Samsung today announced the launch of a new Android-based Samsung Galaxy available to the subscribers of Tata DoCoMo.
The phone features a 3.2” AMOLED full touch-screen. It can support up to 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and WiFi connectivity. It comes equipped with Google Mobile services including Google Search™, Google Maps™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Calendar™, Google Talk™ and Android MarketTM. Furthermore with the integrated GPS in the handset, user can avail services such as My Location, Google Latitude, local search and route description. It has a 5 mega pixel camera and promises to offer long battery life up to 1500 mAH.
“TATA DOCOMO is a young brand that recently rolled out GSM services across eight circles (so far),” Mr. Deepak Gulati, President, TATA DOCOMO, said “When we launched our services, we had promised our subscribers that we would bring to them the best products and services—products that will stand for innovation and a pioneering spirit, and which would offer them convenience and simplicity. Living up to that promise, we are launching the Samsung Galaxy with one-touch Google Mobile Services (GMS). This launch marks the beginning of TATA DOCOMO’s relationship with Samsung. We will continue working together to launch more innovative mobile offerings for Indian consumers on the Tata DOCOMO platform,” he added.
Mr. B D Park, Director - Telecom, Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd. commented, “We are very happy to be launching the Company’s first Android-powered mobile phone with Google Mobile Services in partnership with TATA DOCOMO. This powerful device will allow consumers to fully experience all mobile based Google applications on this phone. With its innovative features, Samsung Galaxy will offer a strong value proposition to discerning TATA DOCOMO customers.”
The Samsung Tata DoCoMo combine will offer the handset as part of a bundled scheme offering 500 Mb free download for 6 months. The handset is priced at Rs 28,990/-
“Applications from the Android Market can be downloaded and installed on to this mobile over the air, without the use of a PC, thereby opening up an entire new world to the user.” states Mr. Asim Warsi, GM- Marketing, Samsung India Electronics Ltd.
“At TATA DOCOMO, our promise has been to provide a refreshingly different experience to our fast-growing customer base,” Mr. Sunil Tandon, Regional Head, TATA DOCOMO, said. “The launch of the Samsung Android is part of that endeavor—to provide subscribers with a world-class product that lets them experience the vast range of applications of the Android Market.”