Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Samsung unveils Galaxy dual SIM Smartphones

Samsung Electronics West Africa, has unveiled the latest additions to the Galaxy smartphone series, the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro and Samsung Galaxy Y Duos in Lagos, which allow consumers to track and manage their lost or stolen device over the internet.”
The Business Manager Hand Held Product, Samsung, Mr. Daesong Ra, said that Samsung Galaxy Y Pro and Galaxy Y Duos both have feature for the dual SIM technology.

This, he said, affords users the ability to maximize communication flexibility, allowing two mobile phone lines and simultaneous data connections on the same mobile device.

The technology, he also said, allows true work, life balance for users who need to balance their busy professional and social lives.

To provide true smartphone capabilities and ensure consumers social enjoy better performance and work on the go, the devices come with the Samsung social hub solution that facilitates set up of multiple electronic mail (email) accounts.

Mr. Ra further said that Samsung applications’ stores free mobile apps, Samsung ChatOn instant messaging solution.

“To ensure true security of device and information, both devices come with the pCloud service, that allows consumers track and manage their lost or stolen device over the internet,” he said.

Both devices, he explained, run on the Android Operating System (OS) which includes the full range of services from Google mobile such as Gmail, Google Map, Google search, Android Market (with over 250,000 apps), YouTube, Google Latitude and Places (location based service). Other fantastic communication solutions included Yahoo, Twitter, Skype and Facebook. It also comes with a user friendly interface in Touchwiz UX.

According to him, the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro is also Samsung first dual SIM smartphone, stressing that the device is tailored for emerging professionals striving to keep work and social life in tandem. 
Embeded with essential business applications in a sleek modern design, he said, the Samsung Galaxy Pro is a highly efficient and advanced communication tool for improved productivity and better performance for active users who simply want more out of life.

For the Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, which is Samsung's first affordable full touch screen smartphone with the dual SIM functionality .It is targeted at young and practical consumers who want to manage their busy day-to-day life and busy social life.

Beyond the dual SIM flexibility, the device is a beautifully designed smartphone with polished metallic finish.

“Its ergonomic design is complemented by a 3.14'' full touch display that provides optimal legibility for a smartphone of its size,” he said.

Emphasising that with the tremendous success of the dual SIM feature phones, Samsung is very pleased to be introducing the first Samsung Dual SIM smartphones powered by Android.

In his remarks, the Managing Director, Samsung Electronics Nigeria, Mr. Idorenyen Enang, said, “We have been actively exploring this market and are well aware of the need for Dual SIM smartphones. With the Galaxy Y Pro and the Galaxy Y Duos, Samsung will be offering more choices for all consumers."

Remmy Nweke

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