The much rumoured Galaxy S Duos 2, successor of 2012 model Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7562) has been released in India via online store.

Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582) has been descreetly put for up for sale at the official India eStore for ₹10,999 (MRP), whereas the private online store Infibeam is offering the same device for a couple of 100 bucks less.   

As speculated earlier, the device sports 4.0-inhc WVGA (480x800p) TFT screen and ships with the Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS out-of-the-box.

Under-the-hood, Galaxy S Duos 2 packs 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 768MB RAM, 4GB memory (expandable up to 64GB), 1500 mAh battery, 5.0-megapixel main camera and 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-side camera. On connectivity front, it features 3G network support, Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-FI (802.11 b/g/n, 2.4GHz) and A-GPS/GLONASS for navigation.

The new phone will be up against local players such as Micromax Canvas 2 Plus, Karbonn Titanium S2, Xolo Q800 and MNC brands -Nokia Lumia 520, Sony Xperia M and many others.

In related news, Samsung is also rumoured to release the recently unveiled mid-range phablet Galaxy Grand 2 in India next month.

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2:

Model Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582)
Display 4.0-inch WVGA TFT screen with 480x800p resolutions
OS Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS
Processor 1.2GHz Dual-Core chipset
Storage capacity 4GB, expandable up to 64GB
Camera Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with CMOS sensor, LED flashFront: 0.3-megapixel VGA camera 
Network 3G
Battery 1500 mAh;Talk time: 8 hours;Standby: up to 280 hours;
Add-ons Dual-SIM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n, 2.4GHz), Assisted GPS, GLOSS support, microSD card slot,
Dimensions 121.1 x 63.1 x 10.57 mm
Weight 118 g
Price (MRP) ₹10,999/-