T-Mobile Move and Samsung Galaxy Mini budget Android phones announced

By on February 16, 2011 at 12:16 AM.

T-Mobile Move and Samsung Galaxy Mini budget Android phones announced

T-Mobile on Tuesday announced two new entry-level smartphones from Mobile World Congress that will become available later this year. The Samsung Galaxy Mini will serve as an inexpensive smaller alternative to the Galaxy S 4G, featuring a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, a 600MHz processor, 150MB of internal storage, microSDHC support and the Android 2.2 Froyo operating system. Featuring similar specs in an even more compact case, the T-Mobile Move will sport Android 2.2 along with a tiny 2.8-inch 320 x 240-pixel display, a 2-megapixel camera, 150MB of internal storage and microSDHC support. While firm release dates for these budget Android phones have not yet been announced, T-Mobile did confirm that the devices will launch this spring and will each cost between $50 and $75 on contract. More →

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Samsung announces four new Galaxy smartphones

By on January 27, 2011 at 3:51 AM.

Samsung announces four new Galaxy smartphones

It is currently unclear when or if any of Samsung’s latest Galaxy-branded smartphones will touch down stateside, but the Korean cell phone maker announced four new smartphones in South Korea on Wednesday. These new devices seem to be aimed at the budget-minded and will likely be affordable options when they launch. The Galaxy Ace seems to be the most capable of the bunch, featuring a 3.5-inch touchscreen, an 800MHz processor, a 5-megapixel camera, HSPA connectivity and the Android 2.2 Froyo OS. The Galaxy mini sports a 600MHz processor beneath a 3.2-inch display and Android 2.2. The Galaxy Gio is bumped back up to an 800MHz CPU, and it touts Froyo, a 3.2-inch HVGA display and a 3-megapixel camera. Finally, the Galaxy Fit features Froyo, a 3.3-inch display, a 5-megapixel camera and 800MHz of processing power with 3D acceleration. All of the aforementioned Galaxy phones will be on display at Mobile World Congress next month. Hit the jump for Samsung’s full press release. More →

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