Samsung's New Galaxy Stellar Has a 'Starter Mode' For New Android Users

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Samsung's New Galaxy Stellar Has a 'Starter Mode' For New Android Users
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Starter Mode for New Users

Starter Mode for New Users

One notable feature of the phone is a “Starter Mode” option, which gives new Android users a simplified home screen and pre-set widgets that make it easier for novice users to get used to Android.

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Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Stellar Tuesday, an Android smartphone headed exclusively to Verizon on September 6th.

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Designed for budget consumers, the phone will be available for free on the network with a new two-year agreement and after a $50 mail-in rebate.

Running on Verizon’s 4G LTE network, the Galaxy Stellar has a 4-inch WVGA display (800 x 480), 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, 1.3-megapixel forward facing camera for video chatting, and 3.2-megapixel rear facing camera for snapping photos.

One notable feature of the phone is a “Starter Mode” option, which gives new Android users a simplified home screen and pre-set widgets that make it easier for novice users to get used to Android.

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The phone also has a Help app that can be used for walkthroughs of different features, and for tips on how to change settings and get the most out of the handset.

A “Standard Mode” also exists for quick-learners and those who are already accustomed to Android smartphones.

The handset comes running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and comes loaded with a suite of Amazon apps including Kindle, Shopping, MP#, Zappos, IMDB and Audible.

What do you think of the Samsung Galaxy Stellar? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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