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Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: It’s not a phone, it’s a media player

March 1st, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: It’s not a phone, it’s a media player

It might looked like Samsung Galaxy S II but don’t be fooled; the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 is not a smartphone. Think of it as what Apple iPod Touch to iPhone – a portable media player that has almost similar functionality as its smartphone siblings but without cellular networks capability. However, this is nothing new though as Samsung has come up with similar product called Galaxy Player back in 2011.

Internally, the device which runs on Android 2.3 is powered by a single-core 1.0GHz processor that is paired with 512MB of RAM as well as the choice of 8GB or 16GM of internal storage which can be expanded further through microSD card slot. In addition to that, the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 also features a 4.2-inch IPS display with a resolution of 480×800, 2-megapixels camera at the back, a VGA front-facing camera and a stereo speaker at the front.

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: It’s not a phone, it’s a media player

It is not known for now when Samsung will actually release this device or how much will it cost to consumers but let’s be honest here, do you actually care more about a new Galaxy smartphones or Galaxy media player? Of course, there is certainly a market for personal media player but when it comes to the premium media players, iPod Touch is virtually untouchable and we doubt Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 is able to change that.

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Samsung Galaxy Player 4 and 5 coming in Spring

March 17th, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Player 4 and 5 coming in Spring

It’s previously known as the Galaxy S WiFi, but now we have official information about this PMP. Imagine it as a Samsung Galaxy S, but with all its 3G and “hello hello baby” stripped off from it, and still having its Android behaviour intact. Here are Samsung’s portable media players, and it comes with two variants, a 4-inch Galaxy Player 4, and a 5-inch Galaxy Player 5. Very much like a downsized tablet. It’ll be heading to US this spring, though price is still relatively unknown. The player will have full Market access and will come with Froyo preloaded. Samsung does mention that Gingerbread will be available very shortly after.

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Iriver teases out U100, P100, and D2000 portable media players

December 18th, 2010

Iriver teases out U100, P100, and D2000 portable media players

It’s rare to hear news from Iriver, but times and times again, they pop out of nowhere and introduce some teaser video with a few names. This time, it’s some colourful PMPs, named U100, P100, and D2000. Read more…

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Android-based Archos 43 PMP up for pre-order

October 19th, 2010

Android-based Archos 43 PMP up for pre-order

We’ve seen Android embracing in-flight entertainment, and printers, and now they’ll probably mass invade the PMP (portable media player) market. This is not the first time we come across an Android PMP though. What’s this? Some might know, but some don’t. This is Archos 43, an Android-based portable media player with a 4.3-inch touchpanel, support for a zillion (give or take) file formats, an HDMI output and integrated WiFi. Archos said that it’s going to ship in ‘mid-October’, but if we look at the calendar, the pre-order doesn’t seem to support Archos’s claim. The 16GB model is available for you to claim for $249.99. Let’s see when it’ll arrive if you pre-order now.

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ICOO R8 PMP support ultra-1280P Full HD video playback

March 15th, 2010

ICOO R8

ICOO R8 was introduced in China. It is a PMP that claimed to support ultra-1280P Full HD video playback (are you serious?). It has a 4.3” touch screen, 4GB on on-board storage and support for countless audio and video formats. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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Samsung’s New R0 and R1 PMP heading to US this April

March 10th, 2010

Samsung New R0 and R1 PMP heading to US this April

Samsung has announced that their R0 PMP will be released in the US this April, priced at $99.99 for the 8GB and the 16GB model. The Samsung R0 PMP comes with 2.6” TFT LCD, FM Radio tuner, MicroSD and DviX, XviD and H.264 support. The touchscreen version R1 8GB and 16GB will be priced at $179.99 and $149.99 respectively. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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Ramos T7+ PMP support HD recording

March 9th, 2010

Ramos T7+ PMP support HD recording

Ramos the Chinese manufacturer has released its T7+ PMP that support 720p HD video recording. It plays both HD 720p and 1080p too. Featuring HDMI out, 7” (800×480) screen and supports different formats including MKV and H.264. Read more…

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Baidu Digital B618

March 2nd, 2010

Baidu Digital B618

The Baidu Digital B618 is a Chinese PMP that comes with 720p video output, 4GB internal storage, 4” LCD with a 480×272 resolution and supports H264 MKV, RM, RMVB and FLV video files and also the MP3, WMA, FLAC and APE for the audio.

[via Akihabaranews]

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Ramos T12FHD PMP

February 27th, 2010

Ramos T12FHD PMP

Ramos (Chinese PMP manufacturer) has announced its new T12FHD. It has a 5″ touchscreen with 800×480 resolution, a storage of 8GB and support 1080P video playback. It is compatible with MKV, RMBV, AVI, MOV, MPG, DAT, MP3 and TS video files and Mp3, WMA, WAV, OGG, Flac audio files.

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Hallods FH8800 PMP

January 22nd, 2010

Hallods FH8800 PMP

Hallods Japan has launched a new PMP yesterday that comes with a 4.3 inch LCD display with a 800×480 resolution, 16GB of internal memory and expandable memory up to 16GB max via miscroSDHC. The PMP supports MPEG-4, FLV (H.264), AVI, RMVB, MOV, VOB, DAT, WMV, MKV, ASF, TS and 3GP for video as well as MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, APE, WAV and OGG for audio and other files include JPEG, BMP, GIF and TXT files. The device is equipped with HDMI output that offer the 1080p and an USB OTG that allows user to directly copy HDD on the PMP. The Hallods FH8800 PMP is available now in Japan at 26 000 yens, or 199€.. Read more…

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