Samsung announces Galaxy Express with 4.5-inch display and LTE support
Samsung has announced a new smartphone for the mid-range segment as the Galaxy Express. The all new Galaxy Express is designed to be in an affordable price tag with superior features. Samsung Galaxy Express also supports LTE connectivity which enables the smartphone to have dazzlingly fast internet on the move.
Samsung Galaxy Express has a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with WVGA resolution. There is a 5MP camera on the rear along with an LED flash and a 1.3MP camera on the front for video calling and video chatting purposes. The Galaxy Express is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and there is 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot for expansion.
The Galaxy Express comes with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system and Samsung also bundled a number of utilities such as AllShare Play, S Beam and ChatOn messenger. In terms of connectivity, the Galaxy Express has Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, microUSB, MHL and NFC support. Considering the LTE support feature, the Galaxy Express has quad-band LTE with 800/900/1800/2600 frequency, there is also tri-band HSPA＋ with 850/900/2100 and quad-band EDGE with 850/900/1800/1900 present on the smartphone. As there is no support for 2300MHz TD-LTE, the smartphone will undoubtedly not going to support LTE connectivity in India.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Express:
- 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 800 x 480 pixels (WVGA) resolution
- 5MP rear camera with LED flash, 1.3MP front camera
- 1.2GHz dual-core processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB of internal storage, microSD card support (up to 32GB)
- Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC, GPS, microUSB, MHL
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
- Accelerometer, Light, Digital Compass, Proximity, Gyroscope
- 2,000mAh battery
- Dimensions: 132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm
- Weight: 139.1 g
Specifications wise, the Galaxy Express is an affordable version of the earlier launched Galaxy Grand, however, the display scaled down and Super AMOLED Plus used in the latest sibling. Of course LTE support will going to be the major point for gaining of the Galaxy Express in the market but for assuming the sales we have to wait for the pricing details of the Galaxy Express. The status on the Galaxy Express availability and pricing is yet to be announced by Samsung, so stay tuned for more information.