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Published On: Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013

Samsung launches four new budget handsets – REX 90, REX 80, REX 70, and REX 60

Samsung recently launched four new smartphones in India under REX moniker. All four handsets have dual SIM capabilities and they are called – REX 90, REX 80, REX 70 and REX 60. The cost of these phones range between Rs. 4,280-6,490.

These handsets have Smart Dual SIM feature which means you can receive calls on the second SIM card when you are talking on the first one. The call on the other SIM card will be call waiting. REX 90 and REX 70 have ‘hot swap’ feature on their SIM cards which means users don’t need to restart the phones.

3G isn’t available on any of these phones but REX 90 and REX 80 have Wi-Fi. Samsung says that all these phones are developed here in India. Samsung will introduce it in other countries soon.

These four handsets have Samsung TouchWiz user interface which is also seen in Samsung Galaxy smartphones. There is also support for Java apps.

These phones will come preloaded along with some popular apps like Google Talk, ChatOn, Twitter, Facebook, etc. The Korean phone giant has put ten games (full version) from Gameloft. All these phone will have FM radio app with recording.

Samsung REX 90 REX 80 REX 70 REX 60

REX 60 will have 2.8 inches QVGA touch screen resistive display with 1.3 megapixels front facing camera. This phone will be powered by 1,000mAh battery and will give 15 hours talk time. There is also microSD card slot with support for up to 16GB cards.

REX 70 has three inches capacitive touchscreen QVGA display. There will be two megapixels camera and up to 32GB expandable memory. This handset will run on 1,000mAh battery and it has 13 hours rated talk time.

REX 80 comes with three inches QVGA capacitive touchscreen and three megapixels camera. There is Wi-Fi and this handset runs on 1,000mAh battery having over 14 hours rated talk time.

REX 90 has three-and-half inches HVGA capacitive display with 3.2 megapixels camera and Wi-Fi connectivity. There is 1,000mAh battery inside which can give 15 hours talk time. The manufacturer is offering few content services on this handset like live TV, My Movies, music, etc.

REX 60 specifications

  • Resistive 2.8-inches QVGA screen
  • 1000mAh battery having 15 hours rated Talktime
  • Smart Dual SIM capability
  • Touchwiz UI having eight customizable home screens
  • Twitter Facebook applications preloaded
  • 1.3 megapixels camera
  • Opera Mini Web Browser
  • Active sync -  Push Mail along with Calendar & Contact Sync
  • Nine regional languages supported
  • 10 Gameloft games (full version)
  • ChatFree Games, Apps, and Music from the Samsung App store
  • Messengers: Yahoo, ChatON, GTalk and Facebook

REX 70 specifications

  • Capacitive 3-inches QVGA screen
  • Touchwiz UI along with eight customizable home screens
  • Dual SIM Smart capabilities and True Hot Swap
  • 1000mAh capacity battery having rated talk time of 13 hours
  • 2 megapixels camera
  • Twitter and Facebook applications preloaded
  • 13 regional languages supported
  • Opera Mini Web Browser
  • Active sync: Push Mail along with Calendar & Contact Sync
  • 10 Gameloft games (full version)
  • Free Apps, Music, and Games download from the Samsung App store
  • Messengers: Yahoo, ChatON, Facebook, and Chat GTalk

REX 80 specifications

  • Capacitive three inches QVGA screen
  • 1000mAh battery having rated talk time of 14.7hrs
  • Smart Dual SIM capabilities
  • Touchwiz UI with eight customizable home screens
  • Three megapixels camera
  • 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Active sync: Push Mail along with Calendar & Contact Sync
  • Facebook and Twitter applications preloaded
  • 10 Gameloft games (full version)
  • Opera Mini Web Browser
  • 9 regional languages supported
  • Free Apps, Music, and Games download from the Samsung App store
  • Messengers: Yahoo, ChatON, GTalk and Facebook Chat

REX 90 specifications

  • 3.5-inches HVGA capacitive display
  • Touchwiz UI along with seven customizable home screens
  • Smart Dual SIM and True Hot Swap
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • 1000mAh capacity battery having 15hrs rated talktime
  • 3.2 megapixels Camera
  • myMobileTV, myMovies, and myStation applications preloaded
  • Active sync: Push Mail along with Calendar and Contact Sync
  • Twitter and Facebook available
  • Free Games, Music & Apps download from Samsung App store
  • 11 regional languages supported
  • Opera Mini Web Browser
  • Messengers: Facebook, Yahoo, ChatON, GTalk Cha

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