Samsung unveils Android powered Galaxy S phone
Samsung on Tuesday unveiled a new smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S running on Android OS. The head of the company’s mobile phone business JK Shin told the audience in his keynote speech at the CTIA annual wireless trade show that the device would be available in the US later this year.
He said the Galaxy S would include an advanced screen technology called Super AMOLED that promises a display that is 20 percent brighter than existing phones and ideal for showing video on cellphones.
Shin also said Samsung is partnering with top media companies to bring full-length movies, television shows and electronic books to Samsung smartphones by direct download. Samsung said it would announce partners at a later date.
Samsung Galaxy S:
- Samsung’s new 1GHz mobile processor that includes 3D graphics performance
- 4-inch Super-AMOLED touchscreen
- New content ecosystem
- Social Hub