Oh, we just found that Samsung’s Galaxy S has been launched after all at least in Europe, amidst so-called shortages of phones like HTC Droid Incredible and HTC EVO due to non availability of components (read as screens) made by the Samsung.
It’s clear Samsung Galaxy S has more hands now to reach out to. While it is an outstanding alternative for those outsold android smart phones, nobody would like to be in line when they have a similar phone with SUPER AMOLED screen ready for delivery. But the fun fact is, the Samsung Galaxy S has not seen US shelves till now, maybe another week for that, we can safely gamble on that.
The prices of the phone vary widely as found by Nick Gray at androidandme and starts from $400 (8GB) to as much as $979 (16GB) model. While it is not bad at all at $400 without contract, one can expect subsidized price to be $200 when available with contract. It is reported that it may hit major four US carriers but the most likely guess is with AT&T and T-Mobile. More on that will come when things get clear.
I think a little spec sheet round up should do fine, after you have so many launches and announcements in recent days.
- 4 inch Super AMOLED screen
- 5 megapixel camera with support for 720p video recording
- Front facing video camera
- 8GB internal memory
- Expandable memory card with support up to 32GB, so max storage space is 40 GB (internal + external)
- Android 2.1
Keep watching this space for more update on this. Meanwhile, here is a nice launch party video. Cheers!