Samsung Announces GALAXY Ace, Fit and mini Android Phone

Just received the information from Samsung. Samsung has rolled out 3 new Android phones to the Singapore market. They are Samsung GALAXY Ace, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy mini. More details after the break.

SAMSUNG ROLLS OUT THREE NEW ANDROID SMARTPHONES THAT DELIVER STYLE, SOPHISTICATION AND FUN

Singapore, 11 February 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today introduced three new Android mobile phones that offer users more in a single device – the GALAXY Ace, GALAXY Fit and GALAXY mini. (Pictured above: left to right)

Stay sophisticated and have fun with the Samsung GALAXY Ace

Its smooth rounded shape with a frameless front edge gives the GALAXY Ace a minimal yet sophisticated look, appealing to users whose mobile phones are extensions of their personal style. Boasting a wide 3.5” HVGA display which makes playing games, videos and viewing photos more enjoyable than ever, the GALAXY Ace also features Social Hub, enabling users to access all information across their social networking services, instant messaging and email accounts. Running on an 800MHz processor, this Android Froyo 2.2 smartphone also lets users experience smooth web browsing and seamless multitasking between apps.

Enjoy the best of both worlds with the Samsung GALAXY Fit

With its professional look, compact size and large screen, Samsung’s GALAXY Fit is the perfect device for ambitious young adults hoping to impress in the workplace. Its integrated email system and ‘Office Viewer’ function enables users stay on the job no matter where they are. Outside of the workplace, the GALAXY Fit is just as serious about having fun, with its five-megapixel camera and built-in FM radio that keep users entertained.

Style and connectivity with the Samsung GALAXY mini

The GALAXY mini appeals to young users who want to make a statement, with its compact and ergonomic design for easy mobility and comfort. Users will be able to enjoy familiar Google services such as Google Mail and Google Talk on their mobile, and can also make use of the powerful Voice Search function to search for information without typing. The GALAXY mini also features an integrated phonebook with direct SNS and IM links, making it even easier for users to stay connected with their friends all the time.

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All three phones offer users access to more than 100,000 apps from both the Android Market and Samsung Apps and also feature the SWYPE messaging interface, making communicating on-the-go easier and faster than before.

All three smartphones will be available from all mobile service providers and leading mobile phone dealers. The GALAXY Ace will be on sale from 12 February 2011 at the recommended retail price of S$498. The GALAXY mini will be available from 19 February 2011 at S$298 and the GALAXY Fit from March 2011 at S$398. All prices are for mobile phones without contract and are inclusive of GST.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 188,000 people in 185 offices across 65 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, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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Here are their specs.

GALAXY Ace Specifications

  • Network:

–       HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/2100

–       GPRS 850/ 900/1800/1900

–       Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, BT 2.1, DLNA

  • Dimension:

–       59.9×112.4×11.5mm (113g)

  • Display

–       3.5” 320×480 HVGA 16M TFT

  • OS:

–       Android 2.2.1 (Froyo)

  • Android Market / Samsung Apps:

–       Various Applications Downloadable

•          Social Hub

–     Integrates SNS, email, and calendar accounts

–       Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 for Android Homescreen Preview/Edit

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–       Screen Rotation Lock

–       Search in Browser

  • Processor:

–       800MHz Processor (MSM7227-1 Turbo)

  • Battery (Standard) Li-ion, 1,350mAh

–       Talk time : up to 2G/11 hours, up to 3G/ 6.5 hours

–       Standby : up to 2G/ 640 hours, up to 3G/up to 420 hours

  • Camera:

–       5.0 MP AF / LED Flash

  • Video
    –     MPEG4, H.263, H.264
    –     Recording/ Playback : QVGA@20fps / WVGA@30fps
  • Music
    –     3.5mm Ear Jack & Speaker
    –     MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+
  • FM Radio (RDS)
  • Memory
    – 160MB + MicroSD slot (up to 32GB)
  • FM Radio + RDS

–       BT 2.1, USB 2.0

–       WiFi 802.11 b/g/n

  • Chrome Lite Web Browser
    –     RSS reader
  • Multi-touch zoom
  • Integrated E-mail
    –    Gmail
    –    Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  • GPS
    –     A-GPS
  • LBS
    –    Google MapsTM, Latitude, Places
  • Additional Features
    –    Quicktype by Swype
    –    ThinkFree (Documentviewing & editing)
    –    AllShare

GALAXY Fit Specifications

•          Network

•          HSDPA HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/2100
– GPRS  850/900/1800/1900 Dimension

–     110.2  x 61.2 x 12.6 mm (108g)

•          Display

–     3.31” QVGA 262K TFT

•          Samsung Android 2.2.1 (Froyo)

•          Samsung Apps / Android Market

–     Various applications downloadable

•          Social Hub

–     Integrates SNS, email, and calendar accounts

–      Integrated Calendar (Google/Outlook)

•          Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 for Android Multiple Homescreens

–     Hybrid Widgets

•          Processor

–     ARM 11 600MHz

  • Memory
    – 160MB +  MicroSD slot (Up to 32GB)

•          Chrome Lite Web Browser

•          Multi-touch zoom

•          FM Radio + RDS

–       BT 2.1, USB 2.0

–       WiFi 802.11 b/g/n

•          Battery (Standard) Li-on, 1,350mAh

–     Talk time : up to 2G/10.5 hours, up to 3G/ 6.5 hours

–     Standby : up to 2G/ 642 hours, up to 3G/up to 444 hours

•          Camera

–     5.0 Megapixel AF camera

•          Additional Features

–       Quicktype by Swype

–       Document Viewer (Quick office)

GALAXY Mini Specifications

•          Network
–    HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/2100
–    GPRS  850/900/1800/1900

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•          Dimension
–     110.4  x 60.6 x 12.1 mm (106.6g)

•          Display
–     3.14” QVGA 262K TFT (320×240)

•          Samsung Android 2.2.1 (Froyo)

•          Samsung Apps / Android Market
–     Various applications downloadable

•          Social Hub
–     Integrates SNS, email, and calendar accounts
–     Integrated Calendar (Google/Outlook)

•          Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 for Android
–     Multiple Home screen
–     Hybrid Widgets

•          Processor
–     600MHz (MSM 7227-1)

•          Battery (Standard) Li-on, 1,200mAh
–     Talk time: Up to 2G/ 9.6 hours, 3G/ 6.4 hours
–     Standby: Up to 2G/ 571 hours, 3G/ 421 hours

•          Camera
–     3.2 Megapixel FF camera

•          FM Radio + RDS

BT 2.1, USB 2.0

–     WiFi 802.11 b/g/n

•          Video
–    320 x 240 & 176 x 144 @ 15fps
–     Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264

•          Music
–     Music Player
–     3.5mm Ear Jack
–     MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV,  MID, AC3

•          Memory
–     160MB +  MicroSD slot (Up to 32GB)

•          Chrome Lite Web Browser

•          Multi-touch zoom

•          Sensor
–     Proximity, Accelerometer

•          Integrated E-mail
–    Gmail
–    MicroSoft Exchange ActiveSync

•          Additional Features
–    A-GPS
–    Quicktype by Swype, Write & Go
–    Document Viewer (Quick office)

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