Shortly after announcing the upcoming availability of Galaxy Xcover 2, Samsung revealed another Android smartphone, the Galaxy Express.Although we don’t have any details regarding the phone’s pricing options and release date, we do know it will be launched in Europe and Asia.
The phone’s main selling points are the superb 4.5-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen display (480 x 800 pixels) and LTE support.
It is also worth mentioning that the Galaxy Express will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system out of the box.
Design-wise, the Galaxy Express strongly resembles Samsung’s popular Galaxy S III model. For the time being, the South Korean company revealed the former will be available in white, but additional color options may be available as well.
The 4G LTE smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, which is complemented by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD memory card.
When it comes to connectivity, Samsung Galaxy Express is an all-rounder. It comes packed with Samsung’s innovative sharing capabilities, including AllShare Play, S Beam, Mobile High Definition Link (MHL), Near Field Communication (NFC), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS.
The device also features several useful Samsung services and apps, such as ChatOn mobile communication service, Game Hub, Video Hub, Music Hub and Readers Hub (downloadable via Samsung Apps).
Obviously, it provides access to more than 700,000 apps and games via Google Play Store and comes preloaded with some of the most important Google services and apps: Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude, Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places and Google Navigation.
Samsung Galaxy Express drains energy from a high-capacity 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery, which has yet to be rated by the manufacturer.