The Samsung Galaxy S series of handsets have another “certified” feature under its cap now. DivX have officially certified the Galaxy S series of phone as DivX HD certified. The Galaxy S series of handsets are the first Android handset to get this certification, and second overall. The Samsung Wave was the first handset to get this DivX HD certification. Here is what Younghee Lee, Senior Vice President, Samsung Electronics, said in the press release :
By obtaining DivX HD Certification of our new Android-powered multimedia smart phone, we’re giving our customers the freedom to enjoy their DivX videos up to 720p at home and on the go.
To enjoy DivX video on the Galaxy S, consumers can load their video libraries of both standard definition and HD 720p movies in the DivX format on the internal and external memory (expandable to 32GB) and then watch their collections anywhere they choose.
Here is what the Chief Executive Office of DivX, Kevin Hell said
The Galaxy S has exploded in popularity, and we are very excited to join Samsung in promoting its new DivX HD capabilities.
Out of all the Android phones currently available in the market, only the Galaxy S handsets have the capability to playback DivX and other video codec’s like Mkv, Avi etcetera.