Samsung Galaxy Music is now official

Samsung Galaxy Music is now official
The Samsung Galaxy Music is out and boy is it a surprise! The Galaxy Music is an extremely affordable Android handset coming with... a built-in pico projector. Remember the Samsung Galaxy Beam? The idea seems to be absolutely the same: the pico projector should be built in at the top of the device, but this time around it is not a 15-lumen VGA projector, but rather a 9-lumen WVGA one.

We are saying should as this just seems too good to be true. Samsung has listed the WVGA projector in the Galaxy Music’s specs, but there is not a single image from all the press photos of the projector itself. We’d guess that Samsung would definitely want to advertize such a unique feature, but hopefully we’re wrong and this device does indeed come with projector it’s advertized to have.

The second focus of the Galaxy Music is its sound output. The handset has stereo speakers on the front with Sound Alive & SRS playback enhancements, along with support for music formats OGG and the lossless FLAC. There is also a dedicated music button for quick access to the music player.

Apart from that, you’re looking at a design pretty similar to the one on the Galaxy Pocket. There are new colors, though, and the screen has grown larger to 3.0 inches and it features QVGA resolution.

The Samsung Galaxy Music sports a 3-megapixel rear fixed-focus camera and has 4GB of internal storage expandable with microSD cards of up to 32GB. There is Wi-Fi b/g/n and 3G connectivity, as well as Bluetooth 3.0, so overall this seems like a very, very solid addition to the Samsung lineup.

The device will be offered in a dual-SIM version, the Samsung Galaxy Music Duos, as it has become customary with Samsung’s low end devices.

If the projector turns out to be a fully functional one, this would be a huge surprise and a breakthrough in low end Androids. Stay tuned for the final confirmation.

source: Samsung

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36 Comments

1. No_Nonsense unregistered

Samsung needs to hire a new designer asap.

11. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

The intent is good...but the result is UGLY! Interesting concepts should be funded and encouraged on full basis rather than some half-baked output just to test the market

13. No_Nonsense unregistered

Intention and concept is good but the design is terrible. The last good looking phone from Samsung was the Omnia.

16. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

I agree but the Note 2 has the oomph factor as well. But the besphone I consider to date from Sammy is the first Wave. The whole thing was chiseled metal with AMOLED. I still love the design!

26. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

people said same things about the design of S III and look at the sales of SIII and N II. if people only wanted beautiful phones they would only buy htc,nokia,sony. but Sammy outsells everyone including iphone. its a mid range phone and looks okay. nothing to brag about but it will get the job done like every other Sammy phone in its class. P.S. - they dont make beauties but they sure make beasts.

33. fernsruben

Posts: 28; Member since: May 10, 2012

i have the wave....it basically set a benchmark....first to have the latest wifi....first to have the latest bluetooth....n on n on... :)

31. ElektronicGeek91

Posts: 105; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

What, you want it to look like the galaxy S3 like how the iPod looks like the iPhone? I don't think so, Samsung is a trend setter. It will get/ look better when theres more to come.

2. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

UGLY with a capital U

3. Muche

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

oh no,, what have they done

4. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

I won't say at all that this is a bad handset. It's a fantastic addition as your secondary phone, as well as a music player. If the projector rumour is true, it will be a pleasant surprise. Samsung would definitely make sure the battery provides enough juice to drive it. Taking that into mind the music playback hours should be long enough. I am an addict audiophile myself and can judge the sound quality well. I'd be looking forward to compare this with the other handsets offering premium audio. Nice work, Sammy! Once again proved that you care for taste of every kind of twisted mind.

27. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

+1 for you bro

5. emitchell4luv

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

wat version of android is it running on

24. PowTheBowl

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Android 4.0.4 ICS

6. hariprasath.j unregistered

dont compare this one with SGSIII pls. keep in mind that it is a low end android smartphone

8. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

How dumb do you think people are?You have to agree the design sucks.

28. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

why do you think some one "have" to agree with you ? you sound pretty dumb to me

7. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

wtf do i need a projector for? they should have put a slightly better camera or a slightly bigger screen instead, dont really care about the ppi. and is that gingerbread? I thought samsung was giving low ends jellybean as well but no matter, if they just take off that ugly touchwiz. and where is the dedicated music button? That design isnt gonna make it sell.

9. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

lol you are so pissed xD Calm down and relax. You'll see beauty in everything :p Because I'd definitely accept a tradeoff having a small screen if they are throwing in a WVGA pico projector!

14. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

Ok i calmed down and looked at the pics again and you know what? I SAW EVERYTHING EXCEPT BEAUTY. btw can you tell me the practical application of the projector, just curious if im missing something.

15. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

See the second one, looks fantastic from sides, right? and the shade of blue they are using, looks nice. Well it's matter of personal taste. I like this one AS A SECONDARY PHONE. I don't expect likes of Lumias and HTCs compared with this. Ahh don't ask me that question, dude. I'll tell you why.. first of all excluding this projector will make it look almost like a galaxy Y or mini. This is a clever move to create a hype. I don't know about europe and US, but in some developing markets product sales are driven through hype it creates. Also it's offers something to show off between your friends.

18. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

ohhhh, i see. so it doesnt need to have to have a use, its just for showin off and make it sell coz few people give a thought to it. now that i think about it, it would be fun to say "ha your iphone doesnt have a projector coz it sucks"

19. No_Nonsense unregistered

The Projector is NOT a part of the phone.

29. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

stfu and stop posting your bs. if you dont need something then dont buy it. it doesn`t mean that no one needs the feautres you dont.

32. No_Nonsense unregistered

You are the one who needs to stfu because SS has released a statement saying that stating that the projector being a part of the phone was a typo. Read the article on gsmarena and then come back and say what I'm posting is BS, idiot.

35. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

you are an idiot sir. my comment was for SonyXperiaNexus.

10. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

No camera flash. Instant pass. 800 mhz, 3.2mp camera, 3" qvga, 3g. Sounds like sammy had a bunch of transform ultra parts left over and decided to slap them together with some speakers and call it a new phone. E for effort. Also 4gb is not a lot of losless music at all.

34. predator93

Posts: 122; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

It is a budget music phone for developing markets, you can't expect mind-blowing set of features in this phone. It has an expandable memory upto 32 gb if it is not enough for your lossless music, invest more and get a galaxy s3 or even better get a harddrive pmp.

12. structureman116

Posts: 142; Member since: Sep 14, 2010

C'mon people. Its a low end android model whose main function is for it to be used as a media device for listening to music and watching video. Any of you who expect top quality design on a low end model device are naive!

17. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Lg's L series is a great example low end can be a great design. The lower end Sony's as well. And all those l series and sonys have at least 1ghz, 4g and 3.5" wvga. What sammy did here is a big misstep in my opinion.

30. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

and how many L series lg has sold ? probably less than cheap galaxy y

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