Samsung Galaxy S Plus Android 2.3 Smartphone for April Debut; Latest Galaxy S Device Heads for Russia

March 31, 2011, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Should we tell you that the Galaxy S line up of smart devices are at the forefront of Samsung’s successful trek in the gadget horizon? Come what may, the company makes it a point to try and make the most of what the various Galaxy S variants offer. The latest from the Samsung terrain is that the company is mulling over launching a new and improved version of the Galaxy S.

Dubbed the Galaxy S Plus, the device with the model number i9001 is rumored as looking to debut in Russia this April – most probably by the end of the month.

The most interesting aspect is that it will feature the Android 2.3 OS pre-loaded. We expect the device to be superior to the original Galaxy S.

As you already know, the Galaxy S range of devices from Samsung has got almost a dozen different variants –  with four in the United States alone. The latest launch among them is the Galaxy SL, the super LCD version that runs a 1 GHz OMAP processor.

The forthcoming Galaxy S Plus is also expected to retain the styling features like that of the original model except for the metallic back cover.

Here are the Samsung Galaxy S Plus specs in a nutshell:

  • Google Android 2.3
  • TouchWiz 3.0
  • 5 MP camera (auto focus, HD video recording 720p)
  • 0.3 MP camera
  • 1.4 GHz processor
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • microSDHC (up to 32 GB)
  • A-GPS
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n)
  • Li-ion, 1650 mAh battery

The grapevine, in the meanwhile, tells us that the price tag might read around 23,990 Russian rubles –  that could be 595.38 euros or  $842. Tell us what you feel about this latest addition in the Galaxy S line up.

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