Is this the Samsung Vibrant 4G out in the wild?

Is this the Samsung Vibrant 4G out in the wild?

The Galaxy S lineup has been a huge success for Samsunglast year, but this year 4G is the hot topic and the Koreans aredoing their best to stay competitive. The Samsung Vibrant 4G for T-Mobile, Sammy's latest bid inthe 4G race, was rumoredfor a release on February 23rd and now it has alsoappeared in photographs from a tipsterfor tech blog BGR.

There, the Samsung Vibrant 4Gsurprisinglyruns Android 2.3 instead of Froyo, while the whole experience wasdescribed as “smooth” and “stupid fast.” Samsung's updatesmight still be a sensitive topic for many, but the Korean companyseems to be quick in releasing new handsets.

The familiar 4-inch Super AMOLEDscreen will remain the same in the Vibrant 4G, but the device adds 21Mbps-capable HSPA+ radio, the fastest on T-Mobile so far. As ofnow the handset was reported to run Vanilla Android, but TouchWizis due to be out for Gingerbread soon and this might change. TheVibrant 4G also brings a front-facing camera for easier videocalling. It is still unclear how thisphone will stand in the company of the upcoming dual-coreheavyweights, so let's wait for an official announcement.

source : BGR

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Galaxy S 4G
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 3, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 1 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)



1. uk786

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

wow 2.3 on a galaxy!

2. Problacklist.One

Posts: 15; Member since: Dec 01, 2010

I thought Gingerbread was gonna be Skins Free. No Touchwiz or Motoblur Crap.WTF

3. DavidOhio unregistered

Ummm......Motoblur is Motorola, not Samsung. Gingerbread is "skins" free (skin free), and the Vibrant 4G will run Froyo, NOT Gingerbread. I know some say different but no Gingerbread on the Vibrant 4G at launch, sorry.

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