Samsung Galaxy Y Coming to Vodafone UK

If you want an entry-level Android then this new Samsung Galaxy Y could be your thing. Samsung appear to be naming their phones according to “class designators”…

S – Super Smart – Devices at the very pinnacle of Samsung’s mobile portfolio. This class will only be used on flagship devices such as the multi-award winning Samsung Galaxy S “R” (Royal / Refined) – Premium category models, a combination of power, performance and productivity

W – Wonder – High quality, strategic models, striking a balance between style and performance

M – Magical – High-performance models at an economic price-point

Y – Young – These are entry models or strategic models for emerging markets or a younger audience more sensitive to price.

Nope, we’re none the wiser either to be honest, but this new “Galaxy Y” is “an ideal device for younger customers”. It packs the usual Samsung stuff, such as the Social Hub and the TouchWiz interfce, plus Samsung have dropped the excellent Swype in for fast data entry. This device, available on Voda soon, will be powered by an 832MHz CPU and has Android 2.3 with a 240×320 (QVGA) 3″ capacitive screen, GPS, microSD expansion, Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi. The camera and battery is a little “meh” though – it has a 2 megapixel unit and the battery is 1200mAh.

For those needing a keyboard, there’s a “Y Pro” on the horizon with a full QWERTY keyboard.

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