/Samsung unveils Android-Powered Galaxy Player

Samsung unveils Android-Powered Galaxy Player

The Galaxy S series now has a multimedia player under it’s belt, the Samsung Galaxy Player.  Samsung promises that the Galaxy Player does everything that it’s current flagship, the Galaxy S does except make calls.

The Samsung Galaxy Player is equipped with A 1GHz Cortex A8 processor, dual cameras, a 3.2 megapixels back-facing camera and front-facing VGA webcam, VoIP support and video calls via Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n.  The Galaxy Player supports as DivX, Xvid, WMV, MPEG4, and H.264, while audio format include MP3, WMA, AAC, Ogg, and FLAC.  No AMOLED but Samsung has equipped the Galaxy Player SuperClear LCD and will be available in 4″ and 5″ variants.

Samsung Galaxy Player features:

  • 4-inch SuperClear LCD screen for Galaxy Player 4 and 5-inch WVGA TFT LCD screen for Galaxy Player 5
  • 8 GB of internal storage, 32 GB MicroSD supported
  • Cortex A8 1GHz processor
  • VGA front-facing camera, 3.2 megapixel camera with auto-focus
  • SoundAlive Sound Engine and stereo Virtual 5.1 surround sound speaker
  • Skype pre-loaded for Wi-Fi audio calls
  • Supports Adobe Flash 10.1
  • Qik VoIP calls and videochat available on Wi-Fi
  • Samsung AllShare DLNA supported
  • Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, Accelerometer, and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Android Market and Google Mobile apps available
  • Android 2.2 (Froyo), upgradeable to 2.3 (Gingerbread)

Samsung says the Galaxy Player has Android 2.2 Froyo installed by default and can be upgraded to Android 2.3,

Samsung Galaxy Player will be available in 4″ and 5″ variants as well as 8GB and 16GB versions (for each screen-size variant).  No clear price or launch date is available.