Samsung has announced its new Android 4.0 QWERTY smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Chat today. The smartphone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has a dedicated button for company’s ChatON messenger. It will be Samsung’s first phone to feature Android 4.0 and a physical QWERTY keyboard. The phone’s confirmed specs include a 3-inch QVGA touchscreen display, 2MP camera,Wi-Fi, physical QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth 3.0, microSD card slot, 1200mAh battery and a dedicated key to launch Samsung’s ChatON messenger.
There is no word on the pricing right but Samsung promises that it will be competitive. Galaxy Chat is set to go on sale starting this month in Spain followed by Europe, Latin America, Middle East, China, Southeast Asia, and Southwest Asia.
- 3.0-inch capacitive QVGA display
- 2MP rear camera
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- 4GB internal storage, microSD card support up to 32GB
- Android 4.0
- Weighs 112 grams
According to Samsung:
The Samsung GALAXY Chat sports a sleek and compact design that complements your style. Powered by Android 4.0, the GALAXY Chat combines a 3.0 inch touch-screen with a full QWERTY keypad. With the GALAXY Chat, keeping up with your social life is easy and fun. Preloaded on the phone with its own dedicated launch key, Samsung’s ChatON communication service connects you and users from any phone platform into a single community, enabling spontaneous group chatting and messaging—whether with text, animations or images—in seconds. Email is easy to use and manage thanks to predictive search capabilities, a more visual action bar for seamless navigation, and the ability to nest mail folders for quicker access and convenience. Whatever your data demands—whether browsing, emailing or connecting socially—the GALAXY Chat also provides convenient settings that allow you to easily monitor and control data usage from month to month.
Source Samsung Tomorrow