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Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo could be a new low-end Android smartphone

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Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo could be a new low-end Android smartphone
Looks like the rumored Galaxy Pocket Plus may not be the only ultra low-end smartphone Samsung has in stock for this year. Word on the street has it that another humble handset is in the works, scheduled to hit the market in May or earlier. The device in question is said to be called the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo, and given its entry-level nature, its specs won't make any jaws drop.

It is rumored that the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo comes with a 3-inch QVGA screen - that's 240 by 320 pixels. There's also supposed to be a 2-megapixel camera on its back. All standard for a smartphone features like GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and 3G connectivity should be on board as well. According to the rumor's source, the handset measures 104.95 by 57.8 by 11.8 millimeters. 

The Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo, allegedly carrying the GT-S5310 model number, will come in silver. There is a dual SIM variant being readied as well, bearing the GT-S5312 model name. 

Sadly, there is no solid evidence to back up the tipster's claim, so we can't yet tell whether this Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo truly exists or not. But even if the device is real, perhaps not many will be excited about its launch.

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posted on 06 Mar 2013, 09:32 3

1. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6448; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Low end phones are always welcome for those that can't spent a lot of money on HIGH END versions

posted on 06 Mar 2013, 10:22 1

3. GALAXY-STORM (Posts: 328; Member since: 13 Oct 2012)


This is just to kill the asha series. It might come with JB aswell.

posted on 06 Mar 2013, 10:52 1

4. sonofzeus (Posts: 95; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


Good to see that samsung still has interest in the entry level smart phones.

posted on 06 Mar 2013, 11:02 1

5. WyclefJean (Posts: 38; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


THESE FREAKING DUMMIES NEVER GET SOFTWARE UPDATES!! HATE THEM!!

posted on 06 Mar 2013, 11:42

6. jsdechavez (Posts: 703; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


At the low-end, it's Asha phones at the office. Xperia's and Galaxy's at the mid/high-end.

posted on 06 Mar 2013, 12:30

7. therealestmc (Posts: 129; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)


Are these considered smartphones?

posted on 06 Mar 2013, 14:03

9. Igneel (unregistered)


This looks like S3 mini^2 ! I guess Samsung is really sticking to the phrase 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it'.. I'd really like to see some design changes in Samsung's phone though :(
I'm not a fan but I would really like to see some change in design by Samsung..

posted on 06 Mar 2013, 20:13

10. nokiandroid (unregistered)


low end smartphones always never get updates

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