Samsung have updated their Android media player line with the Galaxy Wifi 4.2 (not the 4.0 as I said before). The wifi only device has a 4.2 inch screen, Android 2.2 with 2.3 coming at launch (not ICS unfortunately) and has a 800×480 screen. It’s going up against the iPod Touch which in some areas I think it could do well like media playback but I am not sure when it comes to mobile gaming it will be able to compete.



Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading provider of Smart Mobile Devices, today announced the Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 smart player, the latest addition to its expanding range of Android-powered GALAXY products. Available with a 4″ Super Clear LCD display, the GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 delivers powerful application and entertainment experiences powered by the Android platform. Building on the global success of the Samsung GALAXY S Smartphone, Samsung has created Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 to deliver all the rich smartphone experiences of the original except the expense of operator contracts. With video communications via VoIP services and rich video and music entertainment with multi-codec support, the Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 will keep you constantly entertained. “The Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 is the perfect product for multimedia enthusiasts who pursue the new trend of smart experience.” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung′s Mobile Communications Business. “There is a huge demand for access to applications and rich multimedia on the go. With the Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 we have created a device that delivers a Samsung GALAXY S Smartphone-like app experience and stunning entertainment features at a reasonable price.”

VoIP & a World of Applications

Powered by WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and the Android 2.2 “Froyo” operating system (possible to be upgraded to 2.3 Gingerbread at commercial launch), The Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 is equipped to give you access to millions of apps, a huge range of multimedia content and innovative, useful mobile services. VoIP support via Skype allows video calls over WiFi as well as free calls among Skype users, while access to social networking services like Twitter or Facebook keep you connected to the people important to you. Support for the Qik video service means that you can effortlessly capture and share videos with friends and family.

With access to over 230,000 apps available on the Android Market, the Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 is a fully customizable smart device. Integrated GPS support further expands the capabilities of the device, letting you benefit from Google′s turn-by-turn map services and directory applications.

HD Video & Images

A camera lets you shoot and share your life, capturing high-quality video or still images. Meanwhile, the Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 supports DivX HD, allowing high-definition video playback; the result: movies and TV shows look pristine and vivid on the large, high-quality SuperClear LCD. Support for various codec standards including MPEG4, H264, DivX,XviD, WMV codecs ensures you can enjoy huge catalogues of content from all over the web.

Audio excellence

The Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 “Smart Player” puts entertainment at its core, designed to deliver the best possible audio and video experience. Samsung SoundAlive™ technology provides unrivalled sound quality, with deeper bass and greater tone articulation, letting you listen to your favorite tracks the way the artists intended. And to keep a crowd entertained, a built-in stereo speaker lets you share your music wherever you are.

The Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 will be available during the first half in global markets starting from the UK.

The Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 4.0 will be exhibited at Hall #8, Mobile World Congress 2011.For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit

OS Android 2.2 Froyo
Display 4.0-inch 800×480 WVGA Super Clear LCD
Processor 1GHz Processor
Camera Main(Rear): 3.2-Mega Pixel Camera AF
Front: VGA
Video Codec : MPEG4 /H.264 / DivX/ XviD/ WMV
Playback : 720p HD Video @ 30fps
Audio MP3, WMA9, Ogg, Flac, AAC
3.5mm Ear Jack & Stereo Speaker
Stereo FM Radio, Voice Recorder
Value-addedFeatures Android Market™
Full Google Mobile Services
ThinkFree : Document Viewer / Editor
Connectivity Bluetooth 3.0
USB 2.0
WiFi 802.11 (b/g/n)
Sensor Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Memory 8 / 16 / 32GB + microSD (up to 32GB)
Size 123.7 X 64.2 X 9.9 mm
Battery 1200mAh
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