Samsung unveils the Galaxy Y DUOS and Galaxy Y Pro DUOS, Both with dual SIM capability

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Today Samsung announced the Galaxy Y DUOS (top left) and the Galaxy Y Pro DUOS (top right). Both feature a unique Dual SIM system that allows the use of two separate phone numbers and a simultaneous use of data on the same device. For those of you that have busy professional and social lives, you will find either of these phones convenient with the ability to easily switch from one line to the other.

Starting in January 2012, both phones will debut in Russia. The Galaxy Y DUOS will eventually roll out to Europe, CIS, Latin America, Southeast and Southwest Asia, Middle East, Africa and China. The Galaxy Y Pro DUOS will hit Europe, CIS, Latin America, Southwest Asia, Middle East and Africa.

For the full specs on each phone, see the press release after the break.

Balance work and play with GALAXY Y DUOS and GALAXY Y Pro DUOS

December 22, 2011

Samsung adds Dual SIM smartphones into its GALAXY smartphone line-up

SEOUL, Korea – December 22, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the latest additions to the GALAXY smartphone series, Samsung GALAXY Y DUOS and Samsung GALAXY Y Pro DUOS. Beginning in January 2012, these new devices will be available in Russia, and GALAXY Y DUOS will be gradually rolled out to Europe, CIS, Latin America, Southeast and Southwest Asia, Middle East, Africa and China. GALAXY Y Pro DUOS will be coming to Europe, CIS, Latin America, Southwest Asia, Middle East and Africa.

GALAXY Y DUOS and GALAXY Y Pro DUOS feature a unique Dual SIM system that maximizes communication flexibility by allowing two separate phone numbers and a simultaneous use of data on the same device. Users who need to balance busy professional and social lives can access and seamlessly switch from one line to the other with GALAXY Y DUOS or GALAXY Y Pro DUOS.

“With the tremendous success of the Dual SIM feature phones, we are now very pleased to be introducing the first Dual SIM smartphones powered by Android™. “We have been actively exploring this market and are well aware of the need for Dual SIM smartphones,” said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “With the GALAXY Y DUOS and the GALAXY Y Pro DUOS, Samsung will be offering more choices for all consumers.”

Samsung’s First Full Touch Smartphone with Dual SIM, GALAXY Y DUOS

GALAXY Y DUOS is for young and practical consumers who want to manage their professional career and busy social life with affordable price. Beyond the flexibility of its dual SIM card system, GALAXY Y DUOS is a beautifully designed smartphone contained in a 11.98mm polished metallic casing. Its ergonomic design is complemented by a 3.14’’ full touch display that provides optimal legibility for a smartphone of its size.

Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and running on a powerful 832MHz processor, GALAXY Y DUOS offers advanced performance and versatility needed to successfully manage busy professional and social lifestyles.

GALAXY Y DUOS also provides users with multiple options to enrich their social lives. It features ChatON, Samsung’s unique cross-platform communication service that connects all mobile users into a single community. Users can also stay connected through Social Hub, which supports email, social network integration and instant messaging, displaying all of your communication in a single inbox.

Samsung’s First QWERTY Smartphone with Dual SIM, GALAXY Y Pro DUOS

Samsung is also introducing GALAXY Y Pro DUOS, which offers additional benefits for young professionals with the combination of a full QWERTY keyboard with a 2.6’’ display, giving them more business-friendly experience with better flexibility and usability.

GALAXY Y Pro DUOS offers enhanced productivity with the inclusion of Polaris and Find My Mobile professional tools. Polaris offers easy viewing and editing of a wide range of Office documents, enabling you to work with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and even PDF files while on-the-move. Samsung’s Find My Mobile Service ensures peace-of-mind by letting users remotely lock the phone at anytime, as well as trace the phone or remotely wipe its contents in case of loss or theft.

The users can also enjoy Social Hub Premium, offering support for push email and messaging, and seamless calendar and contact synchronization between the phone and users’ Google, Yahoo and MSN accounts.

For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com

Note to Editors:

Samsung GALAXY Y DUOS Product Specifications

 

Network

HSDPA  7.2Mbps  900/2100
EDGE/GPRS  850/900/1800/1900

Display

3.14” QVGA(240×320) TFT LCD

OS

Android 2.3(Gingerbread)

Camera

Main(Rear) : 3 Megapixel fixed-focus camera

Video

Video : MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Recording : QVGA@24fps,Playback : VGA@30fps”VGA@30fps

Audio

Codec : MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+Music Player with SoundAlive
3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Value-added Features

Dual SIM
Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies 2.0
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service(Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung TouchWiz
Social Hub- Integrated Messaging(Email, SNS), Contacts/ Calendar Sync

- Basic: POP3/IMAP Email

Google™ Mobile Services- Android Market™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Maps™, Syncing with Google Calendar™
A-GPS

Connectivity

Bluetooth® technology v 3.0 USB 2.0 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Sensor Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity
Memory 4Gb(ROM) + 3Gb(RAM) + 2GB inboxmicroSD card microSD (up to 32GB)
Size 109.8 x 60 x 11.98 mm, 109 g

Battery

Standard battery, Li-ion 1,300 mAh

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 

Samsung GALAXY Y Pro DUOS Product Specifications

 

Network

HSDPA  7.2Mbps  900/2100
EDGE/GPRS  850/900/1800/1900

Display

2.6” LQVGA TFT LCD

OS

Android 2.3(Gingerbread)

Camera

Main(Rear) : 3 Megapixel fixed-focus cameraFront : VGA Camera

Video

Video : MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Recording : QVGA@24fps, Playback : VGA@30fps

Audio

Codec : MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+
Music Player with SoundAlive
3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS
Dual SIM
Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies 2.0
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service(Downloadable via Samsung Apps)

Samsung TouchWiz

Social Hub Premium- Integrated Messaging(Email, SNS), Contacts/ Calendar Sync

- Premium: SNS push notification, Push Email & Push IM

Google™ Mobile Services
- Android Market™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Map™,Syncing with Google Calendar™
A-GPS
Enterprise Solutions- VPN, EAS, Afaria, CCX, Storage Encryption
Polaris
Find My Mobile Service
Optical trackpad

Connectivity

Bluetooth® technology v 3.0

USB 2.0

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Sensor

Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity

Memory

4Gb(ROM) + 3Gb(RAM) + 2GB inbox microSD card
microSD (up to 32GB)

Size

110.8 x 63.5 x 11.9 mm, 112.3g

Battery

Standard battery, Li-ion 1,350 mAh

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of nine independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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  • Masta

    It’s a pity that high-end phones like my SGS2 don’t have an option for 2 SIM cards (without switching). I wouldn’t need to carry 2 phones with me…