In addition to the Win, Infinite and Trend II for the China market, Samsung is also launching two new entry-level Android smartphones for other markets. Called Galaxy Star and Galaxy Pocket Neo, both devices have a compact, curved form factor and a stylish design. They run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system with Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface.
The Star and Pocket Neo have similar features, except that the former gets a faster processor. The Star is powered by a 1GHz processor and Pocket Neo packs a 850MHz CPU, and both of them have 512MB of RAM. The two Galaxy phones both come with a 3-inch QVGA LCD touchscreen, a 2 Megapixel main camera, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11n connectivity and FM radio. You can also find AGPS/GPS and GLONASS support. 4GB internal memory is available and there is a microSD slot for expansion.
There will be single SIM and dual SIM models. The latter will include Dual SIM Always On feature for you to use two numbers on the same phone. You can even choose one of numbers when they send a text message as there are two different sending buttons for two numbers on the same page. The Star supports only quad-band EDGE network, and the Pocket Neo adds support for 900/2100MHz HDUPA.