Samsung adds a Dual SIM smartphone into its GALAXY smartphone line-up

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 1, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leading global mobile phone provider, today announced the latest addition to the GALAXY smartphone series – the Samsung GALAXY Y Pro DUOS, which is the first Dual SIM smartphone powered by Android™.

The unique Dual SIM system in the GALAXY Y Pro DUOS maximizes communication flexibility by allowing two separate phone numbers and a simultaneous use of data on the same device. Users who need to balance busy professional and social lives can access and seamlessly switch from one line to the other with GALAXY Y Pro DUOS.

“The GALAXY Y Pro DUOS is tailored for young professionals to help keep their work and social life in sync,” said, Ashraf Fawakherji, General Manager of Telecommunications Group at Samsung Gulf Electronics. “Outfitted with essential business applications and a full QWERTY keyboard in a sleek design, the GALAXY Y Pro DUOS is remarkable for its ease of use and faster functionality. The launch of this new smartphone aims at strengthening Samsung’s leadership position within the smartphone category.”

Samsung’s First QWERTY Smartphone with Dual SIM, GALAXY Y Pro DUOS

The Samsung GALAXY Y Pro DUOS offers additional benefits for young professionals with the combination of a full QWERTY keyboard with a 2.6’’ display, giving them more business-friendly experience with better flexibility and usability.

GALAXY Y Pro DUOS offers enhanced productivity with the inclusion of Polaris and Find My Mobile professional tools. Polaris offers easy viewing and editing of a wide range of Office documents, enabling you to work with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and even PDF files while on-the-move. Samsung’s Find My Mobile Service ensures peace-of-mind by letting users remotely lock the phone at anytime, as well as trace the phone or remotely wipe its contents in case of loss or theft.

The users can also enjoy Social Hub Premium, offering support for push email and messaging, and seamless calendar and contact synchronization between the phone and users’ Google,™ Yahoo™ and MSN accounts.

The GALAXY Y Pro DUOS will be available across leading retail outlets in UAE. The GALAXY Y Pro DUOS is retailing for AED 799. For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit

Balance work and play with the GALAXY Y Pro DUOS

Samsung GALAXY Y Pro DUOS Product Specifications

HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/2100
EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

Display: 2.6” LQVGA TFT LCD
OS: Android 2.3(Gingerbread)

Main(Rear) : 3 Megapixel fixed-focus camera
Front : VGA Camera

Video : MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Recording : QVGA@24fps, Playback : VGA@30fps

Codec : MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
Music Player with SoundAlive
3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Value-added Features
Dual SIM
Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies 2.0
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung TouchWiz
Social Hub Premium
– Integrated Messaging(Email, SNS), Contacts/ Calendar Sync
– Premium: SNS push notification, Push Email & Push IM
Google™ Mobile Services: Android Market™, Gmail™, YouTube™, Google Maps™, Syncing with Google Calendar™
Enterprise Solutions: VPN, EAS, Afaria, CCX, Storage Encryption
Find My Mobile Service
Optical trackpad

Connectivity: Bluetooth® technology v 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Sensor: Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity
Memory: 512 MB(ROM) + 384 MB(RAM) + 2GB inbox microSD card – microSD (up to 32GB)
Size: 110.8 x 63.5 x 11.9 mm, 112.3g
Battery: Standard battery, Li-ion 1,350 mAh

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 222,000 people in 205 offices across 71 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit

Balance work and play with the GALAXY Y Pro DUOS

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