Samsung Galaxy Player takes on the iPod Touch

Samsung Galaxy Player portable music and games player

Samsung Galaxy Player portable music and games playerAhead of the CES show in Las Vegas in early January, Samsung have announced the Samsung Galaxy Player (model number YP-GB1), an Android-powered competitor to the quite similar looking Apple iPod Touch.

The Samsung Galaxy Player will run on Android Froyo, and will come in at 9.9 mm thick against the 7.2 mm of the iPod Touch 4th generation. It will be available in 3 sizes, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.

Other Galaxy Player specifications released by Samsung are:

  • 1GHz CPU
  • 4-inch Super Clear LCD screen supporting up to WVGA resolution (800Ă—480)
  • SoundAlive audio enhancing technology
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 3.2 megapixel rear camera with front facing camera for video calling
  • GPS
  • HD video playback
  • microSD card slot
  • Android Market and Samsung Apps access
  • 1200mAh removable battery