Samsung Galaxy S I9000 is Samsung’s flagship Smartphone offering Android 2.1 and a 1GHz processor. Samsung Galaxy S comes in two models differentiated by their internal memory capacity, one with 8 GB and the other with 16GB. Both models offer microSD memory card slots. The Samsung I9000 comes with an impressive spec featuring a 4-inch super AMOLED touchscreen, a 5 megapixel camera with HD capability, GPS navigation with Google Maps, Bluetooth 3.0, GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, high speed HSDPA internet, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, etc. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the 2021 top of the line member of the S line.
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OS, Software and Hardware
The Samsung I9000 Galaxy comes with a lot of power, featuring an ARM Cortex A8 1GHz processor. Samsung Galaxy S offers super-fast performance and a superior mobile communications and entertainment experience. It runs the Google Android 2.1 OS.
Samsung Galaxy S like most Android Smartphones comes preloaded with Google software and apps like Google Search, GMail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube, and Picasa. The smartphone comes with social media integration plus document editors for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF.
Samsung I9000 Galaxy S features a 4-inch super AMOLED capacitive multi-touch touchscreen. The display offers a resolution of 400 x 800 pixels and a colour depth of 16 million, a great display for your pictures, videos, maps, and documents.
Samsung I9000 Galaxy S features TouchWiz 3.0 UI, which makes everything easily accessible to you.
Camera with Video editing
Samsung Galaxy S has a built-in 5 megapixel camera with HD video (720p) recording capability. Other features of the camera include Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, geo-tagging, and so on.
It features video calling via a secondary VGA camera. Make your own movies with the Galaxy S, record in HD, add music, images, and texts using the video editing software, and share easily with your friends. Samsung Galaxy S also comes with a photo editor.
Network, Data, and Internet browsing
Samsung I9000 depending on available network can switch between 2G (GSM) and 3G (WCDMA). On GSM the smartphone supports quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900). Where there is 3G network, Galaxy S accesses high-speed data on HSDPA/UMTS.
Outside 3G coverage Samsung Galaxy S can access telecoms services on GSM with data services on GPRS and EDGE. Samsung I9000 Galaxy S accesses wireless LAN networks with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n support, one of a few phones with Wi-Fi 802.11 n support.
The built-in browser is compatible with WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML enabling you to browse WAP pages and websites tailored for mobile browsing as well as full websites.
Samsung Galaxy S supports short-range wireless connectivity via state of the art Bluetooth 3.0. You can transfer files from/to your computer wirelessly via Bluetooth as well as share content wirelessly with other Bluetooth enabled devices.
With Bluetooth, and Galaxy S’s built-in internet modem, you can connect your computer to the internet using Samsung Galaxy S as a wireless modem. USB 2.0 interface is provided for Samsung I9000 Galaxy S and with it you can achieve the same as with Bluetooth but in a wired domain.
Media Support and Storage
The Galaxy S comes with HD video (720p) playback capability with great audio quality. Downloads are supported, so you can download games, apps, videos music, ringtones, wallpapers, and picture to your phone for customisation and fun. You get either a 8GB or 16GB models with support for up to 32GB microSD datacard.
You can stream movies and videos from YouTube and other sources with Samsung I9000 Galaxy S. It also features FM radio with RDS.
Navigation and Maps
Samsung I9000 Galaxy S has a built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS and Google Maps for navigation. Find your way around, mark and locate points of interest with your phone.
You can even share your location with friends using Google Latitudes and Geo-tagging features of the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S. It also features a digital compass.
Pricing and Availability
Samsung I9000 Galaxy S is now available worldwide. It is being launched under different names by different carriers. It is now available in Nigeria. The Samsung Galaxy S is currently priced at around N90,000 in Nigeria.
Other features and specifications of Samsung I9000 Galaxy S that might interest you are:
- ARM Cortex A8 1GHz processor
- Android OS v2.1
- Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
- TouchWiz 3.0 UI
- Swype text input
- 3.5mm audio jack
- 8GB/16GB internal memory
- 512MB RAM and 2GB ROM
- up to 32GB datacard
- unlimited contacts phonebook
- GPS Navigation with Google Maps
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA)
- Voice memo
- Predictive texting T9
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC)
- Video player (MP4, DivX, WMA, H.263, H.264)
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Video/Photo editor
- Mobile Tracker
- Java MIDP 2.0
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML
- Battery capacity: 1,500 mAh
- Standby: 576 hours (3G)
- Talktime: 6 hours, 30 seconds (3G)
Samsung I9000 Galaxy S is not yet available, however, when available it is recommended you buy only from accredited Samsung product dealers in Nigeria. Buying from a Samsung, accredited dealer/distributor shop gives you a 12 months warranty on any mobile phone purchased.
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