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The Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 is a portable media player running Android 2.3. It features a 3.6-inch screen, a 1GHz processor, and built-in Wi-Fi and GPS. It also has a 2-megapixel camera on the back, and a VGA camera on the front.

Description

The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 is an Android 2.3-based portable media player with a 4.2-inch IPS LCD with an 800 x 480 resolution. It has a 1GHz processor with 512MB of RAM and can be had with up to 32GB of internal storage.

The 4th generation iPod touch is .28-inches thin, but still manages to pack in a 3.5-inch, 326ppi, multi-touch "Retina display," Apple's A4 processor, 8, 16, or 64GB of music, videos, and photos, and has access to thousands of apps through the App Store.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: March 2012
  • Price at launch: $149.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 13, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 09/2010
  • Price at launch: $199.00
  • Alias: Galaxy S Wi-Fi 3.6

Also Known As...

  • Alias: Galaxy S WiFi 4.2
  • Length: 4.56 inches
  • Width: 2.46 inches
  • Thickness: 0.38 inches
  • Weight: 0.24 pounds
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

Hardware

  • Length: 4.89 inches
  • Width: 2.6 inches
  • Thickness: 0.35 inches
  • Weight: 0.26 pounds
  • Color: White
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo
  • Length: 4.4 inches
  • Width: 2.3 inches
  • Thickness: 0.28 inches
  • Weight: 0.22 g
  • Color: Silver / White, Silver / Black
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Screen size (diagonal): 3.65 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (Y): 480 px
  • Resolution (X): 320 px
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.2 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • Resolution (X): 480 px
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Screen size (diagonal): 3.5 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (Y): 960 px
  • Resolution (X): 640 px
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 3.0

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 3.0
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n
  • 802.11n frequencies: 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1
  • Clock speed: 1 GHz

Processor

  • Clock speed: 1 GHz
  • Manufacturer: Apple
  • Model: A4
  • Clock speed: 800 MHz
  • Core(s): 1
  • Internal size: 8 GB, 16 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External storage type(s): microSD

Storage

  • Internal size: 8 GB, 32 GB, 16 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External storage type(s): microSD
  • Internal size: 64 GB, 32 GB, 8 GB
  • External storage: No
  • Resolution: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA
  • Resolution: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Resolution: 0.7 megapixels
  • Focus type: Fixed
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.6
  • Audio codecs supported: WAV, FLAC, AAC, WMA, MP3, Ogg Vorbis
  • Video codecs supported: WMV, FLV, AVI, MP4

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.6
  • Audio codecs supported: WAV, FLAC, AAC, WMA, MP3, Ogg Vorbis
  • Video codecs supported: H.264, DivX, WMV, FLV, AVI, MP4, MKV
  • Notable services supported: iTunes
  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 4.1
  • Latest OS version: 5.0.1
  • Audio codecs supported: WAV, AAC, MP3, AIFF, .AA (audible)
  • Video codecs supported: H.264, MP4, M4V, MKV, MOV
  • Media streaming: AirPlay
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Data connection(s): Micro USB

Ports

  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Data connection(s): Micro USB
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Data connection(s): iPod
Accelerometer, Compass (Magnetometer)

Sensors

Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Compass (Magnetometer)
Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
  • Quoted video time: 6 hr
  • Quoted audio time: 40 hr
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

  • Capacity: 1500 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Quoted video time: 7 hr
  • Quoted audio time: 40 hr
  • Removable: No
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