The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered device comes with a physical keyboard, ideal for social networking updates and instant messaging.
Samsung's Galaxy Chat is an entry level handset, aimed at a young audience. The phone measures in at 11.7mm and features a 3-inch QVGA display and a 2-megapixel rear-mounted camera.
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity is supported, and a dedicated button offers access to Samsung's ChatON messaging service. Users will also have 4GB of internal storage, expandable to 36GB through MicroSD.
Samsung recently teamed up with MusicQubed to launch an Official Top 40 Chart App for its Galaxy devices.
The Samsung Galaxy Chat will be released in Europe later this month at a "competitive" price.