Samsung Mobile and ATT announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Captivate, a Galaxy S smartphone. The Android 2.1-powered Samsung Captivate will bring users a fully integrated entertainment, messaging and social networking experience packaged in an alluring, streamlined design surrounding a stunning 4-inch Super AMOLED display. More info on this upcoming Samsung Android smartphone:
The Captivate represents a new breed of smartphones powered by the open and innovative Android platform, with full support of Google Mobile Services. The Captivate also features Samsung?s Super AMOLED display screen technology, a 1 GHz Samsung Hummingbird Application Processor and Samsung Social Hub, a feature that integrates the user?s social networking services, messages, personal and business email, calendars and contacts.
The Captivate?s powerful set of Web-based features is maximized with the addition of AT&T?s High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) 7.2 Mbps technology, which provides a considerable speed boost to the nation?s fastest 3G network when paired with expanded backhaul. Speed plus AT&T?s dedicated focus to mobilize everything ? including video content, social networking, music and messaging ? is reflected in Captivate?s strong feature set.
The Captivate represents a new breed of smartphones powered by the open and innovative Android platform, with full support of Google Mobile Services including Android Market, Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk and more. Users can also access the Android Market and customize their experience with more than 60,000 exciting and useful applications.
In addition, the Captivate features best-in-class entertainment features, including future access to Samsung Media Hub, a full library of video and literary content powered by some of the biggest names in entertainment. Samsung Mobile looks forward to sharing additional information about Media Hub in the near future and the Captivate will feature a pre-loaded app that can take users to download Media Hub in the future. The Captivate features Samsung?s All Share application, which enables inter-device connectivity through DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) technology, allowing users to send user-generated video content wirelessly to other DLNA-enabled devices, such as TV?s, monitors and laptops, allowing for a rich, interactive entertainment experience.
The Captivate is packed full of features that enhance users? daily life, including a 5.0-megapixel camera/ camcorder with auto-focus and HD video recording (720p), MP3 player, 3.5-millimeter headphone jack and expandable memory for photos, videos and music, up to 16 GB. This combined with an on-board 16 GB of storage allows for up to 32 GB of capacity for music and video.
The Captivate also includes AT&T Navigator, which offers voice-guided and visual turn-by-turn GPS driving directions with automatic reroute, full-color maps, and real-time traffic alerts and AT&T Family Map, which gives families the ability to track a child's location from a PC or cell phone and request location updates at any time.
Additional key specifications of the Captivate include Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), full HTML browser with tap & hold zoom), Bluetooth 3.0 technology. The Captivate also includes tri-band 3G connectivity and quad-band GSM technology, which allows AT&T customers to make calls in more than 220 countries and download data in more than 195.