Vodafone snags Samsung’s Galaxy
The Samsung Galaxy S i9000 is 9.9mm thin with a 4.0” Super amoled display, 1GHz processor and 8GB of memory that’s expandable to 32GB.
It runs Android 2.1 (upgradeable to 2.2) and features Swype text and DLNA, (Digital Living Network Alliance, the ability to move movies, photos, music and other media from device to device).
The Samsung Galaxy S also doubles as a wireless hotspot enabling you to share your 3G/HSPA data connection via Wi-Fi to multiple Wi-Fi enabled PCs and smart phones.
Vodafone General Manager of Consumer Marketing, Kursten Shalfoon says, “The Samsung Galaxy S fits perfectly into the premium end of our smart phone line-up, for the customer whose mobile defines who they are. Their smart phone is an integral part of their social and busy life.
“One of the features I’m most impressed with is Swype text, typing has never been so fast on a touch screen mobile. The Samsung Galaxy S operates on our extended 3G network so Kiwis can enjoy reliable, fast broadband speeds on our smart network out to 97% of where they work and play”.
The Samsung Galaxy S is available now for $999 on cheaper on a plan.
The Samsung Galaxy 580, “an affordable full touch screen Android 2.1-based smart phone” will be available in October.