LAS VEGAS, March 23, 2010 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading
mobile phone provider, today introduced the Galaxy S (Model:
GT-I9000), a smartphone that makes users’ lives more convenient, more
exciting, and more integrated. JK Shin, president and head of Samsung
Electronics’ Mobile Communications Business announced the global
launch of the Galaxy S at his keynote speech at the International CTIA
Wireless 2010. The Galaxy S will be available in Europe, North
America, Latin America, Australia, and Asia soon.
The Android-powered Galaxy S incorporates a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen
and a 1 GHz application processor that enables vibrant HD videos, rich
augmented reality content through Layar Reality Browser, and advanced
LBS (Location Based Services). The ‘Social Hub’ provides always-on
social networks connectivity allowing users to enjoy communications
with their friends, colleagues, and families whenever they want and
wherever they are.
The Galaxy S is designed to provide immersive, intelligent and
integrated experiences, with the power to enrich people’s lives
through best-in-class services and technologies. The Galaxy S will
allow users around the world to experience the “Smart Life,” which
Samsung anticipates will shift the way that consumers view smartphones
and how they interact with them in their daily lives.
The Galaxy S immerses users in a world of rich multimedia. The large
4-inch Super AMOLED display delivers unrivalled screen quality, with
less reflection, free viewing angles and super-fast touch-response.
The mDNIe (mobile Digital Natural Image engine) – a technology used in
Samsung’s best-selling LCD and LED TVs – boosts an even sharper and
crisper viewing experience for photos, videos, and e-books. It creates
a perfect environment to record, edit and play HD video, to browse the
Internet, and to read your favorite e-books. A variety of applications
from Android MarketÔ allows users to even more extend the benefits and
excitement of smartphone experience. Plus, users have access to
GoogleÔ mobile services, such as Google SearchÔ, GmailÔ, and Google
Living a “Smart Life” requires intelligence, and the Galaxy S delivers
just that by utilizing personal preferences to gather information
online that each user needs and wants. With a user-defined daily
briefing, lightning-fast processing speeds and location-based search
options like Layar Reality Browser – the Galaxy S gives users the
information they need wherever and whenever needed. The Galaxy S
represents the next level of intelligence in smartphones.
The Galaxy S integrates every aspect of life in a smart and
sophisticated way. In addition to wireless integration with a variety
of other devices, such as notebooks, TVs and cameras, the highly
advanced Social Hub plugs users quickly and conveniently into their
complete world of social networking and email.
“The Android-powered Galaxy S will set a new standard for
smartphones,” said JK Shin, president and head of Mobile
Communications Business. “The Galaxy S is the perfect device for
people in all corners of the world who want that extra edge; to be
more effective, productive, better connected, and in tune with their
smart life – both personal and professional – all in a very easy and
Other Key Features
Daily Briefing: Offers instant access to weather, news, stocks, and
All Share: Enables inter-device connectivity via DLNA (Digtal Living
Network Alliance) technology.
Home Cradle: Enables use as a digital photo frame, table clock,
calendar, and music station.
Write and go: Jot down an idea first and later decide on a format such
as SMS/ MMS, email, calendar or memo.
Swype: Provides fast and easy way to input text on screen while on-the-move.
ThinkFree: Apps to view and edit Microsoft Office 2007 documents.
Smart Alarm: Wakes up with a natural alarm sound and automatically
turned-on display light.