Singapore’s Samsung Galaxy Beam Is a Pico Projecting Galaxy S

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Samsung’s Galaxy S variant for the Singapore market–called the Galaxy Beam–is essentially a smaller-screened version of the Android tablet-shaped smartphone that packs in a pico projector for a quick and easy way to share your photos and content. The first smartphone to pack in a pico projector, albeit via a custom attachment, was the LG eXpo, which runs on Windows Mobile 6.5.

While some specs of the Galaxy Beam are better than its Galaxy S bigger brother, others are not. For instance, the Beam packs in a more conservative 720 MHz processor–presumably an ARM-based solution made by Samsung–rather than the 1 GHz Hummingbird CPU on the Galaxy S, but the device also has an LED flash on its higher resolution 8-megapixel camera. Both the Beam and the Galaxy S will share the Super AMOLED touchscreen technology, which performs better under direct sunlight than regular AMOLED, but the Galaxy Beam’s display is a smaller 3.7-inch WVGA screen compared to the 4-inch on the Galaxy S of same resolution.

Here are the complete specs for the Galaxy Beam:

-3.7″ WVGA (480 x 800) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

-PICO projector

-8 Megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and 720p video recording at 30fps

-720 MHz processor

-HSDPA 7.2 Mb/s and HSUPA 5.76 Mb/s

-WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0

-GPS

-TV out

-16 GB storage, 512MB ROM, 384MB RAM

-microSD card slot

-Dimensions: 123 x 59.8 x 14.9 mm

-Weight: 155 g

For more details about the phone, you can visit Samsung Singapore.

(via: Android Spin)

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