Fashion giants Giorgio Armani have given one of Samsung's most successful smartphones a style makeover producing the Samsung Galaxy S Giorgio Armani. This great looking handset is the ultimate luxury Smartphone, with both head turning aesthetics as well as an impressive spec list.
The handset measures 122.5x 64.2x 9.9 mm so it is compact and slimline and also lightweight at just 122 g. The a 4 inch super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen is on hand to display up to 16 million individual colors within its pixel layout of 480x 800. The screen comes with multi-touch input support, proxy and accelerometer sensors and a touch-sensitive shortcut panel. Swype text input is also included and the screen is manufactured from gorilla glass which protects it from everyday wear and tear.
A more than generous 16 GB of internal storage is provided as standard within the Samsung Galaxy S Giorgio Armani, meaning users can easily use the phone as a portable music player with the capacity to store thousands of music tracks. Additionally, video files and extra downloaded apps from the Android Market can be stored within the phone thanks to its rich multimedia compatibility. Should users wish to expand the available on board storage capacity, the microSD slot can be used by installing a memory card of up to 32 GB.
GPRS and EDGE are on hand to provide the handset with its initial means of Internet connectivity as well as cellular networks. In areas where 3G coverage is available, an HSDPA connection provides super fast download speeds and therefore web pages are loaded in a flash. The optimum Internet connection is achievable however, thanks to full Wi-Fi connectivity which allows users to take advantage of local wireless networks whenever they have the relevant access details. Additional connectivity features include micro USB, Bluetooth, GPS and DLNA, the latter of which allows users to wirelessly stream media from the phone to compatible televisions.
The Samsung Galaxy S Giorgio Armani is also a highly competetive cameraphone featuring a 5 mega pixel offering which comes with Autofocus, touch focus, face & smile detection and geo-tagging as standard. As an added bonus, users can also utilize the camera's power to shoot high definition video footage in 720p quality.
Android v2.2 (Froyo) is the operating system of choice and works in harmony with a powerful 1 GHz processor to provide a rich and engaging user experience with a lightning fast interface and the power to run even the most demanding applications with ease. Additional apps can be downloaded from the Android Market, meaning the sky's the limit in terms of customization and expansion. A long list of standard applications are included right out of the box ranging from social networking integration and multimedia features as well as productivity tools for the office and a number of innovative web browsing apps.
Thanks to the branding and design overhaul, the Samsung Galaxy S Giorgio Armani provides a fantastic alternative for those who are looking for something a bit more special than the common smartphone brands.