Samsung’s 4 new Rex series feature phones to take on Nokia Asha devices

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By Staff /  15 Feb 2013 , 08:00

Samsung has just announced the launch four new feature phones with some smartphone capabilities. The devices are under the Samsung’s Rex series and are called Rex 90, Rex 80, Rex 70 and Rex 60. The price range of the four new Samsung Rex phones is expected to be between Rs 4280 to Rs 6490.

Samsung says the phones have been developed in India and will be introduced across a number of markets beginning with India, reports IBN-Live.

Key features:

Rex 90 has a 3.5-inchcapacitivedisplay, with dual-SIM support, a 3.2 megapixel camera, WiFi support and up to 15 hours of talktime.

Rex 80 is also a dual-SIM phone with a 3-inch capacitive screen and also includes WiFi support. It also has a 3 megapixel camera. Rex 70 has a similar screen as the Rex 80 but a 2 megapixel camera.

Samsung Rex feature phone at the launch. Image from Samsung Mobile India's Twitter feed.
Samsung Rex feature phone at the launch. Image from Samsung Mobile India’s Twitter feed.

Rex 60 has a 2.8-inch display and a 1.3 megapixel camera.

All four phones support EGDE for 2G data support and are fully touch-screen devices. The devices will let users sync their mail and have the option of Push mail as well.

Samsung’s Rex series is clearly aimed at Nokia’s Asha’s series. The Rex series devices come with 10 Gameloft games as well as popular IM services like Gtalk, Yahoo Messenger, Facebook and Twitter to name a few.

The devices don’t run Android but run on Java. All four phones have Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface and access to the Samsung App Store.


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