Samsung Galaxy W Specs
Samsung Galaxy W Specs – The Samsung Galaxy W (i8150), also known as Wonder, is an Android smartphone that is a smaller-sized variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Galaxy W is a less-powerful downgrade compared to the Galaxy S II, with a specification comparable to the larger Galaxy R and a 9.34 cm (3.7 in) WVGA TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480×800. The phone also features a 5-megapixel still-image camera that is capable of 720p video capture. The main differences between the Galaxy W and other variants are its processor (1.4 GHz single core manufactured by Qualcomm), its higher pixel density compared to the Galaxy S II and the Galaxy R, and a slightly different physical design.
Prior to the release of the Galaxy S II, there were speculative reports of Samsung’s plans for a smaller, stripped down variant which is a similar case-example to the HTC HD Mini existing as a smaller version to the HTC HD2.
Samsung Galaxy W Specs
Launch Samsung Galaxy W Specs
First announced on August 2011, the Galaxy W made its market debut in October 2011.
The Galaxy W uses a single-core 1.4 GHz Scorpion Qualcomm powered Snapdragon chip along with Adreno 205 for its GPU graphics.
The Galaxy W has a system memory of 1.07 Gigabytes,1.7 GB of USB Storage and a dedicated 351 Megabytes of RAM.
The Galaxy W uses a 93.89-millimetre (3.696 in) WVGA TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen which has a Pixel density (PPI) of ‘252’. It has a bigger pixel density than its predecessor, the S2 which had a pixel density of 217 ppi.
On the back of the device is a 5-megapixel camera with single LED flash that can record videos in up to a maximum 720p high-definition (HD). There is also a fixed-focus front-facing VGA camera for video calling, taking photos as well as general video recording.
The Galaxy W features industry standard connectivity including Bluetooth 3.0, Assisted GPS (AGPS), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n as well as micro USB connectivity for use with such instances such as transporting files or minimal PC charging. Also featured is a stereo FM radio with RDS along with a 3.5mm audio headphone socket located on the top of the device.
Android operating system
The Galaxy W ships with Android 2.3.6 installed.
The Galaxy W employs the latest proprietary Samsung TouchWiz 4.0 user interface.
The Galaxy W, like the Galaxy S II, features the inclusion of Samsung’s ‘Hub’ applications for various multimedia use. Included are:
Which integrates popular social networking services like Facebook and Twitter into one place rather than in separate applications.
This hub provides the ability to access, read and download online newspapers, ebooks and magazines from a worldwide selection.
An application store for downloading and purchasing music tracks on the device. Samsung has teamed up with 7digital to offer this service.
An application store for downloading and purchasing games. Samsung has teamed up with partners including Gameloft to offer this service.
More applications include Samsung Kies, Kies Air as well as Google Maps with Latitude, Places, Navigation.
The Galaxy W supports various audio formats including MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WMA, WAV, MID, AC3, IMY, FLAC, XMF audio formats and video formats support for MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX, Xvid, VC-1. Recording & Playback of videos in up to 720p high-definition (HD).
T-Mobile USA’s variant of the Galaxy W is the Samsung Exhibit II 4G SGH-T679. It has a few hardware differences, including 3 MP rear camera and a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 CPU. The Samsung Exhibit II 4G was rebranded as the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G by a software update on May 30, 2012.