Samsung plans to take on Apple with the Galaxy line of devices. Like the Samsung Galaxy S competes with the iPhone 4 and the Galaxy Tab goes up against the iPad, the newly unveiled Galaxy Player 50 goes head to head with the iPod Touch.
The Galaxy Player 50 was unveiled along with the highly anticipated Galaxy Tab at IFA 2010, Berlin.
The Samsung Galaxy Player is a PMP with specifications similar to the Galaxy S. It comes with Android 2.1 with the TouchWiz UI and has a 3.2 inch touchscreen display with WVGA resolution, much lower than the Galaxy S. The display is a simple TFT capacitive touchscreen, not a SuperAMOLED one.
It comes with a 2 MP camera and supports MPEG4, H.264, WMV and DivX, XviD video playback. There is a built in FM radio and 8/16 GB internal storage. It also supports microSD cards up to 32 GB. It supports Android Market and comes with Wi-Fi and GPS onboard.
It will be priced at â‚¬229 for the 8 GB version and â‚¬299 for the 16 GB version.