Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6

Verge Review

It was just October of last year that Samsung released Galaxy Players 4.0 and 5.0 in the US, for $229 and $269, respectively. This week, the company released the Galaxy Player 3.6 — known outside the US as Galaxy S Wi-Fi 3.6 — to hit that sub-$150 price tier in an effort to provide an alternative media player to Apple’s $199.99 iPod touch. We’ve already put the 4.0 and 5.0 through the paces and came away disappointed. Has Samsung come back with lessons learned and a more competitive...

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Basic Specs

Alias Galaxy S Wi-Fi 3.6
Screen size (diagonal) 3.65 inches
Wi-Fi Yes
Internal size 8 GB, 16 GB
External storage type(s) microSD

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...

Alias Galaxy S Wi-Fi 3.6

Hardware

Length 4.56 inches
Width 2.46 inches
Thickness 0.38 inches
Weight 0.24 pounds
Color Black / Silver
Built-in microphone Yes

Display

Screen size (diagonal) 3.65 inches
Technology LCD
Resolution (Y) 480 px
Resolution (X) 320 px
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 3.0

Processor

Clock speed 1 GHz

Storage

Internal size 8 GB, 16 GB
External storage Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External storage type(s) microSD

Front Camera

Resolution 0.3 megapixels
Video resolution VGA

Rear Camera

Resolution 2 megapixels

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 WMV, FLV, AVI, MP4

Ports

Headphone jack 3.5mm
Data connection(s) Micro USB

Sensors

Sensors Accelerometer, Compass (Magnetometer)

Battery

Quoted video time 6 hr
Quoted audio time 40 hr
Removable Yes

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  • 9.0
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    Reviewed by vaguba (Currently owns)

    Blows away the iPod touch in terms of compatibility and expansion. Android is much better than iOS has ever been and is open source, so expect hackers to start porting ICS ROMs for it soon. Overall, it's $50 cheaper than an iCrap device but $500 better due to Android.

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    • Design 10
    • Display 10
    • Software 10
    • Speakers 9
    • Performance 10
    • Battery life 10
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