Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy Pocket smartphone, which is powered by an 823Mhz processor, runs the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and retails for under R1000.
“The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is a true smartphonenthat offers the Galaxy experience to even more consumers at an affordable price,nand it’s now available in South Africa.” says Craige Fleischer, Director ofnMobile Communications at Samsung Electronics South Africa.
Everything in your Pocket
The Samsung Galaxy Pocket packs a lot ofnpower into a slim and compact form. At only 11.98mm slim and weighing onlyn97.0g, the Pocket features a 2.8” display making it portable while stillnensuring comfortable viewing of content and images. Powered by a 832Mhznprocessor and advanced Wi-Fi and HSDPA connectively, the Pocket delivers a richnmobile experience.
“Whether you’re surfing the web, downloadingnfiles or uploading pictures to your social networking accounts, the GalaxynPocket performs like a pro,” adds Fleischer. “The efficient and smartnexperience is led by the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform, Google MobilenServices, Samsung Apps and the easy to use TouchWiz interface.”
Always connected with superfast 3G
With Superfast 3Gnconnectivity, connecting and sharing is quick and easy with GalaxynPocket’s social networking and communication features. Downloadablenthrough Samsung Apps, Samsung’s ‘ChatON’ cross-platform communicationnservice connects all phone users into a single community. This enablesnspontaneous messaging, group chatting and content sharing in multiplenformats, making messaging simpler and more intuitive. Meanwhile, the ‘SocialnHub’ allows users to see their Instant Messaging, social networking(such asnFacebook and Twitter) and email communications in a single inbox for addednsocial convenience.
Pocket Musiq is an exclusive feature fornGalaxy Pocket users boasting thousands of free downloadable local tracks, FromnR ‘n B to Gospel this exciting service can be accessed at http://www.pocketmusiq.mobi
The ‘TouchWiz’ user interface offers smoothernmenu navigation through easy-to-access widgets, providing effortless shortcutsnto frequently-used functions. Improved text input provides speedier, morenaccurate typing for Web searches or quick messaging with friends. Thendevice offers a great onboard user memory of 32GB for applications, MP3 files, photos (from the 2MBncamera) and other media, as well as an in-built FM radio which allows users tontune in to their favourite station.
“The Galaxy Pocket Smartphone comes with anwide range of useful services that enrich the user’s mobile experience. Fromnthe operating system to the full touch screen user interface, users will getnthe most out of their mobile. The Galaxy Pocket is compact and connected – everythingnyou need in a Smartphone,” concludes Fleischer.
The Samsung Galaxy Pocket is available locallynat an approximate recommended retail price of R999.
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