A variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II is coming. The Samsung Galaxy Z, said to be an under-spec’d Galaxy S II, has just been revealed a little early by a Swedish telecom site. The phone looks somehow similar to the more powerful Galaxy S II, sporting a polished metal home button and back cover. The phone is be 9.5mm thin and weighs 135g.
Instead of a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display, the Galaxy Z’s display is only 4.2 inches and is of the Super Clear LCD variant. The processor is still 1GHz dual-core but the make is not yet known. The phone will run on Android 2.3 OS and will have Wi-Fi, GPS, FM Radio, 5MP camera with LED flash, HD video recording support, 8GB internal memory, and microSD card slot up to 32GB.
Samsung Galaxy Z Specifications
- Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread processor
- 4.2-inch SLCD capacitive touchscreen at 480 x 800 pixels
- Dual-core 1GHz processor
- 1GB RAM, 2GB ROM
- 8GB storage
- up to 32GB via microSD card
- 5MP auto-focus camera with LED flash
- 1.3MP front-facing camera
- 720p video recording
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
- GPS with aGPS support
- FM radio
- Li-Ion 1650mAh battery
The phone is available for pre-ordered at Three Sweden and is priced at 3,995 Swedish kronor, which is about $US630 (about Php27,000). This is quite expensive but the price may be cheaper when it finally lands in the Philippines.