Recently we saw many manufacturers becoming active in the budget Android arena, resulting in many new android phones in the range of 5,000 INR to 10,000 INR. Samsung, Global Android Giant and Tier one smartphone manufacturer has stepped into this arena with, Samsung Galaxy Trend Duos, priced at 8,490 INR.

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This phone sports a 4 inch WVGA 480 x 800 pixel display. This gives you 233 pixels per inches which is fine display clarity at this price range. You can get a better screen size with similarly priced phones like Micromax Canvas Fun A76.

This phone is powered by 1.2 GHz Dual core processor whose make has not yet specified. This is in range with what domestic manufacturers are offering in this price bracket. This processor is backed by a RAM capacity of 512 MB and internal storage of 4 GB which can be further extended to 32 GB using MicroSD card.

The primary camera is of 3 MP and no front camera is present in this smartphone. The Android version is Android 4.1 Jelly bean which will provide with pretty good first time Android experience, for which budget phones are usually intended.

The battery capacity is 1500 mAh. Micromax Canvas Fun A 76 is offering 2000 mAh battery at similar price range all though the talk time difference between the two might not be much. This phone comes with Dual SIM functionality and other Connectivity features include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v 3.0 and aGPS.

With slightly more money (~ 1000 INR) you can go for quad core devices like XOLO Q700. This phone will definitely enjoy the Brand advantage of Samsung which is the largest selling brand in India. Samsung Galaxy Trend Duos is available in Black and white color and is available from online retailer Snapdeal for Rs. 8,490. Samsung is soon expected to launch another budget android phone in India this month.

Key Specifications

Model Samsung Galaxy Trend Duos
Processor 1.2 GHz Dual core
Display 4 Inch, WVGA
RAM/ ROM 512 MB/ 4 GB
O.S. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Camera 3 MP
Battery 1500 mAh
Price Rs. 8,490
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