New Delhi: Samsung has confirmed that it will launch a new smartphone on March 31 for which the company is already running campaigns.
The company, however, opted not to divulge the details about the device but reports are doing the rounds that it could be the Galaxy J3 (2016).
The company has also launched a micro site for the motorcycle-themed event. The event is tagged #TapKickVroom. It said that the upcoming smartphone will ‘change the way users ride’.
If reports are to be believed, the Galaxy J3 (2016) will feature a dedicated ‘bike mode’, which is aimed at helping bikers focus on the road. Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who has been promoting Samsung’s J-series smartphones in India, will also promote the new device of the South Korean company.
Earlier this year, Samsung had launched the Galaxy J3 (2016) in the US. The smartphone features a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) Super AMOLED display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor, which is paired with 1.5GB of RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The device includes 16GB internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.
The smartphone has a 5-MP rear camera, 2-MP selfie camera, and a 2,600mAh battery. In terms of connectivity the device include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.1. The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) is available for $179 in US, which is approximately Rs 11,900.