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Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 launches in South Korea, coming to the US and Europe soon

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Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 launches in South Korea, coming to the US and Europe soon
At one point not too long ago, the vast offerings available with today’s modern smartphone seemed to be the kiss of death to most dedicated portable multimedia devices, but strangely enough, that’s not necessarily the case anymore.

Although it first came to light back last September, the Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 is finally starting to make its rounds – well, it’s only in South Korea for now. Embodying most of the functionality found with Samsung’s line of Galaxy smartphones, except for the obvious fact it’s not enabled to make phone calls, this multimedia portable device will actually be coming to Europe and the US very soon.

Some of its features include a 3.6” WVGA touchscreen, 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 3-megapixel rear camera, front-facing VGA camera, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the OS of its choice. It’s not a goliath like its 5-inch sibling, but then again, it’s considerably easier to handle for most people. In terms of storage options, you can either choose to go with 8GB or 16GB of memory – the former of which retails for roughly $174, while the other is at $209.

Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 launches in South Korea, coming to the US and Europe soon
Obviously, if you happen to own an equipped smartphone already, this might not seem to be something worthy enough to warrant a purchase. However, if you have children that are constantly down your throat asking to play around with your smartphone, then this will easily be a no-brainer solution to keep them from using your prized beauty. Of course, you can import this baby right now if you’re desperate – but for the rest of us, we’re simply left waiting for an official launch date and price for the US market.

via Gadget Police & Androinica

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posted on 17 Jan 2012, 15:17 10

1. andro. (Posts: 1927; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


Holy f**k its black,Apple will be soiling its proverbial pantaloons again in anger as only ipod touch's can be black,anything else is a blatant copy!

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 15:23

2. hunted (Posts: 287; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


They can bring with 32gb capacity. Hey does the galaxy player 5 have an option for updating it to Gingerbread OS? My friend has that player, can someone help please

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 16:38

4. belovedson (Posts: 821; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)


try xda

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 16:32

3. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5632; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


OOO MAY BE I SHOULD WAIT ON THIS ONE instead of getting the 4.0 Galaxy Player

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 18:54

10. Dr.Phil (Posts: 818; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


I would get the 4.0. It goes on sale now for almost as much as this one is going to cost new.

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 16:51 3

5. ardent1 (Posts: 1980; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


The Player 5 is a flop; the Player 4 is a flop, so Samsung decides to release 3.6? You wonder the what the hell the Samsung executives are thinking?

It's going to be another flop because it's launching with Gingerbread when ICS is the latest version. The camcorder is 3MP versus iPod's 5 MP that records in 720 HD.

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 17:01 4

7. blehbleh (Posts: 2; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)


the iPod Touch has vga camera on the front and back that can record in 720p HD

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 17:00 3

6. blehbleh (Posts: 2; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)


the iPod Touch has vga camera on the front and back that can record in 720p HD

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 17:27 4

8. christianqwerty (Posts: 460; Member since: 05 May 2011)


Id rather have the ipod touch, Glass and metal feel better than glass and plastic

posted on 17 Jan 2012, 17:53 3

9. c.hack (Posts: 487; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)


Woohoo. The Samsung Zune. Definitely an iPod killer!! lol

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