This is the Samsung Galaxy Star Trios - guess how many SIM cards it supports

We just found out that LG isn’t the only major smartphone maker that has a new triple SIM Android handset. Samsung is playing this game as well. And, just like LG, it’s doing it with a very low-end smartphone.

Meet the Samsung Galaxy Star Trios, which seems to be just a slightly updated Galaxy Star S5280 (this one was released in the first half of 2013).

The Galaxy Star Trios was recently launched by Samsung in Brazil. LG’s triple SIM handset, called Optimus L1 II Tri, is also available there, so we’re guessing that people really need this kind of smartphones 'round those parts.

Running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Star Trios features a 3.14-inch QVGA (240 x 320) display, single-core 1GHz Snapdragon S1 processor, HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2MP rear camera, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of expandable internal memory, and a 1,300 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy Star Trios can be bought via numerous retailers in Brazil - in either black, or white. It’s more expensive than LG’s Optimus L1 II Tri, being sold for around $165. That is a lot of money for what the phone is offering.

source: Samsung Brazil

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16 Comments

1. XperiaOptimusOne unregistered

Awww..look at that cute little worthless thing.

10. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

Umm... why isAwww..look a hyperlink?

11. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Because www(.) -----> hyperlink.

2. Jommick

Posts: 221; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

S1? Sounds like my old Samsung Focus.

15. Augustine

Posts: 1043; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

To me, my old Samsung Dart...

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Can the someone explain to me the need for THREE SIM cards in one phone?

4. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Me too

7. XperiaOptimusOne unregistered

In some Asian markets, its cheaper to call/text if you're in the same carrier.

8. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

cartels will surely need one

9. hurrycanger

Posts: 1759; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

This is a one type of promotion I got when I was in Vietnam: "Buy a sim card for $3 and get $10 worth of account balance." So yeah, pay $9 and you get $30 of balance.

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Palm is gonna sue Samsung lol. Introducing the Samsung Galaxy s pre.

6. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

nope ..ill just wait for the Galaxy Star QuattroS

12. fawazkp

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

samsung is trying to beat old cheap china......mobiles......becoz.....china mobile have.....3 sim device....before 10 years..................silly sammy........dont make.......*!@$*/*!/*@$E//!$!@*#/$

13. power_x

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

another day another galaxy

14. g2a5b0e unregistered

Another day, another "another day, another Galaxy" comment. Originality. Look it up in the dictionary & try to apply it to your daily life.

16. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

A 3 sim phone is a phone that spouses should be aware of... if your spouse has one, they're cheating!

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