Samsung and TATA DoCoMo launch Galaxy I7500 in India

Tata DoCoMo Samsung Galaxy Tata DoCoMo and Samsung have introduced the Android-powered Samsung phone dubbed Galaxy I7500, in India. Sporting a 3.2 inch Amoled full touchscreen, this feature-packed handset enables effortless accessibility to Google Mobile Services. The support for 7.2Mbps HSDPA and Wifi connectivity further makes web browsing a breeze.

The integrated bright display proves to be a boon to the multimedia functionalities. Capture those cherished moments with its 5 megapixel camera. This 11.9 mm dynamic, slim phone offers long battery life (1500mAh) and large memory capacity, an 8 GB of internal memory can be expanded up to 32 GB.

“Tata DoCoMo is a young brand that recently rolled out GSM services across eight circles (so far). When we launched our services, we had promised our subscribers that we would bring to them the best products and services—products that will stand for innovation and a pioneering spirit, and which would offer them convenience and simplicity. Living up to that promise, we are launching the Samsung Galaxy with one-touch Google Mobile Services (GMS). This launch marks the beginning of Tata DoCoMo’s relationship with Samsung. We will continue working together to launch more innovative mobile offerings for Indian consumers on the Tata DoCoMo platform,” said Deepak Gulati, President, Tata DoCoMo.

Samsung Galaxy I7500 gives access to a wide range of Google Mobile Services that include Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Calendar, Google Talk and Android Market. The GPS receiver facilitates full use of Google Maps features, like My Location, Google Latitude, local search and detailed route description. Numerous applications are procurable in the Android Market.

Announcing the launch, B D Park, Director – Telecom, Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd. stated: “We are very happy to be launching the Company’s first Android-powered mobile phone with Google Mobile Services in partnership with Tata DoCoMo. This powerful device will allow consumers to fully experience all mobile based Google applications on this phone. With its innovative features, Samsung Galaxy will offer a strong value proposition to discerning Tata DoCoMo customers.”

“At Tata DoCoMo, our promise has been to provide a refreshingly different experience to our fast-growing customer base,” Sunil Tandon, Regional Head, Tata DoCoMo, said. “The launch of the Samsung Android is part of that endeavor-to provide subscribers with a world-class product that lets them experience the vast range of applications of the Android Market.”

With this collaboration, the touchscreen handset will be made available through Tata DoCoMo at all their circles that exhibit GSM Services, along with a fascinating 500 MB free download per month for about six months.

Samsung Galaxy will be available in the Indian market at an introductory price of Rs. 28,990.