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Popular in developing countries, dual-SIM phones allow users to use multiple pre-paid networks on a single handsets, which can be useful where coverage on each individual network can be spotty or unreliable. Over the past six months, Samsung has released a few of these handsets in Indian and other countries, notably the Galaxy Ace Duos and Galaxy Y Duos. Now it's bringing a brand new design and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the table in its latest dual-SIM phone, the Galaxy S Duos.

Specification lists and official renders for the Galaxy S Duos have emerged from a variety of sources around the web, showing a Galaxy S3-like exterior with ICS and the latest version of the TouchWiz Nature UX. On the inside, things are a little less mind-blowing, with a single-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage and a 5MP rear camera. Nevertheless, it's sufficient for basic smartphone tasks, and that's what you'd expect form such a device. The big deal here is the premium design and the inclusion of ICS, a rarity in this kind of handset.

Details of pricing and availability have yet to emerge, but we'll keep you posted with any further info, but bear in mind any release outside of India and Central Asia is fairly unlikely.

Source: mobilephone.co.in; via: Engadget

 

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Galaxy S Duos is an entry-level dual-SIM phone wrapped in an S3-like chassis

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Here in Brazil we have a lot of thse dual SIM phones, even getting some with three SIMs.

But the one point that i've got amazed is that the specs of this phone is very similar to the Galaxy S, the one they've said that wouldn´t be able to receive ICS+TW... sux big times... :(

I thought they wouldn't update the original Galaxy S because of its internals, but this guys has ALMOST THE SAME specs as the og. WTF SAMSUNG???? o_O