Entry-level Samsung Galaxy Fame is announced with 1GHz processor and Android 4.1

Entry-level Samsung Galaxy Fame is announced with 1GHz processor and Android 4.1
Here's a new smartphone that is shaping up like a decent entry-level Android offering. It is known as the Samsung Galaxy Fame and it was just announced officially after being leaked on the web several times already. Dressed in pearl white or metallic blue, the handset comes with unimpressive, yet passable hardware specs and Android 4.1 with Samsung's nature-inspired interface on top, so all the device now needs is a reasonable price tag.

How much the Samsung Galaxy Fame will cost, however, isn't yet known. What we do know, on the other hand, is that it has a 3.5-inch HVGA TFT screen, 512MB of RAM, and a 1GHz processor of unspecified make and model. There's a 5MP auto-focus camera on its back paired with an LED flash, and a front-facing camera is located above its screen. Other notable specs include a smallish 1,300mAh battery and measly 4GB of storage, which can be expanded with the use of a microSD card. The handset weighs 120 grams, has a thickness of 11,6 millimeters, and will come in NFC flavor as well.

Out of the box, the Samsung Galaxy Fame will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with a handful of UI tweaks added, courtesy of the smartphone's maker. These include motion gestures, such as a shake to refresh information displayed on all active widgets and flipping the device face-down in order to mute an incoming call. 

And that's the Samsung Galaxy Fame in a nutshell. Again, the smartphone won't impress any power users, or even anyone who has ever handled an Android mid-range device, but it could be an all-around nice handset for customers on a budget, as long as it gets the right price tag stuck to it. We don't yet know when the Samsung Galaxy Fame will hit the shelves, but we suppose that it will be on display later this month at MWC.


source: Samsung

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Galaxy Fame
  • Display 3.5" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1300 mAh(6.16h 3G talk time)

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14 Comments

1. imsickwithsmartphone

Posts: 153; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

this is the only smartphone that I can own, thank you Sammy :)

5. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I have to thumbs up on you because we are the same...

7. sayedejaz

Posts: 24; Member since: Feb 05, 2013

Some say same design and all. but ..yes i want all their phone to be ' UNITED '

2. spideyhead256

Posts: 148; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

jellybean on an entry level device is pretty impressive.good value for money (and yes this comment is diverted towards you htc)

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Everything is good...but i want to know the screen resolution it is sporting. All those good points will go down the drain if the resolution is below 800X640 or something like that. My niece has a Galaxy Y, and boy, with that pixel density it's a pain. But this should be a good phone...i mean not even some of the high end device comes with 4.1 out of the box.

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Damn! 320 x 480 pixels with a ppi of 165...even my old 5530XM has a better ppi.

4. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

I had a chance to play with a Galaxy Y (800mhz cpu, 200MB something ram) and it was very smooth. Save for the crappy screen, I'd say I'll recommend it to budget buyers. I'm pretty sure this Galaxy Fame will be an even better budget smartphone.

14. yousef8824

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

832mhz and 290mb ram

6. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Only think missing in galaxy ace or y was a good UI.....with nature UX this device should be a good low end device...

8. uchihakurtz

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

And Ace II is still on Gingerbread... -___-"

10. GoJin

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 05, 2013

.Samsung really sucks when it comes to updates! I'm still using my very first Android mobile. The Samsung Galaxy W i8150 the Galaxy W has a little better specs than this... 1.4GHz processor 3.8inch display 1500mAh battery Samsung released this phone with Jelly Bean and yet SGW is still in Gingerbread. whadaheck Samsung! I'm your follower! Come on!!!

11. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

time to root!

12. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

the shape will defintely feel good in your hands.

13. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

I dislike the names that phone manufacturers are coming up with. They are really confusing and misleading. I think they are picking those names on purpose. Why are all the phones Galaxies now? So they feel like they have a Galaxy with higher end specs at a lower price tag. A Galaxy will always be a Galaxy right? Same with Sony Z / ZL. Etc....

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