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Samsung Galaxy Beam Android Phone with Built-in Projector Debuts in Asia
      07/08/10 04:08 PM

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.

Galaxy Beam (I8520) Product Specifications:

HSUPA 5.76 Mbps / HSDPA 7.2Mbps
3G (900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz)
GSM Quad Band (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz)

Android 2.1


8.0 mega-pixel Camera + Auto focus with Flash (Front: VGA)

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, Xvid


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

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

4Gb + 2Gb + 1Gb + 16Gb MoviNAND

123 x 59.8 x 14.9 mm, 155g

1800 mAh

Talktime: 7 hours (3G)

Standby: 530 hours (3G)


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