Thursday, August 25, 2011

Samsung Is Playing With A Full Deck - New Line-Up

Samsung revealed their new line-up of phones.
From beginners to flagship devices. I have collected some data of the devices so far throughout the net. Let's do a quick overview (this article will get updated):

  • Samsung Y (Young): Entry level device. 3" (320*240) TFT LCD with Android 2.3, 2MP back-camera, Wi-Fi 802.11n, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and a 1200 mAh battery. It runs a 832MHz CPU.
  • Samsung Y Pro (Young): Apparently same as the Y but with an fixed keyboard and a special TouchWiz UI. Looks like a phone that lures messaging fanatics and Blackberry lovers with a decent keyboard. [Video]
  • Samsung M Pro (Magic): Android 2.3  2.66" (480*320) TFT display, 9.97mm thin, 7.2Mbps HSDPA, running with a 1GHz CPU. 5MP camera on the back and a VGA front-facing camera, Wi-Fi 802.11n, with a 1350 mAh battery. Basically it's the slightly more powerful version of the Y Pro, with the great keyboard for writing longer texts. I'm glad more devices with a real keyboard coming out. But the tiny screen might hold some people back.
  • Samsung W (Wonder):  3.7" (800*480) TFT LCD, Android 2.3, 1.4 GHz CPU, 14.4Mbps HSDPA, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi 802.11n with a 1500 mAh battery. More powerful, keyboard-less device. With a good price, this would be the perfect semiprofessional phone.
  • Samsung R (Royal): Not confirmed data on the Samsung R is a 4.2" (800*480) SLCD, running Android 2.3 on a 1GHz dual-core CPU, HSDPA up to 21 Mbps, 5MP camera dual flash LED, Wi-Fi 802.11n. This sounds like a stripped down Galaxy S2, and it looks like it, too. With the right price, this could be a huge hit, and should have enough power for the normal usage cycle of an advanced user. 
  • Samsung S (Flagship): It's expected to have something to do with the big announcement from Samsung. This "big thing" on September 1st at the IFA. I'm curious.