Nvidia and Samsung ships new Tegra 2-powered ‘super-phone’

By on August 17, 2011
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4.19-inch Samsung Galaxy R is a go.

Press release:
NVIDIA and Samsung Electronics announced the latest GALAXY smartphone, the GALAXY R, which sports a 4.19-inch screen, features the NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile super chip and the Android 2.3 (also known as Gingerbread) operating system.

Samsung’s GALAXY smartphones are among the world’s most popular handheld devices.

The GALAXY R gives more consumers the opportunity to enjoy the never-before-seen experiences enabled by Tegra, the world’s first mobile processor with a dual-core CPU. The GALAXY R also features a GeForce GPU for fast Web browsing with hardware-accelerated Adobe Flash Player support, full HD video and console-quality gaming.

Using the GALAXY R, consumers can multitask efficiently, surf the Web quickly with fast-loading pages and Flash-based content and enjoy HD movies. They can also access Tegra-optimized games through the Tegra Zone app on Android Market.

“Samsung’s newest super phone shows off Tegra’s multimedia power, and is a great example of what consumers expect from one of the world’s top phone makers,” said Michael Rayfield, general manager of NVIDIA’s mobile business.

The GALAXY R features:
• Tegra 2 super chip
• 4.19″ WVGA Super Clear LCD touchscreen
• Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system
• 720p HD video capture and 1080p Full HD playback (Divx, WMV, MP4, H.264 B/P only)
• Built-in memory of 8GB and support for 32GB Micro SD
• Size: 125.7 x 66.7 x 9.55 mm
• Weight: 131 grams

The GALAXY R is available in Sweden, and is coming to other regions soon, including North & Eastern Europe, South East & West Asia, Middle East Asia, and China.


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  • sraz

    tbreak should have a competion to win the samsung galaxy R

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