Samsung I7500 preview: First look




Gsmarena have posted a preview of the new Samsung I7500. Here are the phone's features and their final impression. Samsung I7500 at a glance:General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps OS and CPU: 528MHz CPU with 128MB RAM running latest Android OS v1.5 Form factor: Touchscreen bar, no keypad Dimensions: 115.0 x 56.0 x 11.9 mm, 119 g. Display: 3.2" capacitive OLED touchscreen, HVGA resolution (320 x 480 pixels) Storage: 8GB, hot-swappable microSD card slot (up to 16GB) Camera: 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and geotagging Connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, microUSB v.2.0, 3.5mm audio jack Misc: Accelerometer sensor, FM radio with RDS, Gesture lock Battery: 1000 mAh battery Samsung's Google phone is a solid device with all the gadgetry we've got used to in smartphones. We're very eager to get our hands on a final version and see how the camera performs - YouTube and Picasa integration that will be part of v1.5 would turn it into an even more connected device.The ample 8GB of internal storage and microSD expansion, topped with a 3.5mm audio jack and A2DP make it a worthy music player and Samsung sure know good audio quality.The Samsung I7500 marks an important point in the history of the Android OS. It's the first non-HTC device we've looked at and offers a peek of how other manufacturers see the future of the platform. The OS itself still has a long way to go but it doesn't give in to its more mature adversaries.