Galaxy Pocket Neo

Available from Samsung and major operators

Previously announced just over a week ago, Samsung has confirmed availability for the Galaxy Pocket Neo in the United KIngdom. Targeted at the entry level market, this phone will spare the specs in exchange for being easy on the wallet. Packing a 3-inch TFT screen, 850 MHz processor, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Pocket Neo will be hitting the store shelves in mid-May.

Look for this economically-friendly smartphone in the Samsung Experience Store at the Westfield Stratford City, as well as your favorite major operator. For an in-depth look at the Pocket Neo's specifications, hit the break for the full press release.

SAMSUNG INTRODUCES THE GALAXY POCKET NEO

Samsung targets the youth market with smart features and a variety of apps and multimedia content

11 April 2013, London, UK: Samsung Mobile UK today announced the introduction of the Galaxy Pocket Neo. Packed with powerful performance and intelligent features, the new device is perfect for the younger generation of mobile users.

Features include:

  • Stylish and Compact Form Factor: The device features a compact, curved form factor so it easily fits in your pocket or small bag and feels natural to operate using one hand
  • Superior Performance: The Galaxy Pocket Neo is powered by a 850 MHz processor, for powerful performance, smooth UI transitions and fast internet, which makes watching videos, navigating apps, playing games, surfing the web and multitasking quick and easy. It also features 4GB of internal storage with up to 32GB of expandable memory to store all your favourite apps, music, videos, photos and more
  • Rich, Interactive User Experience: Combining the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) experience with the user-friendly Touchwiz interface, makes it easy to navigate the Galaxy Pocket Neo, switch between apps, take and share photos and customise the home screen with just a few taps. The advanced software also facilitates more efficient CPU use for improved battery life, meaning you can enjoy longer talk time and multimedia use. Built-in widgets offer one-click shortcuts to weather and other recently-used applications for quick and easy access to real-time notifications. Enhanced with intuitive motion UI, means the Galaxy Pocket Neo can detect simple movements to intelligently complete common tasks. When unavailable to accept a call, you can simply flip over the device to mute the ringer. Plus you can also scan the Bluetooth connected devices or wireless access points by simply shaking them.

Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo will be available from mid May in the UK from the Samsung Experience Store at Westfield Stratford City and all other major operators.

 
There are 12 comments

brendilon says:

Wow... that doesn't look anything like a Palm Pre...

MarkSeven says:

Lawsuit.

Sike.

Grey_girl says:

Glad to see I wasn't the only one who thought that!

Dperks17 says:

It's so tiny and adorable haha

DWR_31 says:

I bet Tmo picks this up.
Bye bye Exhibit.

TheDu9du says:

How much space does the UI take from the internal storage?

Joe H. says:

I've got to have this. I always like having top of the line
What will this thing cost?

Probably free on contact just like the rest of the high end devices sale for.

return_0 says:

Considering how incredibly cutting-edge it is, I'd say about $500. On-contract.

$59 or gtfo

Channan says:

I love the first two feature.

1. Stylish

Haha

2. Superior Performance: The Galaxy Pocket Neo is powered by a 850 MHz processor, for powerful performance

Maybe if this came out 4 years ago.

daglesj says:

Might make a handy stag do back up.