The Samsung I7500 is Samsung's first Android-powered phone
Samsung haven´t held off much announcing and confirming the rumor
, eh? It is now clear that the Samsung I7500
is indeed the company’s first handset to be run Google’s Android operating system. So, what do we know about this one? Actually, pretty much what we need – pictures show that the I7500 is a candybar that only has the basic set of hardware keys needed for the Android OS so as there is more space to fit the large, 3.2
-inch touch-sensitive 320x480 pixel
resolution AMOLED screen. It seems the user interface has not been customized in any way, maybe because this is the first attempt of the manufacturer at this particulr OS, so Samsung´s decision to stick to the original outlook may indeed prove a wise one... We like it anyway. The Samsung I7500 also features a 5-megapixel, LED flash autofocus camera, of course (seems it´s not a double LED one though).
As you might have guessed, the GT-I7500 will come with a galaxy of applications for Google services, such as Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, etc. However, you would need a great amount of storage if you are into uploading images, videos and the like on the Internet. That’s why the Samsung I7500 comes with 8 GB built-in memory and gives you the option to extend it with additional up to 32 Gb. card through microSD slot!
We figure you wish to find out who’s about to get it first? Hold your breath - Samsung’s first Android device is a quad-band GSM, tri-band UMTS phone that becomes available on major European markets at the beginning of June, 2009, just as we reported
last week. Unfortunately, we do not have information on pricing yet.