Samsung at MWC 2012 – Summary – 26-02-2012
As we do not have a team on site, we will make here a list of announcements, events, facts, pictures and videos from Samsung in Barcelona. As soon as any videos showing any of those devices surfaces we will add it here.
GT-I8530 (Galaxy Beam) – Samsung Mobile Press Release
The phone is equipped with 15 lumens projector that is able to display images up to 50-inches wide. As for the other specs, the 12.5mm phone runs Android 2.3, OS and features 4-inch WVGA TFT LCD, 1GHz dual-core processor, 5MP and 1.3MP cameras, 720p HD video playback and recording, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, microSD card slot and 2,000mAh battery. It is running Android 2.3.
Dimensions: 124 x 64.2 x 12.5mm, 146g
samsung-updtes.com comment: This is over two years project (first presented public on MWC 2010), very weak in specification phone running Gingerbread firmware. More a sample to show new technology that a trend setter. Very disappointing.
Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) – Samsung Mobile Press Release
The Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) will have a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 LCD and a 1GHz dual-core processor running a Touch Wiz-skinned version of Android 4.0. The 9.7mm-thick tablet has 1GB of RAM and will come in both a 3G + Wi-Fi and a Wi-Fi only version, with the former supporting quad-band HSPA+. Both versions will have a 3-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera, as well as Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, and — interestingly enough — a proximity sensor on just the 3G version. There will be an option between either 16GB or 32GB of internal memory — which is expandable thanks to a microSD card slot. The second generation 10.1” tablet keeps almost all the specs of it predecessor, Galaxy Tab 10.1, but runs Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich and adds microSD memory card support.
Dimensions: 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7mm, 587g
sammyhub.com UPDATE: Samsung Netherlands has confirmed pricing and availability of the tablet. It will be available from second quarter of 2012 for 399 euros for Wi-Fi variant and 499 euros for Wi-Fi+3G.
Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) – Samsung Mobile Press Release
Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) was already announced but i guess this is European premiere.
Galaxy Note 10.1
Banners advertising this device spotted – will be showed probably during dev panel.