Samsung Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS (Dual SIM) Touch Phones Launched

Samsung LogoSamsung launches Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS, the successors to the bestselling Samsung Star series, enhanced by ChatON, a cross-platform social networking messenger service. Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS are both touch phones with built-in music player, 3” QVGA screen, 3.2MP camera, embedded WiFi 802.11. Star 3 DUOS is a dual SIM phone. Both Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS look alike, except there is DUOS logo below the screen on Star 3 DUOS.

Beginning in late January, these devices will be available in Russia and then gradually rolled out in CIS, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, and Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia.

[advt]Featuring enhanced social networking services and communication capabilities, robust multimedia playback with stylish and sleek design, the Samsung Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS are the ideal device choices for socially-connected users who depend on their phones for playing, storing and sharing multimedia content on the go.


The Star 3 and the Star 3 DUOS are touch phones featuring a minimalist metallic frame with rounded edges, and providing an ergonomic grip while 11.5mm thin. The phone’s interface features only essential keys while leaving input primarily to touch.

These new phones give social life a boost with enhanced social networking services. ChatON communication service enables sign-in without ID or PW to send personalized multimedia messages, group chat, buddy management. Push IM via ChatON, various Instant Messaging services with MSN, Yahoo!, and Google Talk, natively integrated Facebook, Twitter and push emails keep users entertained and connected – anytime, anywhere.

Meanwhile, the Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS promise a rich multimedia experience, with a full array of entertainment options available despite the location. A built-in music player enables users to access and play their favorite music titles from a single device. The device’s 3” QVGA screen provides immersive display of rich media and webpages, while a 3.2MP camera allows one to capture his or her priceless life moments in a few simple steps while on the move. Additionally, embedded WiFi 802.11 functionality offers fast speeds for easy web browsing and content downloading.

The Star 3 DUOS features all the rich functionality of the Star 3 in addition to a unique Dual SIM system that maximizes communication flexibility, allowing two separate phone numbers in a single device. Users who need to balance busy professional and social lives can, at the touch of a button, use this feature to switch between lines and billing plans according to need.

JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics said:

“We are pleased to launch the Star 3 and Star 3 DUOS, a further enhanced version of the bestselling Samsung Star series. With the new Star 3 touch phones, Samsung continues to offer the best social networking experiences and opportunities for our feature phone users.”

Samsung Star 3 & Star 3 DUOS Product Specifications

Network EDGE  850/900/1800/1900
Display 3.0” QVGA TFT LCD
Camera 3.2 Megapixel Fixed Focus
Video Codec : MPEG4, H.263Play : QVGA@25fps (MPEG4)Recording : QCIF@15fps
Audio Codec : MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+/WMAMusic Player with SoundAlive3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS
Value-added Features Samsung TouchWiz Lite / WAP 2.0 (NetFront 4.2)
Samsung Kies
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Enhanced Social Networking- IM: ChatON, MSN, Yahoo, Google Talk, Facebook Chat- SNS: Facebook, Twitter- EAS Push Email, WDS easy email setup
Opera mini browser
Dual-SIM (* Available for Star 3 DUOS only)
Connectivity Bluetooth technology v 3.0Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Memory 20MB User memory, microSD (up to 16GB)
Size 58 x 102 x 11.5 mm, 95 g
Battery Standard battery, Li-ion 1,000 mAh

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

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