T-Mobile offers Samsung Vibrant
The Samsung Galaxy S is one of the more unique handsets Stateside simply because it comes in many variants and is known by different monikers, depending on the mobile carrier which you purchased it from. T-Mobile’s edition is known as the Samsung Vibrant, where this multimedia intensive smartphone is more than capable of combining the whole range of entertainment and communication needs in a single device. For the layman, it could very well be your mobile TV, bookshelf, radio, movie library, gaming system and smartphone all rolled into one. Some of the exclusive entertainment features include the Avatar movie on an included 2GB microSD memory card, as well as an exclusive collector’s edition of a popular game. Not only that, you can continue reading your eBooks thanks to the Amazon Kindle for Android application that opens up the doors to over 600,000 books, MobiTV with live and on-demand TV, and much more.
The Vibrant is equipped with a 4″ Super AMOLED touch screen display that is capable of delivering a vivid, sharp color HD-like viewing experience, regardless of whether you want to play a game, watch a movie or read an eBook wherever you are. Boasting a slim and sleek design, the Vibrant is one of the most portable and accessible mobile entertainment devices currently available in the US, so don’t let Apple fanboys tell you otherwise. Running on the fleet-footed Samsung 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird Application Processor, you also get a six-axis sensor which has been optimized for media and gaming, offering consumers a seamless, immersive experience while reading, watching and playing. It is also compatible with T-Mobile’s super-fast HSPA+ network in areas where there is coverage, just in case you can’t stand waiting for webpages to load.
It will be powered by the Android 2.1 operating system, and it has already been confirmed that Android 2.2 (FroYo) will be released in due time, and judging by the latest news on the Internet, since it sports a 1GHz processor, it ought to qualify for the Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) update which is touted to be released sometime in Q3 later this year. Any takers for the new Vibrant?