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Samsung Releasing Galaxy Express 4G LTE in the UK

Samsung has announced via a press release that the Galaxy Express 4G LTE which is available in the US with slightly different specs, is due for release very soon. The phone is mid-ranged 4G LTE. Supporting the following bands 800/900/1800/2600, and of course HSPA+, EDGE.

GALAXY Express

The Galaxy Express comes loaded with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS.Features include a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4.5-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus screen,  5MP main camera with 1.3MP front-facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, MHL, NFC. GPS is served by A-GPS and GLONASS. 8GB internal memory and 2000mAh battery.
Software includes the new TouchWiz UI, AllShare Play, S Beam, various Hubs, ChatON and variety of Google supported services.

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SAMSUNG GALAXY EXPRESS

A feature-rich multimedia device offering 4G LTE for social explorers


29th January 2013, London, UK – Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Galaxy Express, a feature-rich multimedia powerhouse that makes 4G LTE’s fast network accessible to everyone. The Galaxy Express offers great performance, connectivity, easy usability and a superior battery life.

The Galaxy Express is a 4G LTE smartphone, designed for the young social explorer. Faster multimedia streaming and downloads mean less waiting time and more time to enjoy the features, whilst super-fast internet browsing capabilities allow for video and text chat sessions which are flawlessly stable.

 The Galaxy Express delivers outstanding performance on a large (4.5”), vivid and crystal clear Super AMOLED Plus screen to view videos, photos and webpages with better clarity. The device is fitted with Android Jelly Bean OS making it extra-responsive with fast and smooth transitions in addition to its comfortably contoured, slim design.

 The Samsung Galaxy Express features AllShare Play enabling device-to-device remote sharing and playing of content across Samsung Smart TV and Smart mobile devices. And, thanks to S Beam, movies or music can be transferred just by touching another device.

 In addition, Mobile High Definition Link (MHL), a simple mirroring interface, means the Samsung Galaxy Express can link directly to any HD display for convenient and comfortable viewing, and Near Field Communication (NFC) allows auto-transfer of text or data wirelessly to other NFC enables devices, enabling instant wireless sharing.

 The Galaxy Express will be available to purchase in the UK in H1.

 For more information on the Galaxy Express, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com.

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Samsung Galaxy Express Product Specifications 

Network

 LTE        800/900/1800/2600
HSPA+     850/900/2100
EDGE      850/900/1800/1900

Processor

1.2 GHz dual-core processor

Display

 4.5” WVGA Super AMOLED Plus

OS

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

Camera

Main(Rear): 5-megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash
Sub(Front): 1.3-megapixel Camera

Video

Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8,
Format: 3GP(MP4), WMV(ASF), AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM
Full HD(1080p) Playback & HD(720p) Recording

Audio

Codec: MP3, Vorbis(OGG), WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB,WB), MIDI,
WAV, Flac
Music Player with SoundAlive
3.5mm Ear Jack

Content Features & Services

Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies /Samsung Kies Air
Samsung TouchWiz
Samsung Hub
- Game Hub* / Video Hub*
- Music Hub* / Readers Hub* (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung ChatOn mobile communication service
Samsung AllShare Play
S Beam

Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude
Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies
Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk,
Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads

GPS

A-GPS
Glonass

Connectivity

Bluetooth®v4.0
USB 2.0
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hot spot
Wi-Fi Direct
MHL
NFC

Sensor

Accelerometer, Light, Digital Compass, Proximity, Gyro

Memory

8GB User memory + 1GB (RAM)

microSD (up to 32GB)

Dimension

132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm, 139.1 g

Battery

Standard battery, Li-ion 2,000mAh

 The availability of each Samsung Hub and Google service may differ by country.

 All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 Android, Google, Android Beam, Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude, Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, and Google Downloads are trademarks of Google Inc.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in consumer electronics and the core components that go    into them. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 227,000 people across 75 countries with annual sales exceeding US$143 billion. Our goal is opening new possibilities for people everywhere. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

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