The smartphone has been inspired by the famous Samsung Galaxy S II flagship that was introduced in Sweden last month. While the Samsung Galaxy S II is made of plastic, the Samsung Galaxy R features a metal back cover.
The smartphone is available in Sweden now, but soon it will be spread over different markets including Middle East Asia, West Asia, South Asia, North, Eastern Europe and China.
In one of our posts we talked also about the specifications and features of the Samsung Galaxy R. And now I’ll introduce you the press release about the Samsung Galaxy R:
NVIDIA and Samsung Expand GALAXY Smartphones with New GALAXY R Smartphone
World’s Largest Android Smartphone Maker Ships First Tegra-Powered Super Phone
Santa Clara, Calif. ¬- Aug. 10, 2011-NVIDIA and Samsung Electronics announced the latest GALAXY smartphone, the GALAXY R, which sports a 4.19-inch screen, features the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 mobile super chip and the Android 2.3 (also known as Gingerbread) operating system.
Samsung’s GALAXY smartphones are among the world’s most popular handheld devices.
The GALAXY R gives more consumers the opportunity to enjoy the never-before-seen experiences enabled by Tegra, the world’s first mobile processor with a dual-core CPU. The GALAXY R also features a GeForce™ GPU for fast Web browsing with hardware-accelerated Adobe Flash Player support, full HD video and console-quality gaming.
Using the GALAXY R, consumers can multitask efficiently, surf the Web quickly with fast-loading pages and Flash-based content and enjoy HD movies. They can also access Tegra-optimized games through the Tegra Zone app on Android Market.
“Samsung’s newest super phone shows off Tegra’s multimedia power, and is a great example of what consumers expect from one of the world’s top phone makers,” said Michael Rayfield, general manager of NVIDIA’s mobile business.
The GALAXY R features:
- Tegra 2 super chip
- 4.19? WVGA Super Clear LCD touchscreen
- Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system
- 720p HD video capture and 1080p Full HD playback (Divx, WMV, MP4, H.264 B/P only)
- Built-in memory of 8GB and support for 32GB Micro SD
- Size: 125.7 x 66.7 x 9.55 mmWeight: 131 grams
The GALAXY R is available in Sweden, and is coming to other regions soon, including North & Eastern Europe, South East & West Asia, Middle East Asia, and China.