Android phones for under £100 coming in 2010, says Samsung

A Samsung boss has said that we can expect fully-featured Android smartphones for under £100 by next year.Talking at the launch of the eco-frien

Talking at the launch of the eco-friendly Samsung Reclaim phone in the US, Samsung product manager Casey Ryan said that Android phones with touchscreens and full web browsers will be coming down to pocket-friendly prices, although it wasn't clear if this would be on contract or pay as you go.

Samsung isn't alone with this idea of affordable Android – we've already spied pictures of the HTC Click, HTC's attempt a low-end Android handset.

It certainly seems viable that phone manufacturers may well begin releasing low-end smartphones for those users that don't need all the functionality of the Hero or the iPhone, for example.

We'll have to wait until next year to see if low-end Android it's what consumers want, so in the meantime be sure to check out our hands-on video with the HTC Hero and let us know what you think below.

Via: New York Times