Samsung seems to be finally waking up to the threat of affordable 4G devices in markets like India. The Korean tech giant, which has been facing the heat from Chinese entrants in its pocket boroughs, on Monday announced four new smartphones at its Samsung Forum 2015 in Bangkok.
The new phones include a mid-range Galaxy A7 priced at Rs 30,499 and touted as the thinnest Galaxy phone yet. The 4G devices include the 5-inch Galaxy Grand Prime 4G, 4.5-inch Galaxy Core Prime 4G and Galaxy J14Gbwith a 4.3-inch screen. The phones will be priced upwards of Rs 9900 and will be available from March.
The company also announced the availability of the enterprise oriented Galaxy Tab active in India with dust and waterproof capabilities. The tablet will come to India at a price point of around Rs 52,000.
Vice president of Samsung India Asim Warsi said the company will have new features in its 4G phones like download booster and dual SIM. The company now has a full bouquet of 4G devices.