Samsung Launches the Galaxy S in Hong Kong

Friday 11 June 2010 11:09 am

The newest 4-inch Super AMOLED Android phone hits the market.

At a big event at the HKCEC yesterday, Samsung launched another big and bright Android phone, hot on the heels of Apple’s new iPhone 4 called the Galaxy S.

Some neat things about the Samsung Galaxy S is that it comes with the Layar’s Reality Browser is preloaded so you get a neat POV of the streets, it can shoot HD video, has a Aldiko eBook, a system you can write something down quickly and be allowed to send it via SMS email or post it on your social network and something called Swype that Samsung says allows you to text 1.5x faster than normal!

The Galaxy S is 9.9 millimeters thick and features a 1-gigahertz CPU and a 4-inch AMOLED screen. It has a 5 megapixel camera and 16 gigabytes of memory storage. The touch-screen device also allows video calls, and users can tap into Google’s various applications including Gmail and YouTube.

It launched last week in Europe and now its available in Hong Kong.

Key Features Highlight

  • 4.0 SUPER AMOLED: Ultra Brilliant Display on an oversized screen for enhanced viewing pleasure
  • Sleek and Smooth design: 9.9mm ultra slim body, tempered glass and anti-smudge screen technology
  • 1GHz Fast Processor: Multi-tasking has never been smoother sailing
  • eBook: Provides best-in-class reading experience on the phone. Customizable fonts, easy text search, and intuitive book list management offers convenient and customized reading experience.
  • HD Video recording and Playback: Super fast 1 GHz processor enhances HD video recording and playback features on dazzling SUPER AMOLED screen.
  • Daily Briefing: Offers instant access to weather, news, stocks, and the scheduler.
  • AllShare via DLNA: Enables inter-device connectivity via DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance).
  • Layar Reality Browser: Shows users surroundings and displays information on camera-view. Tele Atlas POI provides richer information than ever.
  • Swype: Text at hyperspeed with Swype text input method. Provides a fast and easy way to input text on screen while on-the-move (English only).
  • Write & Go: Jot down an idea first and later decide to send on SMS/ MMS, email, calendar, memo or publish on your selected social networking sites.
  • ThinkFree Office: Apps to view and edit Microsoft Office 2007 documents.
  • Smart Alarm: Wakes up with a natural alarm sound and automatically turned-on display light.

Suggested Retail Price: HK$5,588
More information here.

2 Responses to “Samsung Launches the Galaxy S in Hong Kong”

  1. It is a great android phone (the fastest at the moment) with the SUPER AMOLED screen, too bad there is no led light for the camera.

    Daniel at 12:56 am on June 12th, 2010
  2. Swype is fantastic, am using that on my phone. you slide over the letters instead of pushing them. real fast, and works real well, almost no mistakes.

    Patrick at 5:42 pm on June 14th, 2010