Samsung launches entry-level Galaxy Star smartphone in India for Rs 5,240

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has launched its entry-level Galaxy Star smartphone in the Indian market. The company has priced this smartphone at Rs 5,240 (MRP). 


The Samsung Galaxy Star smartphone runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. The smartphone is fuelled by a 1200 mAh battery. It comes with 512 MB RAM and 4GB internal memory.


Runs Jelly Bean



Here’s a quick look at the specs of the Galaxy Star smartphone:

  • 3-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels
  • 2MP camera
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 4GB internal memory + microSD support for 32GB more memory


The Galaxy Star comes bundled with Intelligent Motion UI that maximises smart features for the most responsive, intuitive user experience. For example, shake the device to refresh and update, mute volume by simply flipping device  etc. The smartphone also employs Samsung's "Smart Dual SIM" feature, which enables the user to receive calls on one SIM while taking a call from the other, .


The Galaxy Star comes preloaded with ChatOn, Samsung’s cross-platform communication service, and others such as Google Search and Google Now. It is also embedded with the Samsung Apps store. 


The Galaxy Star is being launched with a free data offer from Vodafone – 250 MB per month for 2 months .The offer is applicable on Vodafone 2G on purchase of Samsung Galaxy Star till July 31, 2013 .


Announcing the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Star, Mr. Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Samsung Mobile, stated, “In line with our commitment to providing Smartphones to a wider set of consumers , I am happy to announce the launch of Galaxy Star – a device that provides superior value to consumers based on its advanced features , intuitive performance and superior design features. We want more and more feature phone users to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Star.”

Published Date: May 24, 2013 06:23 pm | Updated Date: May 24, 2013 06:23 pm