Samsung has recently released the i9000 Galaxy S. This is a feature packed smartphone which comes with impressive key features such as a 4 inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity and heaps of internal storage.
Many online reviews have already hailed the Samsung Galaxy S as an iPhone beater, a statement which speaks volumes. Whatever you are looking for in a smartphone, this is a handset which is definitely worth a closer look.
The handset measures 122.4x 64.2x 9.9mm, making it one of the slimmest phones available and also a comfortable phone to hold and use due to its light weight of 119 grams. The super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen measures 4 inches and provides superb rendering of on screen imagery thanks to a pixel resolution displaying up to 16M colours. An accelerometer sensor is built in which automatically rotates the user interface based upon the orientation of the handset allowing photos and videos be viewed in full screen landscape mode.
Users are alerted to incoming calls and messages thanks to vibration and ringing with the added bonus of being and to assign MP3 and WAV files as ringtones. In order to carry out handsfree communication on the move, and easy to use speakerphone system is built in as is a 3.5 mm audio jack which accommodates of earphones and handsfree headsets.
Depending on the model, either 8 GB or 16 GB of internal storage is provided as standard 512 MB and 2 GB ROM. The presence of a built in microSD card slot means that users can gain further storage simply by installing a memory card of up to 32 GB. Therefore there is the potential to store an entire digital music collection or a large number of video files etc.
A top quality 5 mega pixel digital camera is provided making the Samsung Galaxy S a great option for both photography enthusiasts and simply those who like to take spontaneous snapshots. The high operating pixel resolution of 2592x 1944 results in great quality still images. There are a number of image enhancing features included such as touch focus, Autofocus and face & smile detection. The camera can also shoot superb video footage in 720p HD quality meaning it also doubles up as an effective video camera.
To connect to the Internet, the Samsung Galaxy S relies primarily on 3G coverage whereby an HSDPA connection provides speeds of up to 7.2 mega bytes per second. A faster Internet connection can also be achieved thanks to full Wi-Fi connectivity which takes advantage of local wireless networks where available. Cellular networks rely on class 12 versions of both EDGE and GPRS whilst additional connectivity options are provided in the shape of Bluetooth and micro USB.
Whether you are looking for a powerful multimedia entertainment device, or a tool which of useful productivity purposes, access to the Android Market allows users to browse and download thousands of apps from many different categories.
Thanks to its versatile user interface and powerful hardware, you would be hard-pressed to find anything that say about the Samsung Galaxy S.