Samsung i7500: Exploring GPS and Portable Multimedia Experience

i7500If you’re in the market to find a mobile phone that would handle your GPS, multimedia and communications needs like never before, just wait until the Samsung i7500 arrives in the United Kingdom.
First in the Android arena
To be very clear, the Samsung i7500 is the first mobile phone to emerge with a specific support for the Android OS. Android is a smartphone OS (similar to Windows Mobile, installed in phones like the Garmin Asus nuvifone G60) developed by Google.
Photo & video capability 
The Samsung i7500 has a 5-megapixel CMOS sensor, like the LG KF757 Secret UMA. It can also support video recording and playback. The video playback capability can handle the following video formats: MPEG Layer 4, H.263, H.264 and WMV from the Windows platform. This is good news, since the clearest digital video formats are converted to the MPEG Layer 4 format. The WMV format on the other hand, is important because game sound files and other such multimedia content are saved in the WMV format.
As for the audio formats, the Samsung i7500 can support the following: MP3, AAC, AAC+, e-AAC+, WMA and RA. You’ll have a grand time downloading the best music files from iTunes with your very own Samsung i7500.
Other features
Before you discount the relatively young Android operating system, it should be noted that the Android was geared towards an enhanced online experience. You’ll be able to see your favorite websites in their full glory through the Google-powered web browser provided by the Android. You’ll also gain easy access to the Android Market, Google Maps, Google Talk and Google Mail.
Connectivity features

You can connect to other devices (like other phones from Samsung) via Bluetooth version 2.0, a USB 2.0 port, WiFi connectivity, MicroUSB features and a 3.5 mm ear jack. The Samsung i7500 measures a slim 115 mm x 56 mm x 11.9 mm in its full size. The battery is also a powerful 1500 mAh lithium ion battery that can support all your online activities.


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