Samsung brings a smartphone for the Youth – Galaxy Y

Lahore: 10 November, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media, telecommunications and convergence technologies, has now launched ‘GALAXY – Y. This is an innovative smartphone, customized to suit the communication needs and budget of the youth. The Samsung S5360 Galaxy Y promises the Android experience at a bargain. Its highly economical price means that a kid’s first cell phone can be a smartphone.

The youthful device includes most of the cutting-edge features of the Samsung Galaxy-S range, delivering a powerful smartphone performance. It is easy to handle with sleek dimensions (102.9 x 57.9 x 12.2 mm) and light weight (96.8 grams). The device features a 3” TFT touchscreen with QVGA resolution. It also has a 3.5mm audio jack and a MicroUSB port.

The CPU is an ARMv6 unit, which provides Wi-Fi, GPS, a solid browser and a doc viewer. The Galaxy Y features a 2 Mega Pixel camera along with a loudspeaker, a 1200mAh Li-Ion battery and access to the microSD card. It can run the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread with TouchWiz 3.0, which brings it in step with the latest Android phones. The Galaxy Y phonebook also supports Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.

It has an on-screen QWERTY keyboard, along with a preloaded Swype keyboard. Its 2 MP camera also offers geotagging, smile shot, image effects and scenes. Moreover, the Android Market also offers plenty of games, handy tools and productivity apps for the Galaxy Y users.

Samsung Pakistan’s Managing Director, Mr. Hee Chang Yee said; “Using the advanced technologies in the smartphone market, Samsung Electronics will enable the young consumers to enjoy a smart life with the Galaxy Y smartphone. We will continue to bring specialized innovative products for each segment of consumers.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 174,000 people in 193 offices across 66 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com

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