Samsung India cuts prices of Galaxy S4 Mini, S III


Samsung-smartphonesJust weeks after launching the Galaxy Note 3 phablet, Samsung has cut the prices of its Galaxy S III and Galaxy S4 mini smartphones.

Galaxy S4 Mini, the smaller version of Galaxy S4, can now be purchased at Rs 23,360 from the website. It was launched in India this June at Rs 27,999. This phone runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) and has a 4.3-inch display, 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 2GB RAM and 8MP camera.

Launched last year, Samsung Galaxy S III is now available for Rs 25,400 on the company’s India e-store. It was previously priced at approximately Rs 28,000. The manufacturer is also offering a flip cover at discounted price with this phone. The phone has a 4.8-inch screen, 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP camera and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).

Samsung Galaxy Core, which was launched in June at Rs 15,690 in India, recently got a price cut as well. It is listed at Rs 13,520 on the official e-store of the company.

The Galaxy Note II is yet to get an official price cut despite the launch of its successor. Though listed at Rs 32,150 on the company’s website, this handset can be purchased at approximately Rs 28,000 in the market today. The South Korean manufacturer launched the Note 3 phablet in India on September 25 at Rs 49,990, making it the most expensive device in its portfolio.

According to the latest IDC report, Samsung holds a 26% share of the Indian market. It recently launched the world’s first curved screen smartphone, named Galaxy Round. Though it has been launched in South Korea, details of its global availability have not been announced yet.