Samsung Galaxy Beam Up For Pre-Order In India For Rs.29,900

Back in 2010, Samsung announced the world’s first smartphone with built-in pico projector. Yes, we are talking about the Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520. After the company’s earlier efforts at releasing a phone with a projector has failed miserably, Samsung went ahead and unveiled a new projector phone with the same name, but a different model number. The Samsung Galaxy Beam I8530 was announced and showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona.

The built-in nHD projector on this handset is capable of beaming a wide range of multimedia content up to 50 inch wide. The Samsung Galaxy Beam runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS. It might also get the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update in the coming months. However, you should not expect this device to get the recently announced Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update. Samsung India’s online store is currently taking pre-orders of this unique smartphone. Planning to buy one? Don’t forget to check out the complete specs below.

Samsung Galaxy Beam features a 4 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz Cortex-A9 dual-core processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, Samsung Touchwiz 4 UI, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus and LED flash, HD (720p) video recording and playback, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, music player with SoundAlive, FM Radio with RDS, built-in nHD projector, Swype, Document Viewer, A-GPS, Google Play Store, 768 MB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, Micro SD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Samsung ChatON, Samsung Social Hub, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 3.0, up to 760 hrs of stand-by time, up to 9 hrs 40 mins of talk-time and a 2000 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy Beam is currently up for pre-order in India for Rs.29,900 (apprx. $525). This handset is expected to go on sale in early-July. To pre-order the Galaxy Beam, head over to this page at Samsung India eStore.

Micromax Launches The X40 Projector Phone For Rs.4,999

Micromax recently launched the X40 projector phone in India. It is the company’s first handset which comes loaded with an in-built projector and a multi format document reader. Micromax X40 features a 2.4 inch QVGA screen, 2 megapixel camera, 4 GB expandable memory and more. This handset allows you to adjust your viewing screen projection size, thanks to the adjustable lens. You can also mount your phone on the tripod and watch your favorite movies and view official presentations without any disturbance.

micromax x40

Micromax X40 Specifications:

  • 2.4 inch QVGA screen
  • 240×320 pixels resolution
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • In-built projector
  • Phone Tripod
  • Multi format document reader
  • Dual SIM Support (GSM+GSM)
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio and Video player
  • FM Radio
  • Pre-loaded apps
  • 80 MB internal memory
  • MicroSD card slot
  • 4 GB expandable memory
  • 1000 mAh battery

This handset comes with a multi format document reader, which allows you to read and view multiple formats documents like Word, Excel, PDF, Power points etc. The phone also comes with some preloaded applications like Facebook, Nimbuzz, Opera Mini, Snaptu, Mundu radio etc. Micromax X40 Projector phone comes with a price-tag of Rs.4,999.

Spice Launches The M-9000 Popkorn Projector Phone For Rs.6,699

spice popcorn

Spice recently launched its first projector phone in India. The Spice M-9000 Popcorn projector phone has an in-built projector, which allows you to project videos, images, presentation as well as Live TV, directly from the handset. Spice Popcorn comes with a 2.3 inch QVGA display, GPRS/EDGE, 3.2 megapixel camera, 16 GB expandable memory and so on. This handset also has the Analog TV, which will let to to watch some free-to-air TV channels.

Spice Popcorn Specifications:

  • 2.3 inch QVGA display
  • 320 x 240 pixels resolution
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • Video Recording
  • Audio and Video player
  • Stereo FM Radio
  • FM Recording
  • Incoming Call Guard
  • Webcam
  • Document Viewer
  • Laser Pointer
  • Remote Control for PC via Bluetooth
  • T-flash card support
  • 16 GB expandable memory
  • 87 MB internalmemory
  • up to 3.5 hrs of talktime
  • up to 300 hrs of stand-by time
  • 1200 mAh battery

Spice M-9000 supports Document Viewer, which enables you to view various office docs on your handset. You can view documents of MS Word, Excel, Power point and also PDF. This handset measures 119.2 x 50.3 x 17.35 and weighs 123g. Spice Popcorn is available in Black color and it comes with a price tag of Rs.6,699. Are you willing to buy this handset? Let us know your views.