Stylish evolution of the GALAXY S provides smartphone fans with a refined, high-performance device on Android Gingerbread
SEOUL, Korea – April 18, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leading mobile phone provider, today announced the GALAXY S Plus. The evolved smartphone celebrates the success of the 10 million selling GALAXY S and marks the device’s upgrade to Android™ 2.3 (Gingerbread).
With a high-performance 1.4GHz processor, the GALAXY S Plus is the perfect status symbol for smartphone fanatics.
“Samsung is continuing to expand its leadership in Speed, Display and User Experience” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business. “The GALAXY S Plus marks an evolution in the life of our GALAXY S device. On the Android Gingerbread platform, it provides users with an incredibly stylish, powerful Smartphone enabling them get the most out of their mobile lives. The GALAXY S Plus is this year’s device for Smartphone enthusiasts.”
Equipped with a 1.4GHz application processor, the Samsung GALAXY S Plus is fast and reassuringly powerful. Simultaneous application processing enables an intuitive interface and ensures an all-round enhanced user experience.
Support for high-speed HSPA＋ 14.4Mbps means that data can be accessed faster than on comparable devices, making internet browsing swift and responsive. The device also has an array of connectivity options, with WiFi 802.11b/g/n, A-GPS, Bluetooth 3.0 and a USB 2.0 connector all included.
The improved 1650mAh battery means that the Samsung GALAXY S Plus is the ideal solution for those who need to be on-the-go for long stretches of time.
Improved User Experience
The evolved Gingerbread OS is built around an improved user interface, including an enhanced keyboard and a simpler copy and paste function. Multi-touch support means that typing is made even easier; the shift key can be held down while typing, meaning further control over the formatting of the text.
Gingerbread also gives access to Android Market™ with over 150,000 apps available, meaning that users can download games, maps, entertainment and sports applications whenever they choose, allowing the GALAXY S Plus to be infinitely personalized.
Users can take pictures or videos on the device’s 5.0MP camera before sending them on to friends and family via the Social Hub. Samsung’s Social Hub integrates all of your contact details, social networks, and email services into a single space, making connecting and sharing easier than ever before.
A design evolution from the original, sleek GALAXY S device, the GALAXY S Plus features a stylish ultra-slim minimalist design with an embossed finish and metallic finishing, clearly setting Smartphone well ahead of its rivals in the style-stakes. It also features Samsung’s famous crystal clear 4.0” Super AMOLED display, meaning that images and films look crisp, sharp and vivid – whatever the conditions.
|General||2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSPA＋ 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|Size||Dimensions||122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm|
|Display||Type||Super AMOLED capacitive Touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches|
|Sound||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Internal||8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM, 2GB ROM|
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 32GB, buy memory|
|Data||GPRS||Class 12 (4＋1/3＋2/2＋3/1＋4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps|
|3G||HSPA＋, 14.4Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76Mbps|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v3.0 with A2DP|
|USB||Yes, v2.0 MicroUSB|
|Camera||Primary||5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection|
|Video||Yes, [email protected]|
|Features||OS||Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)|
|CPU||1.4 GHz processor|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS|
|Radio||FM radio with RDS|
|Colors||Metallic Black, Ceramic White|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS support|
|Java||Via third party application|
|Battery||Stand-by||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1650 mAh|
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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 consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.