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By 10 June 2010 | Categories: news

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Samsung has officially announced a new addition to its smartphone range, the Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000.

The Android 2.1 powered Galaxy S features a 4” WVGA AMOLED display with a resolution of 800x480 with support for HD viewing at 720p. In terms of connectivity it supports 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, boasts Bluetooth 3.0 support and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n.

With regards to features it includes up to 16 GB of onboard memory with MicroSD support for up to 32 GB, a 5 Megapixel camera with Autofocus, a 1 GHz application processor and an accelerometer.

The Galaxy S will also feature Samsung’s updated TouchWiz 3.0 UI (user interface).

In addition to this users will also have access to over 50 000 applications through the Android Open Market and Samsung Apps.

“The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S will set a new standard for smartphones, and the excitement we’ve seen from operators and retailers for this device is testament to that,” said JK Shin, president and head of the Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics.

“The Samsung 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. We’re extremely confident that this device is going to be very successful in every market.”

No local release or pricing details are yet available at present. 

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