In an attempt to conquer emerging smartphone markets, Samsung has just announced four new Android phones in the Galaxy family.
Samsung Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro will be showcased at this year's IFA trade fair Berlin.
The company's decision to launch these new mid- and low-end smartphone ahead of IFA 2011 seems to be wise, especially that Samsung has an 'Unpacked' event scheduled for September 1 where it is supposed to launch a “big phone.”
There is no information regarding the new Galaxy devices price options, nor their availability dates, but Samsung stated that more details will be revealed at IFA 2011.
Samsung Galaxy W seems to be the most rich-featured among the four smartphones announced and is powered by Google's Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) platform.
Furthermore, the handset comes with a large 3.7-inch capacitive touchscreen display with 16 million colors support and 800 x 480 pixels resolution.
More importantly, the device is equipped with a single core 1.4GHz processor and sports a 5-megapixel photo snapper, along with Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n connectivity, as well as a 1500mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy M Pro is a typical business handset that strongly resembles Nokia's Eseries or RIM's standard BlackBerry smartphones.
The phone comes with a portrait QWERTY keyboard and features a 2.66-inch capacitive touchscreen display with 16 million colors support and 480 x 320 pixels resolution.
Just like the Galaxy W, this one is powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and a 1GHz processor.
In addition, Galaxy M Pro features a 5-megapixel main camera on the back, as well as a secondary front facing VGA camera for video calls.
Other highlights of the phone include: Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n connectivity, a 1350mAh battery and enterprise app support such as Cisco Mobile, Webex and Sybase Afaria.
Samsung Galaxy Y is aimed at youngsters and it is a mid-entry Android smartphone. The phone is equipped with an 832MHz processor and a 3-inch capacitive touchscreen display with 320 x 240 pixels resolution.
It is powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and comes with a 2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, HSDPA (7.2Mbps) support and a 1200mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro is the most affordable of the lot and features a portrait QWERTY keyboard, a 2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and HSDPA (7.2Mbps) support.
The Galaxy Y Pro is powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and has a small 2.6-inch capacitive touchscreen display. The phone is equipped with an 800 MHz processor, but it is unconfirmed for the moment.