On 26 February, 2012 Samsung which is considered as one of the world’s biggest smartphone makers, has announced its new Android smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy Beam. The new smartphone is the successor to the previous Beam and will be showcased at Mobile World Congress 2012.
The new Samsung Galaxy Beam will flaunt a 4.0 inch WVGA TFT display with a screen resolution of 480×800 pixels. The phone has a dimension of 64.2 x 124 x 12.5mm and weighs around 145.3 grams. Powered by 1 GHz Dual-Core Processor, the phone will run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system which will be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich. The device will have 6 GB of RAM along with 8 GB of internal storage. A microSD card slot will be also provided to allow memory expansion of up to 32GB.
The device will have a slightly curved back made up of a soft, yet ruggedized stuff. A bright yellow band wraps around the edges of the phone and it contrasts well with the black body. It will be equipped with a 5 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash along with a secondary front facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video chats. It will feature 15 lumens projector that will enable users to freely share videos, photos or other digital media quickly. The built-in projector allows turning a blank wall into a giant display screen of about 50 inches. The projected video will have a resolution of 640-by-360 pixels. It will be able to project videos for up to three hours.
It will include a 3.5 mm headphone jack along with a USB port and a 2000mAH battery. It will support Bluetooth 3.0＋HS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz and aGPS as connectivity options. It may be available in the global markets from second quarter of this year. Right now, there is no news about the price of the Galaxy Beam.
[GALAXY Beam] First Hands-on Video from youtube: