Samsung unveiled the first Android projector phone Galaxy Beam at MWC 2012 which is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread based smartphone with 1.0 GHz dual-core processor.
Android-based smartphones middle class which was first raised at MWC 2012 and is set for release next April, with the first market in India. Most likely, a couple of other countries in Asia, but as far as the US and Europe are concerned, we still have nothing official. The smartphone/projector might come our way in June or it might actually never see the light of day in America and on the ‘’Old Continent’’.
Samsung Galaxy Beam a 4-inch WVGA display, a dual-core 1GHz processor and a rear 5-megapixel camera and front-facing snapper. The Galaxy Beam will sport Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Samsung stays mum on whether the handset will get updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Samsung GALAXY Beam Specifications
- Network : Quad band EDGE/GPRS/HSPA
- OS : Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
- Display : 4-inch capacitive touchscreen , 480×800 (WVGA) pixels resolution
- Processor : 1.0GHz Dual-Core Processor
- Rear : 5MP AF with flash
- Front : 1.3MP
- Video Player : MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX
- Video Recording : HD 720p@30fps
- Audio Player : MP3, AAC, AAC＋, eAAC＋, WMA0fps
- Bluetooth v3.0＋HS
- Wireless LAN WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- 3.5mm Ear Jack
- Samsung Kies 2.0
- Memory : 768MB RAM ＋ 8GB Internal Memory
- Expandable storage : MicroSD slot (up to 32GB)
- Dimension : 64.2 x 124 x 12.5mm
- Weight : 145.3 g
- Battery : 2000 mAh
In terms of pricing, the Samsung spokesperson which confirmed the April release for India didn’t give out any shred of detail, but rumor has it that the Samsung Galaxy Beam will cost around $500 off contract.