Samsung Reveals Galaxy S Google Android Phone
Samsung unveils a new Google Android smartphone, the Galaxy S, at the CTIA Wireless conference in Las Vegas. Running on Android 2.1 and powered by a 1GHz processor, the smartphone features Super AMOLED, which the company says makes its 4-inch screen 20 percent brighter with 20 percent more battery life. Samsung describes the Galaxy S as a multimedia device capable of delivering movies and ebooks, and is partnering with a number of companies, including Skiff and Paramount Pictures, to deliver content.LAS VEGAS-Samsung unveiled a Google Android smartphone, the Galaxy S, at the CTIA Wireless conference on March 23. In keeping with the trend of multimedia-capable smartphones, Samsung also revealed that it had partnered with companies such as Skiff and Paramount Pictures to bring content such as ebooks and movies to the Galaxy S at an unannounced later date, possibly when the device itself rolls out in summer 2010. During a presentation at the Las Vegas Convention Center, images of the Galaxy S flashed on a massive screen as Samsung executives discussed the capabilities of the slim touch-screen device, which has a form factor reminiscent of the Apple iPhone or HTC Droid Eris. Social networking for consumers was emphasized, including Samsung's Social Hub, which integrates the user's various social networks into a single interface.
The Galaxy S has Super AMOLED technology, which the company says makes its 4-inch screen 20 percent brighter, with 80 percent less sunlight reflection and 20 percent more battery life. The smartphone runs Android 2.1 and is powered by a 1GHz processor.