Design and Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S I9000 is a sophisticated smartphone with an Android v2.2 Froyo operating system and 1 GHz Processor. The super AMOLED 4 inch screen displays images and videos with a high degree of clarity and a 480x800 pixel resolution. The phone is also embedded with SGX540 3D Graphics. On-screen clarity is increased with Digital Natural Image Engine. The phone is designed with Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Proximity sensors.
Camera and Multimedia
The phone is designed with a powerful 5MP camera on the front and a secondary VGA camera on the rear. High-quality videos can also be recorded with a 720 pixel resolution. The camera has several in-built features such as Face and Smile Recognition, Image-Editor, Geo-Tagging, Auto-Focus, and White Balancing.
Connectivity and Features
WAP provides high-speed internet connectivity with WAP and Android browser on GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi platforms. The phone supports GSM and 3 Band 3G. SMS, MMS and emails can be received and the phone has a phonebook with the list of contacts. The phone also allows Facebook, Google calendars and in-built calendar to be integrated.
This smartphone has Bluetooth and USB to connect to a computer. Social Networking to Facebook and Twitter are enabled. The DivX and XviD provide video playback facilities. Think Free is a unique feature in the phone that enables editing and viewing MS Office documents. Daily Briefing Application provides updates on the daily news features like the weather, stock markets, and other information. Layar Reality Browser is a very special feature available only in Galaxy S I9000, and provides a wide variety of information including phone numbers, places of interest, and addresses in the neighborhood.
Battery and Storage
A 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery powers the phone and provides 13 hours on 2G and 6 hours talk-time on 3G. An in-built memory of 16GB can be increased to 32GB with SD micro card.