Samsung, one of the well known consumer Electronics manufacturer has announced to launch its CDMA version of Samsung Gio SCH-I569 Smartphone in China. It runs on Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and boasts an 800MHz processor. It comes with an impressive features like 3.2-inch HVGA display with resolution of 320 x 480pixel, with TouchWhiz v3.0 user interface. The phone is only going to launch in China first then rest of the world. The other features are available below, have a look at interesting features of this Smartphone.
The device looks extremely lustrous with glossy display and the phone reminds me LG Optimus which looks similar as Galaxy Gio with rounded edges in corners. This is equipped with 3.2 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 320×480 pixels. The Gio is having multi-touched controls that will make you easy to access the phone. The device measures 110.5 x 57.5 x 12.2 mm in dimension and weighs 102g.The Samsung phone runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and can be upgraded to new version of Gingerbread by rooting. The power is generated by 800MHz CPU with a chipset of Qualcomm QCT MSM7227-1 Turbo. The phone has other sensors like accelerometer for landscape and portrait view, proximity for turning the light off and a compass.
Samsung Galaxy Gio is spotted with 3.15MP rear camera with autofocus and you can share the photos through Geo-tagging. The camera has built-in smile detection facility and Image/video editor too. Video recording is also possible QVGA @ 15fps but no secondary camera for video calling or chatting. The multimedia of this phone looking satisfactory as you can play MP3, WAV & eAAC+ TV as audio formats and MP4, H.264 & H.263 video formats. Enjoy stereo FM radio with RDS with DNSe sound enhancement. Listen the song by plugging the ear cord in 3.5 mm jack or listen it loud as the phone supports loudspeaker.
The phone uses GPRS, EDGE and it’s a 3G phone which provides 7.2 Mbps download speed and uses WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with WiFi hotspot that works as a modem. It also supports Bluetooth v2.1, USB 2.0 and networking through GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 in 2G and HSDPA 900 / 2100 for 3G. Browsing is through HTML and has got other features that includes Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, thinkFree document viewer/editor and comes with Black, silver & white. The phone gets power from Standard Li-Ion 1350 mAh battery that gives taltime of 10 h 40 min in 2G and 6 h 40 min in 3G. Whereas standby time is 610 h in 2G and 460 h in 3G. The phone uses 158 MB internal memory with 278 MB RAM and the memory storage can be expanded to 32GB but you get a 2GB free memory card in the box. It will be available in China market via China Telecom. Unfortunately, its price is not announced.