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November 9, 2010

Verizon wireless, Samsung Mobile debut Galaxy S smartphone

Android 2.1, dedicated ticker display, 1GHz Hummingbird application processor

By CBR Staff Writer

Verizon Wireless, a wireless voice and 3G data network, and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), have announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Continuum, a Galaxy S smartphone.

The Continuum is powered by Android 2.1, with support for Google Mobile Services, including Gmail, YouTube, Android Market and more.

The Continuum includes a 1GHz Hummingbird application processor, 5-megapixel camera, and multiple entertainment and social networking features.

Samsung said the Continuum is designed with a dedicated ticker display, which provides users with up-to-the-minute news, sports, finance and social networking updates.

The smartphone features two separate but integrated displays: a 3.4-inch touch screen Super AMOLED main display and a customisable 1.8-inch Super AMOLED dedicated ticker display.

In addition, the Galaxy S smartphone embodies advanced touchscreen gestures capabilities, six-axis sensor, virtual Qwerty keyboard featuring Swype technology, Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11 b/g/n), 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities, 8 GB microSD card preinstalled expandable up to 32GB and full HTML Web browsing capabilities.

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