Giorgio Armani and Samsung create special edition Galaxy S

November 29, 2010

Sleek design, powerful technology and luxury in one

Samsung has today announced a partnership with Giorgio Armani, to create a limited edition Samsung Galaxy S handset.
The Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S exterior embodies quintessential Armani sophistication. The sleek body comes adorned with an exclusive Armani-patterned back metal cover and at only 9.9mm, it’s slim, stylish and fits perfectly in a pocket.
Intelligent features such as Social Hub, which incorporates your phonebook, calendar, history and SNS all into one seamless, one-page layout, ensuring you’re always connected.

The Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S comes complete with Android Market™ and Samsung Apps, for applications including utility apps, games, health and lifestyle apps, and e-books. What’s more the Giorgio Armani designed interface provides a selection of exclusive content, including ringtones, fonts and on/off animation for greater customisation and style.

Simon Stanford, Managing Director, Mobile, Samsung UK and Ireland said: “The long-standing partnership between Samsung and Giorgio Armani has produced a finely crafted handset that reflects the user’s refined tastes. It’s fantastic to see Samsung’s design and technological expertise matched with one of the most prestigious and stylish brands in the world.”

From January, the Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S will be available in Giorgio Armani boutiques and will be exclusive to Phones 4u in the UK.

Note for editors:

Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S Product Specifications

Network

HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
EDGE / GPRS 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

Display

4.0” WVGA (480 x 800) 16M SUPER AMOLED
mDNIe (Mobile Digital Natural Image engine)

Camera

5.0 Megapixel AF camera
Action Shot, Add me, Cartoon Shot, Smile Shot

Video

HD Video Player & Recorder (1280 x 720) @ 30fps
- Codec: DivX, XviD, MPEG4, H.263Sorenson, H.264, VC-1
- Format: 3gp (mp4), WMV (asf), AVI (divx), MKV, FLV

Audio

Music Player with SoundAlive, 3.5mm Ear Jack

Value-added Features

Android™ 2.2 (Froyo), Android browser™ (Flash 10.1)

Social Hub
- Integrated Contacts, Integrated Calendar, Widget, Unified Inbox
- Basic: POP3 / IMAP Email & IM

SMS, MMS, IM, Email, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

1GHz processor

Accelerometer Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass, Light sensor

Layar Reality Browser powered by Tele Atlas

Quicktype by SWYPE, Write & Go

Giorgio Armani GUI

Connectivity

Bluetooth® technology v 3.0
USB 2.0 (Full -Speed)
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Memory

16GB + microSD (up to 32GB)

Size

64.2 x 122.5 x 9.9mm (123g)

Battery

(Standard) Li-pol, 1650mAh

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 188000 people in 185 offices across 65 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognised as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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