Samsung launches three new smartphones

Devices have access to Android Market, Samsung Apps, and come with Wi-Fi connectivity

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Samsung launches three new smartphones Samsung has added three new smartphones to its Galaxy line-up. These phones are aimed at the young professional end of the smartphone market.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  February 23, 2011

Samsung Electronics has revealed three new smartphones to add to the Galaxy family; the Samsung Galaxy Ace, the Samsung Galaxy Gio and the Samsung Galaxy mini, all aimed at the young professional end of the smartphone market.

"In creating the Samsung Galaxy Family, we wanted to expand on the things that made the Samsung Galaxy S such a runaway success whilst diversifying our product range. Each device delivers something different with the idea that each user is an individual and wants their mobile experience to be easy and fun. With the Samsung Galaxy Family we help them share the joy they have in their lives and bring their experiences to their friends and family," said Young Woo Jun, Head of Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics.

The Samsung Galaxy Ace has an 800MHz processor, voice search and a ThinkFree document viewer. The Samsung Galaxy Gio has a 3.2-inch HVGA display and enhanced social networking capabilities and the Galaxy Mini is designed for the first-time smartphone user, with a colour strips along the side and a 3.14-inch QVGA display, it also offers Google voice actions and Quick Office document viewer with a 600MHz processor.

The three new phones allow users to access the Android Marketplace and Samsung Apps, they also feature Samsung's SWYPE text input, Wi-Fi connectivity and Social Hub which lets users view their contacts, SMS, IM and email together in an integrated one-page layout.

According to Samsung, the new Samsung Galaxy devices were inspired by the success of the Samsung Galaxy S, which sold 10 million devices in seven months.

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