Network provider Three has announced it will soon count the Samsung Galaxy Fame among its range of smart phones.
The budget Samsung Galaxy Fame takes its design genes from its beefier brother the Samsung Galaxy S3 with rounded edges and colour scheme options, but features a reduced specs line up to match its lower cost.
“The Samsung Galaxy Fame is a welcome addition to Three,” said Head of Devices at Three, Sylvia Chind. Complemented by our award winning network, browsing the internet, suing apps like YouTube or sharing music, phones and videos on the go, this innovative smartphone fits your needs perfectly.”
Samsung Galaxy Fame Features
The entry-level Samsung Galaxy Fame features a basic set of components including a 3.5-inch HVGA TFT display running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Alongside the critically acclaimed Samsung TouchWiz UI, the budget handset also offers Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and NFC connectivity.
A 1GHz single-core processor won’t be winning any races but is plenty fast enough for browsing and playing apps, especially with 512MB of RAM. Just 4GB of internal storage will be rapidly used up by texts, emails, downloaded apps and music, so it’s lucky the Samsung Galaxy S3 memory can be expanded up to 32GB by a microSD card.
In terms of camera specs, a low quality VGA front-facing camera is coupled with 5-megapixels in the rear with auto-focus and flash.
Weighing in at 120.6g and measuring 11.6mm thick, the Samsung Galaxy Fame hosts a 1300mAh lithium ion battery.
Samsung Galaxy Fame Release Date and Price
A precise Samsung Galaxy Fame release date has yet to be announced, but Samsung confirmed the handset will go on sale in the UK from March. With the latest announcement from Three and a pre-MWC unveiling it seems customers wanting to get their hands on the entry-level device may not have long to wait.
Neither a SIM-free Samsung Galaxy Fame price nor details of available tariffs have been released, but the Samsung Galaxy Fame is expected to be showcased at this month’s MWC when further information should become available.
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