Samsung has launched the Galaxy Y Duos Lite an affordable android smartphone for Rs. 6,900 and the Samsung Galaxy S Duos – not a lighter version though for Rs. 17,900. Both these handsets have got the Duos advantage i.e. Dual SIM capabilities.

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite
This lighter version of Android phone from Samsung, priced at Rs. 6,900 comes with basic necessities. It sports a 2.8 inch screen with below average 320×240 pixels resolution. The processing speed is @ 832MHz via a single core processor.

This handset runs on Android 2.3, comes with 3gigs of internal storage and RAM I think will be under 512MB. MicroSD card is supported. Other features included are 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 2MP rear camera and 3.5mm jack. A 1200 mAh battery will power this handset.

Price Rs. 6,900

Samsung Galaxy S Duos
For a price of around Rs. 17K you can own the Samsung Galaxy S Duos which incidentally looks like the Samsung Galaxy S3. This smartphone runs on ICS (Android 4.0) OS with dual SIM always on mode.

Samsung Galaxy S Duos and Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite

With the dual SIM always on mode, when the user who is busy on call using SIM 1 gets a call on the SIM 2, it is forwarded to SIM 1, and the caller does not get a not reachable message. Moreover the user also gets a call waiting tone and can switch and receive the call on SIM 1 forwarded through SIM 2.

The display screen is 4 inches with impressive resolution of 800×480 pixels. There is a 5mp rear auto focus camera and a VGA front camera. The RAM is 512MB with single core 1GHz processing power. The internal storage is 4GB with microSD support. A 1500 mAh battery powers this handset.

Price Rs. 17,900

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By Rajeev Rana

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