Samsung Galaxy S 4G Smartphone Announced on T-Mobile USA

T-Mobile Wireless and Samsung have announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S 3G Smartphone, that is powered by Google Android 2.2 Froyo platform and features super AMOLED touch screen display offering an integrated entertainment, multimedia, messaging and social networking experience.


The Samsung Galaxy S 4G Smartphone is available from T-Mobile for $650 without service agreement and is also available in several flexible service agreements.

The Samsung Galaxy S 4G is quad-band 2G 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and dual-band 3G HSDPA 1700/2100 MHz ready device that is powered by Android 2.2 operating system for mobile devices and is equipped with support for Google Mobile Services, including, Gmail, YouTube, Android Market and more.

The Samsung Galasy S 4G smartphone is powered by Samsung’s TouchWIZ v3.0  technology which has a Widgets feature that enables users to have a selection of widget style mini applications open on its home screen. It comes with several Widgets built-in.

A whole variety of widgets are available, which users can activate by swiping of a finger, which displays information from the phone, accessing images, music and other content and provide a quick way to access various functions in the handset.

Just like Samsung Galaxy S, the Samsung Galaxy S 4G Smartphone also boasts a brilliant 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen Gorilla Glass Display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution in 16-Million colors which provides a vivid, sharp color HD-like viewing experience and includes Accelerometer sensor for auto display rotate, Proximity sensor doe auto-display-trunoff, and touch sensitives keys at the bottom of device for menu, home, cancel and search functions.

Featuring a slim and sleek design, the Samsung Galaxy S 4G Smartphone is one of the most portable and accessible mobile entertainment devices powered by a speedy 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor with PowerVR SGX540 graphics chipset and six-axis sensor are optimized for media and gaming, which gives consumers a seamless, immersive experience while reading, watching and playing.

The Samsung Galasy S 4G smartphone comes with 512-MB RAM, 1024 MB ROM, and sports microSD card slot with upto 32-GB capacity. A 16GB microSD card comes with the device. For data connectivity, it offers GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA 21Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps download, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/N wireless LAN with DLNA, Bluetooth 3.0+EDR/A2DP, microUSB port, GPS with A-GPS support and 3.5mm audio port.

Available in Mirror Black with chrome colors, the Samsung Galaxy S 4G smartphone runs Google Android 2.2 OS and offers a seven-paned home screen and access to Android Market to personalize the device with 75,000 applications, including applications for social networking, gaming, travel and more.

Samsung’s Social Hub service helps consumers to easily keep in touch with family and friends through integrated contacts, calendars, social networking sites and group messaging, including the ability to “reply all” for up to 10 contacts. The Vibrant also supports six languages: English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Italian and Korean.

Android powered Samsung Galaxy S 4G Smartphone also includes a 5.0 megapixel autofocus camera with 2592 x 1944 pixel still picture resolution, digital zoom and autofocus, and a video camera for recording crystal-clear, high-definition 1280 x 720  (720p) HD videos and photos for playback on an HD television. The handset also includes a front-facing 1.3MP camera for video calling over 3G network.

Key features of Samsung Galaxy S Smartphone include:

  • Android 2.2 platform – With support for Google Mobile Services including Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk and Android Market
  • Full HTML Web browsing capabilities
  • 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities – Allows customers to transform their phone into a wireless modem for up to five compatible Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • Super AMOLED Screen Technology – Brilliant display makes watching movies, viewing videos and playing games come to life like never before, even in bright light and outdoor environments
  • Advanced touch screen gestures capabilities, including multi-touch pinch to zoom, double tap to zoom and horizontal swiping, which provides easier and quicker access to many applications, including location-based services, Web browsing and digital photos or videos
  • Multiple file formats supported, including DivX support
  • Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor – Produces amazing graphics, faster upload and download times and HD-like multimedia content
  • Six-axis sensor that works with the smartphone’s accelerometer to provide a smooth, fluid gaming experience when the user is tilting the device up or down or panning the phone to the left or right
  • Virtual QWERTY Keyboard Featuring Swype Technology – Input text faster and in a more intuitive way with one continuous finger motion across the screen keyboard
  • Full suite of messaging options – Text, picture, video and voice messaging; corporate and personal e-mail accounts supported
  • 5.0-megapixel camera/camcorder – Auto-focus and LED flash with HD video recording and playback (720p) capabilities to capture photos and videos for playback on your HD television
  • WiFi Connectivity 802.11 b/g/n
  • Stereo Bluetooth  Technology – Support for headset, hands-free, stereo, phonebook access, object push for vCard and vCalendar
  • Corporate Email – Supports Android Eclair Exchange ActiveSync e-mail to synchronize corporate e-mail, contacts and calendars from office e-mail accounts
  • Music and video players and 3.5-millimeter headphone jack
  • 16GB internal memory expandable to 32GB
  • Qik service for Video Calling over 3G
  • Document Editors (Word, Powerpoint, Excel), PDF viewe

Some of the Lifestyle features in Samsung Galaxy S 4G Smartphone include:

Samsung’s Social Hub – Built around messaging, contacts and calendar sync, which allows users to send and receive information, whether it is e-mail, social network updates or SMS messages

Feeds & Updates – Displays feeds from multiple SNS sites such as Facebook®, MySpace and Twitter, which also allows users to update their status instantly

AllShare Application – Enables inter-device connectivity through Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), so users can send multimedia content wirelessly to other DLNA-enabled devices such as TVs and laptops

Daily Briefing – Instant access to weather, news, stocks and schedule

Write and Go – Quickly jot down an idea and later decide on a format, such as SMS/ MMS, e-mail, calendar or memo, to send or post to popular SNS sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace

Weather Clock – Displays current time and weather of the selected city (ability to add and select other cities)

The Samsung Galaxy S 4G comes with powerful Li-ion 1650 mAh battery and would initially be available from T-Mobile USA with or without several services agreements.

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