It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Player (YP-GB1) is very close to release in the electronics giant's home country of South Korea. Samsung Hub reports that pre-orders for the device are set to begin on the 4th of February.

The Galaxy Touch?

The device apparently “takes inspiration” from the Galaxy S (our High-End Smartphone of the year) and boasts very similar specs to it – except the phone functionality, of course. This bears a very striking resemblance to the iPhone and the iPod Touch – the device it’ll go head-to-head against.

The PMP will run on Android 2.2 Froyo and will feature a 1GHz CPU, a 4-inch Super Clear LCD screen at 800×480 (WVGA), dual cameras with the rear-facing one at 3.2 megapixels, HD Video Playback, microSD card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and access to the Android Market and Samsung Apps platforms. To top it all off, the device will even feature a 1200mAh removable battery.

Keep in mind that this device is NOT the same as the Galaxy Player 50 (featured in this series of interactive ads), but a more powerful device. The Galaxy Player will be available in 8GB and 16GB variants and will be priced at 399,000 won (Rs. 16,100) and 449,000 Won (Rs. 18,400) respectively.

Publish date: January 31, 2011 4:55 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 7:15 pm

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