Samsung Galaxy Z rechristened Galaxy R; coming to UK, elsewhere

Remember Samsung Galaxy Z, a slightly stripped down version of Galaxy S II, it is soon going to be launched in UK and probably other major markets.  But with a name change that will stick with it from now on – Samsung Galaxy R.

It will be affordable but the pricing is unknown right now.

Samsung Galaxy R Features:

  • GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 3G with HSPA
  • Dimensions: 125 x 66.1 x 9.5 mm, 135g
  • Display: 4.2″ 16M-color SC-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 800 pixels
  • Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, GeForce GPU, Tegra 2 chipset
  • 1GB RAM, 2GB ROM, 8GB storage, microSD card slot
  • Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread with TouchWiz 4.0
  • 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash; 1.3MP front-facing camera
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, standard microUSB port, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • Battery: 1650mAh
  • Accelerometer, multi-touch input, proximity sensor, Swype text input


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5 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy Z rechristened Galaxy R; coming to UK, elsewhere


    (July 24, 2011 - 10:05 pm)

    If it’s 20000…i’ll buy it!!


    (July 20, 2011 - 11:37 am)

    Well eagerly waiting for this beauty to launch in India ….. Welll it should be cost around Rs. 22000


    (July 20, 2011 - 6:26 am)

    anything 24k or lesser im buying this!


    (July 19, 2011 - 7:18 pm)

    any idea about india launch?


    (July 19, 2011 - 5:38 pm)

    Hope it will be prized lesser than Optimus 2x. Which will make it 2x killer.

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