Samsung has launched their ultimate projector phone Galaxy beam in India on 19 July 2012. This Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) smartphone was featured in Mobile World Congress 12 held at Bangkok. Pre order for the same was started in India through Samsung India e Store few weeks back with a price tag of Rs 29,900/-. One free additional battery is also offered with every purchase as an introductory offer.
The main highlight of this smart phone is the inbuilt projector which helps the users to display and share multimedia content and presentations on a big projector screen or a clear surface like wall. The fifteen Lumens Pico projector helps you to share your photos, videos, presentation, games or anything in the screen instantly from a distance of two meters on a Fifty inch Screen, yeah virtually you can replace your TV !!
Ambiance mode facilitates instant customizations and decorations as per the ambient conditions. You can use this phone as an OHP (Over Head Projector) too, means can magnify and project the hard copies / objects which captured by the camera- Just place the paper or any other object under camera, focus and project it !!.
You can beam a enjoy a complete movie in big screen with a single recharge. 2000mAh Lithium battery can power the projector phone upto three hours of continuous play. Galaxy beam comes with a Five Megapixel Camera and inbuilt LED flash. Secondary camera is of 1.3 Mega Pixel. Heart of this smart phone is dual core 1 GHz processor with 786 MB RAM and 8 GB internal memory (Expandable up to 32 GB through SD card). Connectivity features include HSPA 14.4 with a network speed upto 14.4 Mbps, WiFi and Bluetooth.
Unlike other projector smart phones, Samsung has not compromised on design part. Thickness of Galaxy Beam is 12.55 mm !! which comes with elegant contoured edges. Soft rubberized back grip helps to hold the handset while using the projector function. Display is sized 4 Inches with a resolution of 800 x 480.
You can buy Galaxy Beam from Samsung India e Store for Rs 29,900/-. Cash on delivery option is also available.
Galaxy Beam Smart Phone in Action (Official demo video)
Samsung Galaxy Beam Specifications
Here the specifications at a glance
|Network||HSPA 14.4/5.76 850/900/1900/2100
|Processor||1GHz Dual-core Processor|
|Display||10.16 cm WVGA (800×480) TFT|
|Platform||Android Gingerbread 2.3
(IceCreamSandwich version upgradable)
|Camera||5MP with Flash + 1.3MP Secondary|
|Video||MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX.
|Audio||MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA|
|Sensor||Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity, Light, Gyro|
|Memory||8GB User Memory, microSD (up to 32GB)|
|Size||124 x 64.2 x 12.5mm, 145g|