Samsung Galaxy R I9103 is a high-end member of the Galaxy line of Android Smartphone. Although highend, the Galaxy R pales slightly when compared with Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S II. Compared with Galaxy S II, it features a slightly smaller display, a lower resolution camera, a less powerful processor, and a less sexy design. However, Samsung Galaxy R comes at a lower price, which will work for quite a number of consumers.
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A Powerful Gingerbread Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy R features Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) on a 1GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM, which offers smooth and fast performance. Expect comparable performance as in the Galaxy S II from this phone.
Samsung Galaxy R features TouchWiz UI on top of Android with Social networking hub, Music hub, Readers hub, and Games hub. Like most Android Smartphones, it comes preloaded with Google Apps like Google Search, GMail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube, and Picasa with more apps available at the Android Market.
Display & HD Camera
Samsung Galaxy R has a 4.2-inch Super Clear LCD touchscreen, which is slightly smaller than the 4.3-inch touchscreen on the Galaxy S II. Although the display falls short of being a Super AMOLED Plus display like on the Samsung Galaxy S II, it is bright, colourful, and is readable under direct sunlight. It features the same WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) resolution as S2.
Samsung Galaxy R spots a 5 megapixel camera on the back with LED flash. The camera records 720p HD videos and comes with features like autofocus, face detection, and Geotagging. Samsung Galaxy R also has a front-facing VGA camera for video calling.
Data and Network support
Samsung Galaxy R features super fast HSPA internet. It also has a hotspot feature which enables you setup a Wi-Fi hotspot to share your fast 3G internet with other devices. It also features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and USB. Buy Memory card for your Samsung Galaxy R I9103.
Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy R I9103 price should be around 80,000 Naira when available.
Other Specs of Samsung Galaxy R I9103:
- Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread)
- NVIDIA Tegra 2, 1GHz Core Processor
- 1GB RAM, 2GB ROM
- 8GB built-in storage
- up to 32GB microSD memory
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSUPA/HSDPA) 900, 2100MHz
- Accelerometer, digital compass, proximity sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Bluetooth 3.0 with AD2P
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot feature
- unlimited contacts phonebook
- Document viewer/editor
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Facebook, Twitter
- Voice commands
- image/video editor
- Navigation with Google Maps, GPS, A-GPS
- Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, Fac)
- Video player (MP4, WMA, 3GPP)
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML Browser
- Battery capacity: 1500 mAh
- Standby: 620 hours
- Talktime: 9 hours
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