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Samsung to expand Galaxy smartphone line

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 24 Aug 2011 4:37 User comments (2)

Samsung to expand Galaxy smartphone line Samsung has just announced four upcoming additions to their Galaxy line of smartphones, named the Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y & Galaxy Y Pro.
Along with the phones comes a new naming scheme with varying letter designations indicating price/performance levels. The letters, and corresponding levels, are (from highest to lowest):

  • S (Super Smart)
  • R (Royal / Refined)
  • W (Wonder)
  • M (Magical)
  • Y (Young)

In addition, the designations "Pro", "Plus", and "LTE" may be added to indicate a QWERTY keyboard, an upgrade from an existing model, or LTE connectivity respectively.

We have introduced steps to ensure users can simply identify the device designed to deliver the perfect experience for them," said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung's Mobile Communications Business.

The Galaxy W will feature a 1.4GHz processor & 3.7" touch screen.
The Galaxy M Pro will have a 1GHz processor, 2.66" touch screen & QWERTY keyboard.
The Galaxy Y will offer a 832MHz processor and a 3" touch screen.
The Galaxy Y Pro will be similar to the regular Galaxy Y, with a 2.6" screen & QWERTY keyboard.

All four phones will run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

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2 user comments

124.8.2011 6:49

Apple will definitely sue them for using the term "magical", lol. Im surprised they'd call a phone that. They should've just said the M stood for Mario. And called it Mario galaxy phone.

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224.8.2011 12:25

I think Nintendo would have sued for calling it the Mario Galaxy.

My main problem with these is that there does not seem to be any code for a slide-out keyboard. I want physical keys and I don't want to sacrifice half the screen to get them. high end "pro" phones...what is up with that?

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