The Samsung Galaxy W is an impressive handset which delivers a multitude of useful functionality into the palm of the hand of the consumer. The unit itself comes with high-speed Internet access, touch screen functionality as well as multimedia playing functionality, all of which is facilitated by its use of a 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor as well as the gingerbread version of the android operating system. The unit itself has dimensions of 115 mm x 59 mm wide whilst being 11 mm thick and weighing 109 g in weight.
The units display screen is 3.7 inches in size and is a capacitive display screen which offers not only touch screen functionality but also outstanding quality imagery by virtue of the fact that within its 480 x 800 pixel screen resolution it is able to accurately display up to 16 million colours. The unit also provides an array of touch sensitive controls, which provide additional means of navigation, whilst automation of certain tasks is facilitated by the inclusion of accelerometer and proximity sensors.
The units Internet access is provided by its own 3G connection which offers speeds of up to 14.4 Mbps, or alternatively the user can utilise the available Wi Fi function, providing the means to access is available hotspots. Additional connectivity within the unit is provided by the micro-USB and Bluetooth connection is, whilst a micro SD card slot is also provided to enhance available memory capacity. In addition the unit comes with the usual elements of EDGE and GPRS connectivity. The unit also comes with satellite navigation which is provided to its GPS function, with the added benefit of A-GPS support.
The handset comes with a 5.0 megapixel camera which operates at 2592 x 1944 pixels and includes auto focus, face detection as well as an LED flash and the ability to tag an image by location, otherwise known as geo-tagging. In addition the same camera can be utilised to record video at 720 pixels and at 30 frames per second, whilst a secondary VGA quality camera is also provided. The unit also comes with a stereo FM radio, an MP4/MP3 multimedia player, an array of Google related features, Adobe Flash support as well as an organiser, image/video editor and document editor.
The Samsung Galaxy W, like the Samsung i9003 Galaxy SL, is assured of becoming a popular choice for the consumer due to its impressive levels of technology combined with style and panache.