Galaxy V Plus is Samsung’s Newest Entry Level Phone

In face of strict competition, Samsung has announced a new starter-range smartphone called the Galaxy V Plus. The successor to the last year’s Galaxy V comes for $82 and has just the features to make it usable.

The display at the front is a 4” capacitive TFT LCD panel with WVGA (800 x 480) resolution. The phone follows the usual design language of Samsung. Dual-SIM support is found here by default and every phone will come with two micro-SIM slots.

Underneath, the phone comes with a 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor, 512 MB RAM and 4GB internal storage, out of which approx. 2 GB will be usable. Those are surely unflattering figures but the phone is surely not trying to prove itself as a power-performer either. There is a microSD card slot to expand it further.

At the back is a 3 megapixel camera with 480p video recording at 30 fps, along with a complimentary front-facing shooter which comes with a 480p camera too. The phone comes with 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 for connectivity. At the back is a 1,500 mAh battery to power.

The Galaxy V Plus will be available in two colors: Black and White. As said it will retail for $82 which is just about fine for a branded phone which runs Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box (and TouchWiz on top of it).

For that price, it will face stiff competition from the likes of Microsoft Lumia and other Chinese brands and we’re not sure if it has the tools to compete. So this, or the QMobile A1?

Galaxy V Plus Specifications:

  • CPUSamsung-Galaxy-V-Plus-03-570: 1.2 Ghz dual-core
  • OS: Android 4.4 KitKat customized with TouchWiz
  • Supported Networks: 2G, 3G
  • Dual-SIM support (2 micro-SIM slots)
  • Display: 4” with 800 x 480 resolution
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 512 MB
    • Internal: 4 GB
    • Card slot: Yes, up to 64 GB
  • Camera:
    • Primary: 3 megapixel with 480p resolution
    • Secondary: Yes, 480p
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Battery: 1,500 mAh, removable
  • Colors: Black/White
  • Price: $82


  • 512mb ram is nothing, even entry level android phones should have at least 1gb to get every day benefits.

      • hahaha what a joke. Seriously have you ever owned xiaomi? i have spent 5 years in China and i have not heard any Chinese talking about jiayu. Jiayu isn’t good enough to be sold in China. Chinese only buy best products while they dump world with inferior quality goods.

  • Lumia 430 is the best ever sub 7500 rupee phone .. it beats all <=1gm ram androids with its multitask performance thanks to the highly resource efficient windowsphone os

  • samsuns has been kidding people with these kind of 512mb ram bricks .. look at huawie honor bee it has 1gb ram and 8mp/2mp shooters with a good chipsets..

    or look at the kind of phones micromax produces in india with a price tag of 4999INR all have at least 1gb ram and 5pm AF cams.. samsung has been spinning the same wheel since the days of galaxy star and galaxy young.. they suck in the budget market.

    look at there grand prime (its a 1gb ram phone) priced at 20k .. what a pitty.

  • Samsung has been kidding people for sometime now with these kind of bricks having 512mb ram .. look at huawie honor bee it has 1GB ram and 8mp/2mp shooters with a good chipset in similar price range.

    or look at the kind of phones micromax etc produce in india with a price tag of 4999INR all having at least 1gb ram and minimum 5MP AF cams.. samsung has been spinning the same wheel since the days of galaxy star and galaxy young.. they suck in the budget market.

    look at their grand prime (its a 1gb ram phone) priced at 20k .. what a pitty.


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