Samsung launches the GALAXY Pro, the smartphone that keeps your work and social lives at your fingertips
SINGAPORE – March 7, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leading mobile phone provider, today announced the GALAXY Pro Smartphone. Featuring Samsung’s integrated Social Hub Premium and the innovative dual-input control via a touch-screen and full QWERTY keyboard, the GALAXY Pro is the perfect business partner and social secretary for your Smart Life. The Samsung GALAXY Pro will be available from late March in UK market followed by other European countries, Middle East, South East Asia and India.
Samsung Social Hub Premium gives one-touch access to all of your emails, instant messages and social networking accounts; coupled with the speed and control of the GALAXY Pro’s dual-input interface, you have the power to stay on top of your work and social lives. Powered by the Android™ 2.2 “Froyo” platform, the GALAXY Pro also gives you access to over 150,000 apps on Android Market™, opening your mobile life to a world of new possibilities.
“The Samsung GALAXY Pro is the perfect device for professionals looking to manage their busy work and social lives” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business. “When you want to get ahead – and stay ahead – of the game, you want a Smartphone that can give you the edge. With immediate access to your work and social communities via Social Hub Premium, and the endless application experiences afforded by Android Market, the GALAXY Pro gives you that edge.”
The GALAXY Pro is equipped with the “Think Free” Office Document Editor, allowing you to view and edit MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on-the-move. This also makes the GALAXY Pro more effective and productive in the workplace.
Social Hub Premium
Samsung Social Hub Premium is the ideal solution for users who constantly juggle their work and personal communications, manage multiple social networks and receive high volumes of messages and emails. To simplify your life, the Social Hub Premium brings together all of your email, SNS and IM accounts to a single spot, giving you instant access to your communications. Check Twitter feeds and Facebook updates, answer emails from your boss and text friends all from your central contact list. With the GALAXY Pro you can stay in touch, reply quickly and never miss a thing.
Applications & Services
Powered by the Android™ 2.2 “Froyo” platform, the GALAXY Pro gives you access to over 150,000 high-quality apps and services from Android Market™. This means that you can customize your GALAXY Pro with the applications to suit your smart life. Download the latest games to keep you entertained on your commute, use maps and location-based services to get you to your meetings in good time and manage your news feeds to be better informed than the competition.
With the Samsung GALAXY Pro’s dual-input combination of a touch-screen and QWERTY keyboard, you are equipped to react, respond or reply in double-quick time. For swift, accurate typing, the QWERTY keyboard provides desktop-computing accuracy. For intuitive ease-of-use, the touch-screen gives fingertip control. Together, they provide a swift, enhanced user experience capable of keeping pace with your busy life.
Ensuring that you can share your experiences with all of your networks, the Samsung GALAXY Pro is equipped with a 3.0 Megapixel camera for still image or video capture. Pictures can be viewed on the clear and bright 2.8” display before being uploaded online. WiFi and Bluetooth support ensures you can stay constantly connected and ready to share.
|Samsung GALAXY Pro Product Specifications|
|Network||HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/2100
|OS||Android™ 2.2 Froyo|
|Display||2.8" LQVGA (320x240) TFT-LCD|
|Video||Codec : MPEG4/ H.264/ H.263/ WMV/ RV/ DivX/ Xvid
Playback : WVGA @30fps
Recording : QVGA @ 30fps
|Audio||MP3, AAC, AAC＋, eAAC＋, WMA, RA
3.5mm Ear Jack & Speaker, Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Voice Recorder
|Enterprise Solutions||Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
|Value-added Features||Android Market™
- Integrated Contacts, Integrated Calendar, Unified Inbox
- Premium: SNS push notification, Push Email & Push IM
Adobe Flash 10.1 support
Google Maps™ with Latitude, Places, Navigation (beta)
|Connectivity||Bluetooth® technology v 3.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 (b/g/n)
|Sensor||Accelerometer, Light, Digital Compass, Proximity|
|Memory||512MB ＋ 2GB inbox ＋ microSD (up to 32GB)|
|Size||66.7 x 108.6 x 10.65mm, 103.4g|
Talk Time : up to11 hours
Standby Time : up to 620 hours *
*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 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.