The Samsung Galaxy S Features The Versatile Android Operating System


One of the most popular Samsung Smartphones of recent times has been the Galaxy S. It is proven itself is a highly capable all rounder offering great aesthetic appeal along with an impressive spec list boasting features such as the Android operating system, 5 mega pixel digital camera ample internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S measures 122.4x 64.2x 9.9 mm, making it one of the slimmest handsets out there, meaning it is a comfortable phone to hold and use and will easily fit into a handbag or pocket. It is also very lightweight at just 119 g which is impressive given the amount of technology packed into the handset. The screen is dominated by large 4 inch super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which boasts the ability to display up to 16M colours within a pixel configuration of 480x 800 pixels. This makes it great for viewing photos and videos and can even display HD footage.

Depending on which model is chosen, users have either 8 GB or 16 GB of internal storage at their disposal. Therefore, even the most basic model with its 8 GB is capable of storing a huge amount of files, be they music tracks or video clips, documents or photos. Additionally, there is expandable storage in the form of a microSD card slot which is capable of accommodating a memory card of up to 32 GB, so even the largest music collection can be stored on the phone.

The Samsung Galaxy S relies on class 12 versions of both GPRS & EDGE to keep it connected to the appropriate cellular networks. In areas with 3G coverage, access to the Internet is provided courtesy of an HSDPA connection which provides speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps. A faster Internet connection can be enjoyed however, thanks to Wi-Fi connectivity which utilises local wireless Internet routers so users can enjoy a web browsing experience at broadband speeds.

An easy to use yet powerful 5 mega-pixel camera boasts features such as touch focus, face & smile detection and geo-tagging. The latter is a feature which automatically tags the location at which a photo was taken and can then be viewed on a map, a feature which functions thanks to GPS. The ability to shoot HD video in 720p at 30fps means the Samsung Galaxy S effectively doubles up a high definition video camera. Should users wish to view their photographic handy work on the big screen, it can be streamed wirelessly to a compatible television via DLNA.

The highly versatile Android 2.1 operating system works in conjunction with a 1 GHz processor to provide a great user experience. The processor can handle demanding applications with ease, meaning the user interface and day-to-day use of applications is lightning fast. The operating system allows access to the Android Market, were users can browse and download numerous apps from a variety of different categories.

The Samsung Galaxy S really is the full package. It ticks all the boxes in terms of entertainment features, customisation, the hardware and aesthetics. This means the handset offers something for everyone, which is testament to its popularity.


Source by Chris Westley

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