UK MOBILE RETAILER Carphone Warehouse has prematurely outed Samsung's latest budget Android smartphone, which is called the Galaxy Pocket Neo.
The handset, which Carphone Warehouse announced it will start stocking from May, is the sequel to last year's Galaxy Pocket smartphone. Unfortunately Carphone Warehouse is pretty vague about specifications, although it revealed that the phone will feature a 3in screen, a rear-facing camera, 3G and WiFi connectivity and Google's Andriod 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile operating system.
From what we can see, the phone will also arrive skinned with Samsung's Touchwiz user interface, though we're assuming that it won't boast all of the software features found on the firm's Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone. Still, it should boast Samsung's familar custom skin and the firm's preinstalled applications, along with access to the Google Play store.
The retailer also claimed that the Galaxy Pocket Neo boasts styling similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy S3, although we can't see it ourselves.
Carphone Warehouse said, "The Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo is a perfect budget smartphone that lets you get on the net, take photos and looks great - it's got similar styling to flagship Samsung devices such as the Galaxy S3!"
"Smooth, rounded and glossy in finish, the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo is a sweet looking phone that's modern and practical. It's also very light, so it won't weigh your pockets down, and is perfect as a first time smartphone for kids and teenagers."
There's no word on pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Neo yet, but if it's anything like its predecessor it's likely to feature a sub £200 price tag.
We've contacted Samsung for further information on the device. µ
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