3.5 inch Galaxy Discover to launch without TouchWiz

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Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G
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It’s quite odd for Samsung to be marketing “pure Android” in their marketing jargon, they have pushed TouchWiz even to feature phones to show how much they love their UI customization. Well, save for the Galaxy Discover SGH-S730G. The only other devices to have pure Android feel is the Nexus, which is essentially a Google device.

Galaxy Discover will be selling in US on Net10 and Straight Talk carriers and is a 3.5 inch candy bar device that runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The display is a HVGA with 320 x 480 pixels resolution. It has a 2.7GB internal memory with microSD support of 32GB and is powered by Qualcomm’s MSM7225A processor with 800 MHz.

Camera is 3MP rear and the battery is 1300mAh. Looking at the specs, these are quite near what Intel’s Yolo exhibits, and was launched recently in Kenya as Intel’s way to enter the smartphone business in the region. It would be interesting to see if Samsung would indeed take such a device for the global market, without TouchWiz.

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