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