Samsung Infuse – a 4G phone in our future?

Samsung Infuse 4G smartphone (Samsung i997) - front view

Samsung Infuse 4G smartphone (Samsung i997) - front view

Telstra have begun to switch on 4G base stations around Australia, with a full rollout expected by the end of the year. And the Samsung Infuse is the sort of phone we might be seeing in Australia later this year – though I expect the Android OS might be upgraded by then.

For a closer look at the Samsung Infuse, here’s an 8-minute video from the guys at IntoMobile:

Samsung Infuse specifications

  • Operating system: Android Froyo (Android 2.2)
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz
  • Screen: 4.5 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen
  • Camera: 8.0 megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and auto-focus
  • 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera for video chats
  • Memory: 16GB. Expandable up to 2 GB microSD card
  • Video recording: 1280 x 720 (720p)
  • Battery: 1750 mAh
  • Talk time: Up to 8 hours
  • Standby time: Up to 400 hours
  • Dimensions: 13.2 x 7.11 x 0.8 cm (H x W x D)
  • Weight: 138 grams

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