Samsung prepping a $100 contract free 4G LTE smartphone for India

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High-end handsets will always be in demand, but so will the lower-end devices. The latest comes from the Times of India that reveal that Samsung is working on a RS 5,500 ($100) contract free 4G LTE smartphone for Reliance Communications in India. Let me repeat..that’s contract free. We have a number of $100 phones here in the U.S., but they are all with 2 year contracts. Right now Samsung is already offering contract free 3G phones in India for $100, so this would be the first 4G LTE offering.┬áNo word on the OS, but we assume it will be Android in favor of Windows Phone 8.

Reliance’s new LTE network, of which Samsung will assist with, has a planned soft launch in┬áMumbai and Delhi by the middle of the year. The formal launch will take place by the end of the year.

source: Times Of India

 

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