Samsung introduces Galaxy Spica (I5700) Android phone
Today, Samsung introduced their latest Android phone which sports a slim 13.2mm thickness and incorporates an 800MHz processor. Other features include DNSe 2.0, 1500mAh battery and supports various Google services including YouTube, Google Maps and Google Talk. It is available in Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Middle East and Africa (MEA). No news as to whether it will be coming to Asia yet.
Update: Pricing and Availability of Galaxy Spica in Singapore
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today officially announced its newest Android-powered smartphone, the Galaxy Spica (I5700).
The Samsung Galaxy Spica claims to be a powerful Android-powered smartphone that offers seamless connectivity, highlighted by smooth access to Google™ mobile services and easy connection to popular social network sites such as Facebook and MySpace.
The Galaxy Spica shows faster and more powerful performance than ever before by providing 800 MHZ application processor, so users can enjoy a variety of applications that can be downloaded from Android Market™.
Samsung Galaxy Spica provides an exceptional multimedia experience by supporting DivX for the first time on Android-powered phones to eliminate the hassle of file format conversions. Equipped with DNSe 2.0 for better sound quality and 3.5 mm ear jack, the Galaxy Spica offers the fully comprehensive multimedia feature set. Moreover, a long enough battery life (1500mAh) allows its users to enjoy all the applications and multimedia content. The phone also boasts its slim and compact design with mere 13.2 mm thickness. The Samsung Galaxy Spica supportsthe full suite of Google services, including Google Search™, Google Maps™, Gmail™, YouTube™, and Google Talk™, letting users enjoy the familiar desktop computer experience while on the move.
The Samsung Galaxy Spica is now available in Europe, CIS, and will be expanded to MEA region.
Source: Korea Newswire
Update: Samsung GalaxySPICA (Upgradeable to Android v2.0) is available in Singapore from 23 Jan 2010 at S$498 without telco contract