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Price$219

Samsung Galaxy Player 5 Some people still prefer to have a separate device to play various types of media instead of relying on an all-in-one smart phone. The Samsung Galaxy Player 5 is an Android media player that will provide you with a lot of options and great features so you can enjoy videos, images and music wherever you are. It is a great alternative for individuals who prefer an Android OS. Here are some more details about it.

Product Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Player 5 is a tablet that generally plays videos and music. It cannot support GSM voice communication or networks however. The product was released in May 2011. It weighs 182 grams and measures 5.56 x 3.08 x 0.47 inches. The media player also features a 5-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. The resolution is 480 x 800 pixels with 187 ppi. The screen features multitouch and the TouchWiz UI technology by Samsug. There is also an optical trackpad, stereo speakers and a 3.5 mm jack with the SoundAlive enhanced sound engine.

The Samsung Galaxy Player 5 comes with a 8/16 GB internal storage capacity with a card slot that can increase the total memory up to 32 GB via a microSD card. You can also link to Wi-Fi via the Wi-Fi hotspot and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity. There is Bluetooth v3.0 + HS and a microUSB v2.0 slot. The Samsung Galaxy Player 5 features a 3.15-megapixel picture camera that renders images at a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, which are quite good. There is an LED flash and autofocus too. Other camera features include face and smile detection and geo-tagging. A video camera is also available as well as a secondary VGA camera.

More Features to Expect

Samsung-Galaxy-Player-5.0 mediaThe Samsung Galaxy Player 5 tablet runs on the Android OS v2.2 Froyo. It features the 1 GHz S5P-C111 CPU and a couple of sensors namely the compass and accelerometer. There is also IM, Email and Push Email messaging and the Adobe Flash and HTML web browser. The product comes with a stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS support and Java MIDP emulator. The Samsung Galaxy Player 5 comes in black or white. You can also use other features like the SNS integration, organizer, image and video editor, player for MP3, FLAC, eAAC+, WAV and AC3 and player for MP4, WMV, H.264, H.263, DivX and Xvid. There is also the voice memo, voice dial, predictive text input, ThinkFree document editor for PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel files. There is Google Search, Gmail and Picasa. You can also play games on the device.

The Samsung Galaxy Player 5 runs on the Li-Po 2500 mAh battery which gives you a talk time duration of 8 hours and music playback duration of 60 hours. Overall, it is a great device to have considering it offers wide support for various media. The $219 price tag might intimidate some potential buyers but considering all the other apps and features, it is a worthwhile investment.

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