Samsung Galaxy U specs revealed

Sunday, August 22, 2010, 13:56 by Tech Correspondent

Android-based Samsung Galaxy U phone’s specifications are out.

According to information that first appeared on Samsung Hub, the phone will operate on J-CDMA and CDMA Rev. The touchscreen would be a 3.7-inch AMOLED Plus item, and would have 16M color support and resolution of 480×800. The Galaxy U is believed to be a mid-range version of the Galaxy S high-end smartphone from Samsung.

The Samsung Galaxy U would be powered by a 1 GHz processor. Weight is at 131 gms and dimensions are 119.5×59.6×12.4mm.

The phone would run Google’s latest version of its mobile OS, Android 2.2 Froyo.

Other features include a 5 MP autofocus camera on the back with video capabilities to record up to 720p HD. It will feature a 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and GPS connectivity.

samsung galaxy U photo

Photo: Samsung Galaxy U

The Galaxy U mobile phone will support formats like MP, 3GP, 3GPP, K3G, Divx, Avi, Mkv, flv, asf for video and MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, AAC, MID, MIDI, FLAC for audio support. Other features include OZ Store, Kyobo e-book, Daum maps, Allshare, Live wallpapers and access to Google services.

Most likely, the phone will come with 8 GB card, expandable upto 32 GB via microSD card. It features 1500mAh battery and will be available in two colors- white and black. There is no information yet on the price or launch date of the Galaxy U.

Samsung is on a roll after the introduction of its Galaxy S Android phone, which it launched in the United States, Europe and Indian markets recently. The company is expected to be working on an Android-based tablet – the Samsung Galaxy Tab (or Pad) to be launched towards the end of 2010. Related: Sansung Galaxy Tab photos leaked

The company recently launched its Champ C330 and Omnia Lite phones in India. In the US, the company’s latest launch was the Samsung SCH-A927 Flight II.  The company is also rumored to be working on Windows Phone 7 device, the Samsung Cetus.


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