This Samsung Star Deluxe handset with a 3.5-inch touchscreen is actually a feature phone

This Samsung Star Deluxe handset with a 3.5-inch touchscreen is actually a feature phone
The Samsung Star Deluxe Duos

The Samsung Star Deluxe Duos

Here is a new Samsung phone, images of which just leaked on the web along with some hardware specifications. It has a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen up front, a 3.2-megapixel camera is present on its back, and by looking at the image one can instantly assume that the device runs TouchWiz UI on top of Android. However, an entry-level smartphone this is not.

The Samsung Star Deluxe Duos S5292 is actually a feature phone, so forget about having access to the plethora of apps at the Play Store from it. There is a modest 312MHz processor ticking inside the little munchkin, along with 128MB of RAM. At least there is Wi-Fi on board, so one should be able to access the web and social networks, albeit to a limited extent. Storage capacity is set at 512MB, but one can add extra with a microSD card. As the name suggests, the Star Deluxe Duos works with tho SIM cards at the same time.

So there you have it: Samsung has a feature phone in stock for us, and an official announcement might not be far off. We have no word regarding pricing yet, but we believe the Star Deluxe Duos will be very affordable.

source: Techulator via Unwired View

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25 Comments

1. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

312mhz? Holy crap.

7. Aeires unregistered

For a feature phone, that's probably fast.

13. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Sprint just released the M400 recently, its a basic camera flipphone... and it has a 400mhz processor according to the spec sheet.

19. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

Is this the line for the phone with apps?

22. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

remember those times that 300mhz are the fastest! :)

2. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Samsung makes nice flagships, but their feature phones are nothing less than Nightmares! Honestly, after 4-5 months use this becomes so crap you'll throw is away. Only Nokia for feature phones.

3. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Its running on Bada?

8. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Probably good 'old' Android from what i can make out of the homescreen...or maybe super light version of Gingerbread. Reminds me of Symbian 60v5 phones...434mhz, 128 ram...but it was enough to run the Symbian though. But it quickly ran out of memory because of the ram. Multi tasking will be an issue with that ram.

12. g2a5b0e unregistered

Correct me if I wrong, but if it was running a version of Android, wouldn't it be a smartphone?

15. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Correct me if i'm wrong here but are you telling me there's no feature Android smart phone??

16. g2a5b0e unregistered

I'm not exactly sure what you mean by that. I feel like you're mincing words. I am under the impression that the Android OS is a smartphone operatiing system only. Therefore, since this is a feature phone, it can't be running Android. It might be running something skinned to look like it, but it can't be Android. I can't answer your question without an answer to mine.

17. SkOne

Posts: 105; Member since: May 02, 2012

No, Android is a SMART PHONE os.

18. MesEyes

Posts: 18; Member since: Jan 05, 2011

There is not.

4. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Aren't those some of the same specs' as my iPhone 4?? wtf, I knew this darn thing was a darn "Feature Phone" all the time, Apple just kept lying to me. I'm suing their iA$$es!

20. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

That was SO w-e-a-k.

5. Cesar

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

312 mhz? 128MB of RAM? Why the HELL are they making this phones?

6. No_Nonsense unregistered

It's a featurephone, not a smartphone.

14. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Yea but they could certainly make feature phones that arent just pathetic. There was the Samsung Jet, back in 2009 I think, had a 800mhz processor, which was faster than most smartphones at that time.

10. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

It's for beginners or someone graduating from a flip phone; you know, there still people who use flip phones (our Mayor here in NYC for one).

9. dromon

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

Designed to compete with nokia asha series. It's worse though, so i don't give it high hopes of succeeding.

11. itsjustJOH

Posts: 232; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

And I thought they're done with feature phones.

21. scorch

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

I'm sorry but that phone is ugly

23. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

running Bada? how about Tizen?

24. pliskin1

Posts: 59; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

I don't believe it, wifi and android on a feature phone, as in no data contracts?

25. g2a5b0e unregistered

It's not Android. It's just a feature phone skinned to look like it.

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