Here’s some news bound to excite as Samsung’s flagship Android phone Samsung Galaxy S i9000 will soon be riding on Vodafone and is expected to launch on the carrier on June 15th.
Vodafone UK customers can now pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S with AMOLED display which according to Samsung is better that iPhone 4 Retina Display.
In order to get hold of Galaxy S for free, you need to shell out £35 per month (for more details about plans visit here) after signing a 2-year contract with Vodafone UK. The device is exclusive to Vodafone with 16GB internal memory.
On technical specs upfront, DivX HD Certified Samsung S Galaxy runs on Android 2.1 and 1 GHz application processor sporting a 4-inch AMOLED display which provides improved image quality and allows better visibility when used under direct sunlight. Its super-fast TouchWiz 3.0 user-interface provides users an instant access to their mobile lives. Powered with the rich augmented reality browser and advanced Location Based Service (LBS) capabilities, Galaxy S is blazingly fast in performance.
However, there are speculations that Samsung Galaxy S will be getting an Android 2.2 upgrade at some point in its future. Initially the smartphone will be shipped with Android 2.1 (Eclair). There are tons of other features that will be accompanied in android 2.2 update apart from flash 10.1, native internet tethering, and application manager. You might like to visit here for feature list of android 2.2 froyo.
The only disappointment with Samsung Galaxy S is the lack of a camera flash and Flash support. Alternatively, you can download Skyfire 2.0 for Android to load Flash pages as normal. This phone is going to take the world by storm, get your hands on it while it’s in stock!!
After launching in Europe, Samsung Galaxy S will soon follow to the rest of the globe including the US later this year. Samsung aims to triple its smart phone shipments this year. This might be one of the reasons for rolling out their android phone to over 100 carriers. It seems that no carrier operator was impressive enough with Galaxy S to lock it up exclusively for their carrier, despite resembling with the iPhone in design.