Samsung recently announced that, the company sold more than 30 million units of the original Samsung Star. After the huge success of Samsung Star touchscreen phone, the company finally announced the successor of this popular phone, the Samsung Star II. This handset is specially targeted at the social networking aspects and comes with the Social Hub, multi-IM, Facebook and Twitter apps.
The original Samsung Star exceeded all expectations; with its successor, the Samsung Star II, we have delivered a stunning full-touch device that meets the increasing demand for social networking services and enables unrivaled personalization. With the Samsung Star II, we have worked to tightly integrate social networking capabilities and give users choice how they stay in touch with the people important to them. We fully expect it to mirror the success of its predecessor,said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business.
Samsung Star II comes with a 3 inch touchscreen display, TouchWiz UI 3.0, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth, USB 2.0 Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3.2 megapixel camera, QuickType T9 Trace keyboard, 3.5 mm headphone jack, microSD card slot, 16 GB expandable memory and a 1000mAh battery. Sadly, this handset does not comes with 3G Connectivity.
Samsung Star II will be launched next month in Germany followed by other European countries, CIS, India, South America and Middle East. The price of this handset is still unknown. The sales of Samsung Star II is expected to cross the sales of the original Samsung Star handset. This device will be available in white and black colors.