Samsung today announced that the Samsung Galaxy Beam (Model: GT-I8520) will be available this month in Asia. The Samsung Galaxy Beam features a built-in Pico Projector, Android OS and a 3.7" Super AMOLED display. Here is more info on the Samsung Galaxy Beam:
Packed with a built-in Texas Instruments Pico projector, 8-megapixel camera and multi video codec support, the Galaxy Beam offers consumers the capability to switch between entertainment and professional mode easily. With a projection screen size of 5 to 50-inches, the Galaxy Beam toggles between a personal home theater system to a portable business projector to suit every need.
Powered by Android 2.1, the Galaxy Beam enjoys a variety of applications from the Android Market, which allows users to extend the benefits and excitement of their smartphone experience. Users also have access to Google mobile services such as Google Search, Gmail, and Google Maps.
Multi-tasking is a breeze with Galaxy Beam smart applications, which allow users to update social networking accounts like Facebook, check emails, listen to music and send messages without having to open and close applications. Users can stay connected with social networks through Samsung?s Social Hub and Social Calendar, which offers convenient, single-point access to all email accounts, calendars and personal contacts. The impressive battery life offers users up to 7 hours of continuous talktime and 530 hours of standby time.
Camera 8.0 mega-pixel Camera + Auto focus with Flash (Front: VGA)
Video MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, Xvid
Audio MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
Value-added Features: Integrated Messaging ?Social Hub? (basic) Android Market for more applications and contents FM Radio Augmented Reality with Layar Reality Browser SMS/ MMS/ Email/ Exchange ActiveSync
Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity Offline & No SIM Mode, Handwriting Recognition: English & Simplified Chinese RSS Reader, Mobile Widgets
Connectivity Bluetooth Technology v 3.0 USB v2.0 (High-Speed) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n AllShare (DLNA) Mobile AP (wireless Internet tethering) TV Out GPS