Not every smartphone that is released gets to be greeted with a big event. For example, Samsung’s new Android smartphone called the Galaxy Centura has just appeared on the manufacturer’s website without any fuss. The phone is destined for Straight Talk pre-paid service and sports a price tag of just $99 without contract. If you are in the market for a budget Android smartphone, the latest Samsung offering may be the one you are looking for.
Samsung Galaxy Centura for Straight Talk
The Samsung Galaxy Centura for Straight Talk is bar-style phone advanced enough to allow first-time smartphone users dive into Android world. The handset features a 3.5-inch touch screen display with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels and is powered by an 800 MHz MSM7625A Qualcomm processor accompanied by 512 MB of RAM. The amount of onboard memory will definitely not impress you as it includes only 4 GB, but luckily, there is a microSD card slot compatible with up to 32 GB cards.
The Galaxy Centura is equipped with a 3-megapixel camera that offers 3x digital zoom and several shot modes. The 1,500 mAh battery is capable of delivering up to 7 hours of talk time and up to 10 days of standby time. Undoubtedly a big advantage of the phone is the addition of Bluetooth and GPS navigation. Other features include such standard tools as music and video player, predictive text entry, HTML browser, voicemail and more. The handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.