Samsung Galaxy Discover for Net10 and Straight Talk comes without TouchWiz

The Samsung Galaxy Discover (SGH-S730G) really would be a completely forgettable low-end new smartphone headed to almost not-at-all-known carriers Net10 and Straight Talk. After all, its specs scream just that – and surely have the power to make anyone yawn. As for how many people have actually heard about Net10 or Straight Talk… Exactly.

But. The Galaxy Discover doesn’t have TouchWiz. No, really. No trace of it anywhere. This… we can’t really remember if this has ever happened before, but we’d vote for ‘No’. Not since the original Galaxy S at least.

Samsung Galaxy Discover 2Samsung Galaxy Discover

Samsung really loves TouchWiz, so why has this happened? We’re going to assume that the aforementioned carriers that the Discover was customized for simply demanded this from the Korean maker. Why they did that is unclear, but kudos to them! Above this paragraph you can see what a Samsung smartphone looks like in operation without the well-known UI overlay. That’s a sight to behold.

Otherwise, the Galaxy Discover is completely uninteresting. The Android version showing itself in its entire purity over there is 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, by the way – which is a good accomplishment for a low-end offering we assume, but still feels too old in this day and age.

Other specs: 3.5″ 320×480 touchscreen, 800 MHz processor, 3 MP camera, 2.7 GB of built-in storage, microSD card slot, HSPA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a 1,300 mAh battery. No pricing info has transpired yet, but if it isn’t dirt cheap it simply won’t sell.

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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