Samsung Launches Galaxy S WiFi 4 0 Smart Player

Feb 17, 2011

First Samsung ‘Smart Player’ with Android apps, entertainment and a 4” Super Clear LCD screen

Samsung Launches Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 ‘Smart Player’

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading provider of smart mobile devices, today announced the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 Smart Player, the latest addition to its expanding range of Android-powered Galaxy products. Available with a 4” Super Clear LCD display, the Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 delivers apps and entertainment, powered by Android.

Following the global success of the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone, Samsung has created the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 that delivers all the features of the original, such as video communications via VoIP services, and video and music entertainment with multi-codec support, without the need for an operator contract.

Simon Stanford, Managing Director, Mobile, Samsung UK and Ireland said: “The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 has all the entertainment features of the hugely popular Galaxy S handset. It’s a great mobile entertainment device with apps, video, music and a top-notch screen.”

Powered by Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ operating system and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 is equipped for access to thousands of apps, a huge range of multimedia content and innovative mobile services. VoIP support via Skype allows video calls over WiFi as well as free calls among Skype users, and there is access to social networking through the likes of Twitter and Facebook. In addition, the Qik video service means capturing and sharing videos is simple and instant.

Powered by Android means over 100000 apps are available on the Android Market. A camera on the front and back of the device is capable of capturing high-quality video or still images whilst the device also supports DivX HD, for high-definition video playback, meaning movies and TV shows look pristine and vivid on the large, high-quality Super Clear LCD. Support for various codec standards including MPEG4, H264, DivX, XviD, WMV makes a huge catalogue of content available from all over the web.

The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 ‘Smart Player’ has excellent audio capabilities, including built in speakers and Samsung SoundAlive™ technology which provides high sound quality, with deeper bass and greater tone articulation.

The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 will be available during the first half 2011 in global markets, and launches in the UK first. It will be exhibited at Hall #8, Mobile World Congress 2011. For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit

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Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 Product Specifications

OS Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Display 4.0-inch 800 x 480 WVGA Super Clear LCD
Processor 1GHz Processor
Camera Front : VGA
Rear (Main) : 3.2-Mega Pixel Camera AF
Video Codec : MPEG4 / H.264 / DivX / XviD / WMV
Playback : 720p HD Video @ 30fps
Audio MP3, WMA9, Ogg, Flac, AAC
3.5mm Ear Jack & Stereo Speaker
Stereo FM Radio, Voice Recorder
Value-added Features Android Market and Samsung Apps for more applications and contents
ThinkFree : Document Viewer / Editor
Full Google Mobile Services
Connectivity Bluetooth 3.0
USB 2.0
WiFi 802.11 (b/g/n)
Sensor Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity, Light sensor
Memory 8 / 16 / 32GB + microSD (up to 32GB)
Size 123.7 x 64.2 x 9.9mm
Battery 1200mAh
* 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 174000 people in 193 offices across 66 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