Samsung Rex 60, Rex 70, Rex 80 and Rex 90 low cost handsets announced

Samsung will soon launch the Rex Series handset that will be available for a price tag of under Rs. 6,500. The Samsung Rex 60, Rex 70, Rex 80 and Rex 90 will compete with the Nokia Asha series.

The Samsung Rex Handsets are not android based phones; instead they will run on the Samsung’s proprietary OS with Samsung TouchWiz interface. The Samsung Rex 60 comes with minimal features with the lowest price tag.

Samsung Rex 60
The Rex 60 sports a 2.8 inch QVGA LCD screen (resistive touchscreen) with dual SIM (optional) support. The handset is 12.2mm thick and comes with 1.3MP rear camera, 2G (EDGE), SNS ready, 30MB memory, micro SD, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3, micro USB and 1000 mAh battery.

Samsung Rex 60

Samsung Rex 70
This 11.99 mm thick hot swappable dual SIM model comes with a 3 inch QVGA TFT capacitive screen with TouchWiz interface. Other features included are USB, Bluetooth 3, Wi-Fi, 2G(EDGE), 2MP rear FF camera, SNS ready, proximity sensors, 10MB memory, micro SD slot and 1000 mAh battery.

Samsung Rex 70

Samsung Rex 80
Another dual SIM phone with 2G support only (EDGE) with TouchWiz lite UI. Key features are 3.2MP rear camera, SNS ready, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3, USB, proximity sensor, 20MB memory, micro SD support and 1000 mAh battery. The Rex 80 comes with a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen with QVGA resolution.

Samsung Rex 80

Samsung Rex 90
The Rex 90 sports a 3.5 inch HVGA screen (capacitive touchscreen) with dual SIM support (Hot Swappable). Key features are 10MB memory, micro SD support, proximity sensor, 11.84mm thickness, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and micro USB.

Samsung Rex 90

All of the Rex models listed will be priced between Rs. 4,000 to Rs. 6,500.

{ 29 Responses }

  1. Champ says

    Hi anoop to inform you about the battery life am being using samsung champ since last 2 years which has a 1000mAh battery it gives me continues charge of atleast 36 hours on continues internet and gaming, and also 15 + days standby time.

  2. sangram says

    Samsung’s strategy is to fill every mobile phone market is incredible…even though those phones are powered by JAVA os, they are going to affect sales of Asha 309 and asha 310.

  3. ashish says

    Most unfortunate thing is that. These phones are not available in Android platform. They are java powered :(

  4. Anoop says

    To be honest, all the phones in the list are absolutely useless. How dare samsung to release this many phones with 1000mAs battery?? even low end nokia java phones have above 1000mAs… samsung is very useless and cheating people… i m sure that the charge won’t even last for 1 day. you will see the right behaviour of phone after usage of few months..u must carry your charger where ever you go. otherwise the phone is worth may be low cost also….

  5. Dharmesh Rana says

    These all models looks S***t at this price.

    Better to buy from local brands like MMX, Spice.

  6. D v raju says

    I think ASHA will got the edge over REX in the battary back up rex doesn’t come near to asha in the huge sub’s and rural market

  7. Tech Addict says

    At present, nokia asha like 309 is the king of lite smartphones with third party app support, albeit a little. The only interesting thing to see is how samsung’s full touchwiz UI will create it’s magic. I liked starII for it’s UI, good display and touch response but disliked for app support as compared to nokia. Also the REX 90’s (which is only appealing) price is insanely close to galaxy androids. I think these phones should atleast stay Rs1.5k away from tier-1 androids like galaxy pocket.

    • teja says

      Touch wizz s**ks ! especially for bada os … these days mobiles users are app maniacs …simple saying no to any OS if no apps . now i came to know why samsung said they will ship 500 million phones in 2013 , in that 250 millions will be REX series it seems ….

    • teja says

      Asha 311for sure ,it is very good looking phone but it has wifi issues but 2g and 3g is awesome, u can search in google about wifi issues. apart from this its an ultimate phone . great light weight os ,with wonderful touch screen with gorilla glass for protection and s40 smartphone like UI, decent apps for a basic user (no pdf (mediocre epub reader)or document viewer) .

      • Glory says

        Don’t waste 6k on nokia asha, better go for alcatel one touch glory2 available@4350 running on android 4.1.2 with 512mb ram and 4gb internal with sd card slot.

  8. teja says

    Nokia asha has at-least good looking s40 os with some good limited apps , samsung bada has no future no apps nothing … how come these are competition to nokia.

  9. Ayub says

    No reason as why samsung’s these feature phone populating the market. Best thing samsung would have done if they have offered their ailing Bada OS in these phones. These are nothing but their STAR series phones with new jackets.

  10. amitpareek says

    Release of these handsets and galaxy grand clearly shows that micromax capturing attention and market from Samsung in India.

  11. vipin says

    Good for nothing, since android phones are available from 300 onwards this will buy by only ignorant people ,Samsung is making people fools this should priced below 3000 rupees…

    • JELLY BEAN says

      you r right dude

      the price of rex 60 should be 2500
      of Rex 70 should be 3000
      and rex 80 and rex 90 ,3300 and 3890 respectively


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