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Samsung Launches ‘Android Go’ Smartphone in India

Along with India, the distribution would be expanded to Malaysia and additional markets in the near future

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In a bid to disrupt the entry-level smartphone market, Samsung on Friday brought its first “Android Go” budget smartphone “Galaxy J2 Core” to India that offers faster speed and better performance.

The new smartphone comes with a 5-inch quadHD display, 8MP rear camera with flash, 5MP front camera, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage, running on 8.1 Oreo-based “Android Go”, which is the lighter version of Google’s operating system, designed for entry-level smartphones, the company wrote in a blog post.

Price details of “Galaxy J2 Core” in India was yet to be revealed.

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The smartphone is powered by an Exynos 7570 processor and 2,600mAh battery.

“The ‘Galaxy J2 Core’ offers a complete smartphone experience, incorporating some of the key features available on high-end devices with improved battery, storage and performance that is particularly appealing to first time owners,” said Junho Park, Vice President of Global Product Planning, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.

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The smartphone is powered by an Exynos 7570 processor and 2,600mAh battery.

Along with India, the distribution would be expanded to Malaysia and additional markets in the near future, the post added. (IANS)

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India Post Partners TCS to Modernize its Services

It supports the HR needs of over 500,000 employees, services over 40,000 concurrent users and processes over three million postal transactions a day

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India Post has partnered with IT services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to become a multi-service digital hub, modernize the delivery of mail and packages, enhance customer experience and launch innovative services.

TCS on Monday said it has implemented its Point of Sale (PoS) solution across 24,000 post offices with over 80,000 PoS terminals, making this among the largest such implementations in the world.

Additionally, it has built a web portal with consignment tracking capabilities and set up a multi-lingual call centre for customer support, the company added.

To enable India Post to benefit from the burgeoning e-commerce opportunity, while fulfilling a vital social obligation, the web portal has an e-marketplace to help rural artisans, self-help groups and women entrepreneurs reach out to buyers throughout the country.

“In a digital era, postal services across the world are reinventing themselves to stay relevant to a new generation,” Debashis Ghosh, Business Group Head – Public Services, TCS, said in a statement.

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Tata Consultancy Services, Vadapalani. (Wikimedia Commons)

“We are proud to have partnered with the Department of Posts in this pioneering, mission mode initiative to build a world class, future-ready digital platform that the nation can be proud of,” Ghosh added.

At the heart of this transformation is the Core System Integration (CSI) programme designed and implemented by TCS, the company said.

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This involved deploying an integrated Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that caters to mail operations, finance and accounting, and HR functions, and connects its vast network of more than 150,000 post offices.

It supports the HR needs of over 500,000 employees, services over 40,000 concurrent users and processes over three million postal transactions a day, TCS said. (IANS)