Samsung announces Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS

Remember Samsung's successful 'Star' & 'Star 2' feature phones that sold like hot cakes? Well, this family of Star phones have now two new members - Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS. At first look, the phone looks quite like Samsung Champ but it's different. 

The Star 3 comes with a 3-inch capacitive LCD display, a 3.2-megapixel camera capable of recording QVGA videos, the TouchWiz Lite UI and 20MB of internal memory ( expandable by a microSD card, up to 16GB ). In terms of connectivity, you get FM, Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0. 

Samsung's ChatON - free messaging service is one noteworthy add on and full integration to Facebook, Twitter is supported. Both the phones have the same specifications apart from dual-sim capabilities of the Star 3 DUOS.

  • 3-inch (320 x 240 pixels) TFT LCD touch screen display
  • Dimensions - 58 x 102 x 11.5 mm and weighs 95 g
  • Dual-SIM ( Star 3 DUOS )
  • 3.2 Megapixel Fixed Focus camera
  • Samsung TouchWiz Lite
  • 3.5mm Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v 3.0
  • 20MB User memory that is expandable up to 16GB with microSD
  • 1,000 mAh battery
No official launch date to India has been given, although it's coming to Russia in February and will later arrive in Europe, Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Southeast & west Asia. If it comes to India we estimate it to cost around Rs.4,000.