Everybody, meet Samsung Galaxy W, W for Wonder. The Samsung Galaxy W I8150 is a mid-level smartphone, you can say that he is the big brother of Samsung Galaxy Y. Let’s see what’s so “Wonder”-ful about the Galaxy W I8150.
While, I was mall-ing around, I saw an unusual Samsung Galaxy smartphone. It looked like Samsung Galaxy Y, but only bigger and darker. It was the Galaxy W or Galaxy Wonder. I asked the sales lady for its price and specifications but there were not able to provide me with such details. They just informed me that it was still a dummy unit and they are still waiting for more information regarding the product.
Well I did some research about the Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150, and below are the things that I found out about this new smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy Wonder I8150 features:
The Galaxy Wonder I8150 features a 1.4GHz processor and 14.4Mbps HSDPA data transfer. Much faster than Samsung Galaxy Y. It has bigger display with 3.7″ (480×800 pixel), richer and crispier output. It features TOUCHWiZ v4.0, unlike Galaxy Y which has only v3.0. It has 5.0 megapixel rear camera with power LED flash and a VGA front facing camera. Basically, it’s better than Samsung Galaxy Y. It’s like an upgraded version of Samsung Galaxy Y.
To give you an idea it’s like Galaxy Y < Galaxy W < Galaxy R < Galaxy S 2.
Samsung Galaxy W I8150 Specifications:
Operating System: Android v2.3 Gingerbread
Interface: TOUCHWiZ v4.0
Dimension: 115.5mm x 59.8mm x 11.55mm
Display: 3.7″, 16M Colors, WVGA Full-touch (480×800 pixels)
Processor: 1.4GHz Processor (MSM8255T) Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU
Memory: 4GB Internal, 512MB ROM, 512MB RAM
External Memory: microSDHC up to 32GB
Camera: 5.0 megapixel rear camera with Power LED flash
Front Camera: VGA
Video Capture: 1280 x 720p HD
Bluetooth: V3.0 (A2DP / AVRCP)
USB: version 2.0
WiFi: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Band: UMTS (850/900/1900/2100MHz) + GSM (850/900/1800/1900MHz)
Network: HSDPA 14.4Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS Class12
Video Support format: H.263/H.264/MPEG4/ASF/3GP/AVI/WMV/DivX/Xvid
Music & Sound Support format: MP3/AAC/AAC+/e-AAC+/AMR-/WMA/WAV/MIDI/IMY/M4A
Battery: Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Colors Available: Black and While
Samsung Galaxy W price and availability:
The Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150 is priced at around $380 USD and Php 16,000-17,000 in the Philippines.
Some vendors in the grey market are already selling the item. But authorized retailers have not yet made a Go signal for this product. But most probably this unit will be available in time for the Christmas season. This unit is now available in the market. You can also get the Samsung Galaxy W GTI 8150 on Amazon.
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