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Samsung offers style and power with GALAXY S Advance


January 30, 2012

Latest addition to Android-powered GALAXY portfolio delivers sleek curved design with Dual Core performance




SEOUL, Korea – January 30, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY S Advance. Designed for those who define themselves by the phone they carry, the GALAXY S Advance strikes a balance of style, power and performance. It will be available in Russia starting from February, and then be gradually rolled out in CIS, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Southeast and Southwest Asia, Latin America and China.

 

The GALAXY S Advance adds to the successful track record of the GALAXY smartphone range with a phone that combines power and style with all the versatility of Samsungs Hub services, said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.

 


Dual Core performance, curved design and Super AMOLED display

 

Powered by a dual core 1.0 GHz processor and HSPA 14.4 Mbps connectivity, the GALAXY S Advance has been built with power and connectivity in mind, delivering great versatility and a highly responsive user interface for easy multitasking. Application start-ups are faster with virtually no lag time, and the user experience is boosted with smoother screen transitions, faster image processing, and enhanced Web download and browsing performance.

 

The GALAXY S Advances curved glass design enhances handling of the phone and fits the users facial form easily and naturally. Its 4.0 Super AMOLED display provides the stunning visuals users have come to expect of Samsung GALAXY smartphones, offering unparalleled color reproduction and ensuring that photos and videos captured with the devices 5MP camera can be enjoyed with vivid clarity.

 


The Samsung user experience

 

Running on Android Gingerbread and featuring Samsungs TouchWiz user interface, the GALAXY S Advance enables users to stay connected through the Samsung Hubs and ChatON services. Music Hub offers a full music store experience with access to over 11 million tracks and the ability to fully personalize users own music catalogues. Readers Hub offers access to over 2.3 million e-books, 3,500 magazine and 200 newspaper titles; while the hugely popular Game Hub offers access to thousands of catalogued games supplemented by gamer news feeds and news.

 

Samsungs cross platform communication service, ChatON connects all phone users into a single community using phone numbers instead of usernames and passwords, provides aneasy instant messaging, group chatting and sharing of content in multiple formats—images, video, voice, contacts, calendar—to make messaging simpler and more intuitive than ever.

 

The GALAXY S Advance also features Find My Mobile, a unique lost-phone management system that ensures secure phone data encryption in case of phone loss, and that enables users to trace their lost phone directly via the Web or even delete the devices data remotely.   

 

For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit   www.samsungmobilepress.com



Note to Editors

Samsung GALAXY S Advance product specifications



Network

HSPA  14.4Mbps  850/900/1900/2100

EDGE/GPRS  850/900/1800/1900

Process 

1 GHz Dual-Core Processor

Display

4.0 WVGA(480x800) Super AMOLED display

OS

Android 2.3(Gingerbread)

Camera

Main(Rear) : 5 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash

Sub(Front) : 1.3 Megapixel Camera

Video

Codec : MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, VC-1

Recording/ Playback : 720@30fps

Audio

Codec : MP3, AAC, AAC, eAAC, WMA, AC3

Music Player with SoundAlive

3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Value-added

Features

Samsung TouchWiz/ Samsung L!ve Panel UX

Samsung Apps

Samsung Kies 2.0/ Samsung Kies air/ AllShare

ChatON(Downloadable via Samsung Apps)

Readers Hub(Downloadable via Samsung Apps)

Music Hub 

Game Hub

Service availability differs by region

Google Mobile Services

- Android Market, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps,

 Syncing with Google Calendar

Polaris Office

Find My Mobile

A-GPS

Connectivity

Bluetooth technology v 3.0 High Speed

USB 2.0

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n

Sensor

Proximity, Accelerometer, Geomagnetic, Light, Gyroscope

Memory

8/16GB User memory 768MB(RAM)

microSD (up to 32GB)

Size

123.2 x 63.0 x 9.69 mm, 120g

Battery

Standard battery, Li-ion 1,500mAh



All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.



About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the worlds most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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