Today, Samsung officially announced two new Galaxy devices powered by Android – the Galaxy Player 4 and 5. Both the devices run Android 2.2 Froyo but will receive an upgrade to Android 2.3 Gingerbread soon.
The Galaxy Player 4 and 5 were first spotted at the Mobile World Congress, but we didn’t have many details about them back then. But at today’s event, Samsung revealed everything about the Galaxy Player, expect for the pricing details.
The Galaxy Player 4 is very similar to the Galaxy S, expect that it won’t offer any calling functionality or 3G connectivity. It also has a lower resolution camera but has almost everything else. Both the players will have a 3.2 MP camera, and the Galaxy Player 5 comes with Flash as well. They offer Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 and up to 32 GB microSD card support.
The Galaxy Player 4 comes with a 4 inch Super Clear LCD display, while the Galaxy Player 5 comes with a 5 inch TFT LCD display. Both are capable of playing 720p videos in almost very popular format, just like the Galaxy S. They also support the Android Market.
They will likely be launched in Spring, and should be priced in the range of $199 – $299, to compete with the iPod Touch.
You can check out the official press release here.