Samsung is reportedly preparing to expand its Galaxy line with a new entry-level device called the Galaxy Pocket Plus. This would be an upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Pocket, which was likewise targeted at consumers looking for an affordable Android smartphone that can perform basic functions.
The information comes from a leaked ROM from October this year. According to the leak, the Galaxy Pocket Plus would have model number GT-S5301. Said device was also created for Belgium.
There is hardly any information about its specifications, except for the possibility that it will have Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. The original Samsung Galaxy Pocket came with Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread with no option to upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich. This is still unconfirmed, however.
AndroidAuthority also points out that the the Galaxy Pocket Plus could have similar specifications with the Galaxy Pocket Duos (GT-S5302) since the two models have almost the same model numbers.
Meanwhile, original Samsung Galaxy Pocket, a Full Touch BAR phone with the model number GT-S5300, features an 832MHz Processor under the hood. It also has 3GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB through a microSD card. Its color TFT touch screen display measures 2.8 inches and sports a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The handset also has a single camera with a 2-megapixel sensor and a Panoramic Shooting Mode. It furthermore offers access to the Google Play Store and comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity options. The phone is equipped with a 1,200mAh battery which promises up to 950 minutes of talk time on 2G, 360 minutes of talk time on 3G, 520 hours of standby time on 2G, and 460 hours on 3G. Other features include an FM radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, and Samsung Social Hub.
The price as well as the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus are still unknown.