Samsung India is reportedly gearing up for the launch of two new mid-range smartphones in the country this month. Although there is still no word on which smartphone models would be launched, but the company is highly speculated to launch Galaxy Ace 3 and Galaxy Express smartphones in India for less than INR Rs.15,000 in order to compete with Micromax Canvas 2, XOLO, Nokia Lumia 520 and 620, and Blackberry Curve smartphones in mid-range segment in the country.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 and Galaxy Express

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 and Galaxy Express

Confirming the report, Samsung Country Head (Mobile Business) Vineet Taneja told PTI that the company will be launching two new smart phones priced for the mid-segment market. Every phone from Samsung will have come with the support of nine vernacular languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Gujarati.

Vineet Taneja, however didn’t reveal the exact pricing of the upcoming smartphone models, but according to the company official the smartphone models may be priced in the INR Rs.5,000-15,000 range.

According to Taneja, the company is now looking forward to offer dual-SIM functionality in all of its mid-range and high-end handsets. The company is currently offering about 17 smartphones priced between INR Rs.5,000 (Samsung Star) and INR Rs.39,000 (S4).

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