Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150 Price, Specifications and Release Date
Published on December 5th, 2011
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.
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