Exclusive: Samsung India to Launch Moto E competitor with Dual Core and Android KitKat 4.4 Soon

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ARM estimates that entry level Android Market will exponentially grow in the upcoming years and tier one players won’t be missing out on any action in this price segment. To rival Moto E, Samsung will soon launch its dual core KitKat phone, for around 7,000 INR, Testing units for which have already made their way to Indian shores on 24th May, 2014.

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The Smartphone has been named SM- G350E, which will be a dual SIM variant of SM-G357F spotted on Swedish website. Samsung’s new phone will have a lot in common with the Moto E including 1 GB RAM, 4.3 Inch display,Dual core processor and Android 4.4 KitKat.


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Samsung is also expected to load this phone with 8 GB internal memory and better imaging hardware. Samsung SMG357E will have a 5 MP autofocus rear camera capable of HD video recording complimented by a VGA front shooter. The chipset is also expected to be the same dual core SoC that we first saw on Galaxy Core LTE, with 1.2 GHz Cortex A9 based dual  core CPU and PowerVR SGX 544 MP GPU.

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Global branded Android smartphones will soon be flooding entry level segment and this spells a lot of trouble for domestic manufacturers. We are eager to see what Samsung brings to the table and this should happen any time soon.

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Comments

  1. $2548414 says

    Trouble for Indian Gray Box wallahs like MMX, Lava et. al., but Well endowed economically priced Samsung mobiles will only come after 6 months.. because Sammy will want to clear stock of all the low end junk it has put into market as low end phones.

    • Armaan says

      Sammy is already testing SM- G350E. It is just waiting for right timing to launch it. But I am sure it won’t sell at 7k…demand will take the price high as it will not be flipkart selling it exclusively.

  2. $2548414 says

    The real action in India will
    be at >7k price point i.e. vis a vis Moto E, and the battle can be for 10
    million Smart Phones per year, during 2014-15, i.e. market of over $ 1
    Billion in India alone.Consumer needs max bang for
    buck.and good quality hardware.Moto E has some draw backs- but if Motorola brings a Moto E1 with
    LED Flash-5 MP cam with AF and front cam- it could walk away with half
    the market. Sammy perhaps will compete in 2015 only, and will get 25% market share if it discards the bloatware it loads its fones with.

  3. Shreemadhy Ganesh says

    Hi, Any updates are available about this Samsung phone (Sm – G350E) – Competitor for Moto E ???

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