Samsung Galaxy R with Android Gingerbread lands in UK
Samsung is preparing a new Galaxy Android based smartphone for the UK, which actually seems like Samsung Galaxy Z.
The new Samsung Galaxy R or Galaxy Z sports a 4.2-inch S-LCD WVGA (800×480) display and is powered by 1GHz dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor. The phone has a squarish body with metallic back and flat central home button flanked by a menu and back button with overall dimensions of 125 x 66 x 9.5 mm and weight of 135 g. It offer 8GB of internal memory with an option for up to 32GB more via microSD memory card slot, along with 5MP rear camera with 720p video recording capabilities and 1.3MP front-facing camera for video chats.
The phone will come pre-loaded with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and TouchWiz on top. Galaxy R also will offer Samsung’s Kies Air, a web-based tool that will allow you to connect to the phone through a Web browser on a laptop or PC and controlling the Galaxy R remotely, as well as allowing you to send text messages and edit your photos and other functions. Other features included will allow you voice control and an online “find my mobile” feature that lets you track, ring, lock or wipe your phone remotely.
The Galaxy R will be available to UK before the end of July or at the beginning of August.