is hoping to make your life "more convenient, more exciting, and more
integrated," with its new Galaxy S smartphone
. This smartphone
runs on the latest version of Android
offers a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, and has a 1GHz processor. The Galaxy S
will be coming to Europe, North America, Latin America, Australia, and Asia
soon. Although the phone hasn't been formally announced for a US carrier, since
this is a GSM phone, AT&T and T-Mobile are the most likely candidates.
Samsung Welcomes You to the “Smart Life” with the Global Launch of the
Powered by 4-Inch Super AMOLED and the Latest Version of Android™,
Galaxy S Brings Rich Technology and Enhanced Mobile Experience
LAS VEGAS-- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile
phone provider, today introduced the Galaxy S (Model: GT-I9000), a smart phone
that makes users’ lives more convenient, more exciting, and more integrated. JK
Shin, president and head of Samsung Electronics’ Mobile Communications Business
announced the global launch of the Galaxy S at his keynote speech at the
International CTIA Wireless 2010. The Galaxy S will be available in Europe,
North America, Latin America, Australia, and Asia soon.
“The Galaxy S is the perfect device for people in all
corners of the world who want that extra edge; to be more effective,
productive, better connected, and in tune with their smart life – both personal
and professional – all in a very easy and simple way.”
The Android-powered Galaxy S incorporates a 4-inch Super
AMOLED screen and a 1 GHz application processor that enables vibrant HD videos,
rich augmented reality content through Layar Reality Browser, and advanced LBS
(Location Based Services). The ‘Social Hub’ provides always-on social networks
connectivity allowing users to enjoy communications with their friends,
colleagues, and families whenever they want and wherever they are.
The Galaxy S is designed to provide immersive, intelligent
and integrated experiences, with the power to enrich people’s lives through
best-in-class services and technologies. The Galaxy S will allow users around
the world to experience the “Smart Life,” which Samsung anticipates will shift
the way that consumers view smart phones and how they interact with them in
their daily lives.
The Galaxy S immerses users in a world of rich multimedia.
The large 4-inch Super AMOLED display delivers unrivalled screen quality, with
less reflection, free viewing angles and super-fast touch-response. The mDNIe
(mobile Digital Natural Image engine) – a technology used in Samsung’s best-selling
LCD and LED TVs – boosts an even sharper and crisper viewing experience for
photos, videos, and e-books. It creates a perfect environment to record, edit
and play HD video, to browse the Internet, and to read your favorite e-books. A
variety of applications from Android Market™ allows users to even more extend
the benefits and excitement of smart phone experience. Plus, users have access
to Google™ mobile services, such as Google Search™, Gmail™, and Google Maps™.
Living a “Smart Life” requires intelligence, and the Galaxy
S delivers just that by utilizing personal preferences to gather information
online that each user needs and wants. With a user-defined daily briefing,
lightning-fast processing speeds and location-based search options like Layar
Reality Browser – the Galaxy S gives users the information they need wherever
and whenever needed. The Galaxy S represents the next level of intelligence in
The Galaxy S integrates every aspect of life in a smart and
sophisticated way. In addition to wireless integration with a variety of other
devices, such as notebooks, TVs and cameras, the highly advanced Social Hub
plugs users quickly and conveniently into their complete world of social
networking and email.
“The Android-powered Galaxy S will set a new standard for
smart phones,” said JK Shin, president and head of Mobile Communications
Business. “The Galaxy S is the perfect device for people in all corners of the
world who want that extra edge; to be more effective, productive, better
connected, and in tune with their smart life – both personal and professional –
all in a very easy and simple way.”
Other Key Features
Galaxy S (I9000)
- Daily Briefing:
Offers instant access to weather, news, stocks, and the scheduler.
- All Share:
Enables inter-device connectivity via DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance)
- Home Cradle:
Enables use as a digital photo frame, table clock, calendar, and music station.
- Write and go: Jot
down an idea first and later decide on a format such as SMS/ MMS, email, calendar
- Swype: Provides
fast and easy way to input text on screen while on-the-move.
- ThinkFree: Apps
to view and edit Microsoft Office 2007 documents.
- Smart Alarm:
Wakes up with a natural alarm sound and automatically turned-on display light.
specifications are subject to change without notice.
2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE) : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G (HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps) : 900 / 1900 / 2100
4.0” WVGA SUPER AMOLED (800x480) with mDNIe
5.0 mega-pixel Camera + VGA Video Telephony Camera, Auto Focus, Self shot, Action shot, Add me, Stop motion, Cartoon shot, Smile shot, Panorama shot
HD(720p@30fps) video playing & recording
Codec: mpeg4, H.264, H.263, H263Sorenson, DivX HD/ XviD,
Format: 3gp (mp4), WMV (asf), AVI (divx), MKV, FLV
|MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, OGG, AMR-NB, WAV, MID, AC3, IMY, FLAC, XMF
Integrated Messaging ‘Social Hub’
Android Market for more applications and contents
Augmented Reality with Layar Reality Browser
1 GHz Application Processor
SMS/ MMS/ Email/ Video Messaging/ Exchange ActiveSync
Sensor: Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity, Light
Offline & No SIM Mode, Voice Command, RSS Reader, Mobile Widgets, Smart
technology v 3.0
16GB / 8GB, external memory slot (up to 32GB)
x 122.4 x 9.9mm, 118g