Samsung Upgrades Galaxy Spica Android Smartphone

Mar 17, 2010

Samsung Electronics today announced it has upgraded its powerful Galaxy Spica (I5700) smartphone to harness the power of the latest version of Android, Android 2.1. The smartphone now offers users a galaxy of new features and an unrivalled mobile experience.

The upgrade will be available via PC Studio 7, Samsung’s in-house software upgrade program.

The Galaxy Spica becomes a highly intuitive communications device offering users the option to personalise no less than nine side-scrolling screens. Users can really let their imaginations run wild, creating different home screens according to different personal interests or requirements.

The handset now features augmented reality technology that displays real-time digital information of your surroundings over the view-finder of the Galaxy Spica’s 3 megapixel camera. The Galaxy Spica also features Samsung , Visual bookmark and PC Sync support to enable users to synchronise their devices quickly.

The handset now comes with a number of enhanced multimedia features which transform the Galaxy Spica into a personal entertainment device. Media browser allows you to browse through your media collection with ease. The camera has been upgraded to offer enhanced picture options and viewing functionality.

Improved messaging functionality means that it is much easier to attach files to MMS and email that users can easily add contacts to messages direct from the phonebook. Improved contact management enables users to find a necessary contact very easily through the alphabetical index.

The upgrade will be available from March 2010 in Germany and gradually rolled out to other European markets, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Asia, Africa and rest of the world.

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