After many months of rumors and speculations, T-Mobile USA has announced the preliminary details for its variant of the Galaxy S, an Android smartphone initially unveiled at CTIA, as the T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant. T-Mobile will be the second US carrier to announce a branded version of the Galaxy S–AT&T was the first to do so with the Samsung Captivate.
The phone will run Android 2.1 and with a gorgeous 4-inch Super AMOLED display (Samsung said it was 4.1-inch at CTIA) that will beautifully display the Korean manufacturer’s TouchWiz UI.
Here’s what T-Mobile is letting out of the bag:
- The Vibrant offers a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor which is optimized for superior media viewing and game play.
- The Vibrant has a 4.0-inch Super AMOLED touch screen display that gives you a bright, vivid viewing experience.
- The Vibrant benefits from enhanced speeds with T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network, but it’s not an HSPA+ device.
- The Vibrant is one of the slimmest smartphones on the market. The dimensions are 4.82″ x 2.54″ x 0.39″; weighs 4.16 oz.
- The Vibrant’s 5 MP camera is equipped with digital zoom and autofocus. Comes with an HD video recorder too!
- The Vibrant is ideal for consumers who are entertainment enthusiasts and want to combine entertainment and communication in one device. The Vibrant offers a ton of entertainment options. – We’ll have more to share on this front when the countdown reaches zero.
- The Samsung Vibrant is powered by Android 2.1 software.
- The Vibrant supports personal and corp. e-mail, including MS Exchange, Gmail and most other POP3 and IMAP e-mail services.