There’s no stopping Samsung from introducing new phones and devices.  The Korean electronics giant just announced a new addition to its Galaxy family, but this time it’s meant for the budget conscious.  Samsung has made the budget Android handset Galaxy Pocket official with a press release.  The Samsung Galaxy Pocket will be one of the cheapest phones in the market, and this is an area Samsung has conquered with its previous budget phones, like the Galaxy Y.

As to specs, it’s what should be expected from a budget phone.  It will pack a 2.8″ QVGA LCD, 832 MHz CPU, 3GB onboard memory, 2 megapixel fixed focus camera, 3.5mm audio jack and the Stereo FM radio with RDS, 3.6 Mbps HSDPA, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth and USB.   The memory is expandable up to 32GB via microSD.

The Samsung Galaxy Pocket will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread with TouchWiz interface and will be available later this year in the UK first, and then the rest of the world.  The press release just says affordable price, but if I may make a guess, it should be in the range of $100 (P4,500).

In terms of design, the Samsung Galaxy Pocket has the same appearance as the current crop of Samsung Android phones.  It’s not something exciting or inspired but if you’re on the lookout for a budget phone, maybe you ought to check it out nonetheless.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Specifications

  • 2.8-inch QVGA LCD
  • 832 MHz CPU
  • 3GB onboard memory, expandable up to 32GB via microSD
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread with TouchWiz interface
  • 2 megapixel fixed focus camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • 3.6 Mbps HSDPA
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth and USB 2.0
  • A-GPS
  • Accellerometer, Digital Compass
  • 1,200 mAH Li-Ion battery
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51 Comments

  1. Venus Danting Quiroz Reply

    PAG-IPUNIN Q NGA MUNA YN BKA NXT YEAR MURA NLNG YN MGA FEB.GNUN..HAHA

  2. :)))) parang katulad ng myphone ung samsung ang pinag kaiba lang nila ung name ng phone . :0 mas mura pa ung myphone pareho lahat pati mga spec :)) 

  3. Tswift_13th Reply

    kung sa shoping online makaka siguro ba ako makaka iwas sa scam online !!! at makaka mura b ako !! ????
     

    • Cabalanalmar Reply

      samsung galaxy y pro mas malaki ang intrnal memmory ng pocket pro over all xame lang ung mga kayang gawin

    • I have galaxy pocket, as compared to my friend galaxy Y, I made the right choice. :)

  4. Romrom Domo Ubalde Reply

    WHY IS IT THAT MY BATTERY EASILY DRAINED?? EVENTHOUGH I ONLY USED IT FOR TXTING.

    • PINOY4minutelover2009 Reply

      turn off the packet data on your wireless and network settings. I turned off mine and the battery lasted for 8 hours 

    • turn off GPS, it allows you to increase your battery’s consumption.

    • good 5k ko sya nabili. which is better since im waiting for galaxy s duos.

  5. magkano po yung Samsung Galaxy Pocket sa SM Southmall??? kelangan ko lang po kasi mlaman thank you po :DD

  6. MAg kanu na  po ung  pocket ngauN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! pls help me
     

  7. how much is it in Samsung stores, any idea? I got mine from Smart (retention phone) but I am selling it, but I am not sure what the highest price I can get out of it hehe. 

  8. Boy Pick Up Reply

    PUUETEK !! 4,500 lang estimated PRICE?? ! 5,300 Php yan ! bumili ako. ! tsk

  9. Chenzer velasco Reply

    Mga 5000 plus yan. nakita ko sa SM.. available na po yan :)

  10. Is these phone released in Philippines? I can’t find any people that buy a Galaxy Pocket. Can you please tell me.

  11. Indian Business School Reply

    Nice phone as same as Samsung Galaxy

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  12. this is retarded, specs is almost identical to the galaxy y except for the smaller screen and internal 3gb memory. why would anyone get this over the other?

    • technobaboy Reply

      good point. the only way people will choose this over the galaxy y is if it’s priced really low

      • Earl Peter delos Reyes Reply

        Galaxy Y has proximity sensor but Pocket don’t have. SO if you need proximity sensor, stick with Y.

  13. SamsungUpdates Reply

    Pang masa to na android. dadating din ba to sa pinas techno?

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