South Korean mobile maker Samsung is once again knocking with Android-powered smartphone market of India. Earlier Samsung has launched 4 Android powered smartphones including one CDMA smartphone of Galaxy series.

Samsung has introduced two Galaxy smartphones –Galaxy 3 (i5800) and Galaxy 5(i5500) in Indian market at a time. These smartphones are powered by Android operating System. Android is getting momentum in India, $35 tablet with Made-in-India tag is also operated by Android OS.



Recently we reported that Acer brings Android powered smartphone, now Samsung Android smartphone is also under 10k mark, Samsung Galaxy 5 is estimated to be priced around Rs. 9000.
The other smartphone Samsung i5800 Galaxy 3 is priced Rs. 12000. Both are loaded with Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), compared to Android OS 1.5 powered Acer e110. Galaxy 3 is also promised to upgrade to Android 2.2 in coming future. Galaxy 3 is also promised to upgrade to Android 2.2 in coming future. Both have TouchWiz v3.0 touchscreen UI and 3G connectivity.

Comparative specifications of Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5:

Specs Galaxy 3 Galaxy 5
Price (Rs) 12000 approx 9000 approx
Size 113.5×55×12.85 mm 108×56×12.3 mm
Network 2G 850/900/1800/1900Mhz3G HSDPA 3.6Mbps 900/2100MHz 2G 850/900/1800/1900Mhz3G HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/2100MHz
OS Android 2,1 Android 2,1
Display 3.2” QVGA LCD 2.8” QVGA LCD
Camera 3.2MP autofocus, digital zoomPresetted shot 2MP FF
Video DivX/Xvid, WMV, H.263/264 MPEG video player & record 320 x240 fps @15fps MPEG, H.263/264
Audio MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, AMR, OGG,MIDI. FM Radio with RDS, 3.5”mm jack MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+,FM Radio with RDS, 3.5”mm jack
Connectivity Bluetooth v3.0, USB v2.0, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, AllShareTM Bluetooth v2.1, USB v2.0, WiFi 802.11b/g, AllShareTM
Other features Social Hub, Google Services, Android Market, AGPS, Touch Wiz 3.0 user interface, Augmented Reality with Layar Reality Browser, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelometer Social Hub, Google Services, Android Market, AGPS, Touch Wiz 3.0 user interface, Augmented Reality with Layar Reality Browser
Memory 170MB, MicroSD upto 32GB 170MB, MicroSD upto 16 GB
Battery Li-Ion 1500mAh Li-Ion 1200mAh