Samsung has been riding high on the recent success of its Galaxy series and Galaxy Tabs. Now, it’s premier brand has expanded to add a 5 inch Galaxy Note smartphone and a 7.7 inch Galaxy Tab Galaxy Tab.
Samsung Galaxy Note comes with a huge 5.3 inch and will run on 2G GSM as well as 3G HSDPA networks. The phone weighs about 178 gm and is 9.65mm thick. Galaxy S series Super AMOLED screen is available with the Galaxy Note’s 800*1280 display. The phone comes with 1 GB internal memory and can support up to 32GB in micro SD. A 8 MP rear camera comes with LED flash and front 2 MP camera will help you with video calls. The smartphone will run on a dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor and have Android Gingerbread 2.3 as its OS. Good news is that the phone can be available for sale as early as Sep 2011, however, it’s price has not been disclosed yet.
The second new release from Samsung was the 7.7 inch Galaxy Tab. After releasing the 7 inch tab last year, and 10.1 inch and 8.9 inch tabs this year, the 7.7 inch Galaxy Tab is Samsung’s 4 th tab release. It’s thinner and more portable than all previous versions and runs on a 1.4GHz CPU with Super AMOLED screen similar to Samsung Galaxy Note. It has a 3 MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera and runs on Android Honeycomb 3.2 OS.
Apart from Samsung, HTC is also gearing up with some big releases. HTC Evo 3D is its latest offering, which allows viewers to watch 3D videos or images on their 4.3 inch cellphone without the use of any external glasses.
Apple is also expected to release its next gen iPhone 5 in the last week of Sep. News reports have suggested that an employee of Apple has lost his iPhone 5 in a bar again, just like the iPhone 4 images were leaked last year. So, let’s all just hope we can get to see what iPhone 5 looks like before it’s actually released!