The Samsung Galaxy W is the latest smartphone from the South Korean based company and is set to launch on UK mobile phone operator O2 later this month.
O2 have posted a “coming soon” page for the Samsung Galaxy W on their site, which is an updated version of the Samsung Galaxy S. For most customers the Samsung Galaxy W will give you everything you need from an Android phone without have to spend money on the more expensive Samsung Galaxy S II.
It is almost certain to go head to head with the iPhone 4 Lite which is set to be released around the same time as the iPhone 5 in the coming months.
It will be running Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread alongside Samsung’s latest Touchwiz 4.0 user inteface and will powered by a 1.4GHz single core CPU which is the fastest single core processor on the market. It has a 3.7-inch super LCD touchscreen rather than an AMOLED one; which is a slightly smaller screen than the Samsung Galaxy S but matches up to competitors such as the HTC Desire S.
Other features include 512MB RAM, 4GB of storage, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, front-facing VGA camera, a stereo FM radio, music player, microSD slot, GPS plus turn-by-turn navigation, WiFi and 3.5G support and Bluetooth. The battery is gives you 6+ hours of talktime and 11 days of standby time.
According to reports the Samsung Galaxy W will go on sale for around €320 when it goes on sale in Europe later this month.