Samsung Galaxy Note3 Neo in India by Feb-end
Posted on Feb 18 2014 | IANS
By Aparajita Gupta, Bali (Indonesia), Feb 18 : Samsung Tuesday launched here its big-screen smartphone Galaxy Note3 Neo, which, the company said, would be available in India later this month.
The Note3 Neo is priced at Rs.40,900.
The product was unveiled at the Samsung Forum 2014 here and Vineet Taneja, country head, mobile and IT, Samsung India Electronics, said it would be available in India "between last week of February and early March".
The smartphone sports a 5.5 inches HD display, a super fast hexa-core processor and innovative solutions, including multi-window feature. The device is equipped with multiple sensors such as accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor to further enhance user experience.
The company also launched Galaxy Grand Neo for the Southwest Asia market.
Samsung started the Note series in 2011.
The company also added to its the tablet series, launching the 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy NotePro. Priced at Rs.64,900, it has more than 4 million pixels with 3 GB RAM and a 10-hour battery life.
The company also unveiled a mid-segment device, Galaxy Tab3 Neo, with 1 GB RAM. It is priced at Rs.16,490.
Talking about the potential of the tablet market, Taneja said: "The tablet market grew 186 percent in 2013."
The factors which are driving the mobile and IT business now, he said, are the demography of the place, consumer behaviour and the net and data network expansion.
The company also added two new products in the digital imaging category as well the NX30 and Galaxy Camera 2. Samsung NX30 is 20.3 megapixel with 1/8000 sec shutter speed and nine frame per seconds continuous shooting function.
The Galaxy Camera 2 comes with 16.3 megapixel with Android operating system.
The company introduced server-free business core printing solutions in Xpress Series to cater to the small and medium-sized businesses.
Samsung also showcased the latest from its stable in monitors for consumers and businesses. The lineup includes ultra-high definition (UHD) monitor UD 590 along with SD590, SD390 and SD391.
The company, which is in television technology for the last eight years, unveiled new curved and UHD TV, U9000.
"In 2014, Samsung is taking home entertainment to the next level by opening a new era of television with our new products in Southwest Asia," Rajeev Bhutani, director, sales, Samsung India Electronics, said. It will be available in 70, 65 and 55 inches.
It also launched customized washing machine for the Southwest Asia market.
(Aparajita Gupta can be contacted at [email protected])