NVIDIA and Samsung expand GALAXY Smartphones with new GALAXY R Smartphone

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Published August 17th, 2011 - 08:17 GMT
The GALAXY R
The GALAXY R

NVIDIA and Samsung Electronics announced the latest GALAXY smartphone, the GALAXY R, which sports a 4.19-inch screen, features the NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile super chip and the Android 2.3 (also known as Gingerbread) operating system. 

Samsung’s GALAXY smartphones are among the world’s most popular handheld devices.

The GALAXY R gives more consumers the opportunity to enjoy the never-before-seen experiences enabled by Tegra, the world’s first mobile processor with a dual-core CPU. The GALAXY R also features a GeForce GPU for fast Web browsing with hardware-accelerated Adobe Flash Player support, full HD video and console-quality gaming.

Using the GALAXY R, consumers can multitask efficiently, surf the Web quickly with fast-loading pages and Flash-based content and enjoy HD movies. They can also access Tegra-optimized games through the Tegra Zone app on Android Market.

“Samsung’s newest super phone shows off Tegra’s multimedia power, and is a great example of what consumers expect from one of the world’s top phone makers,” said Michael Rayfield, general manager of NVIDIA’s mobile business.

Tegra 2 super chip

4.19" WVGA Super Clear LCD touchscreen

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system

720p HD video capture and 1080p Full HD playback (Divx, WMV, MP4, H.264 B/P only)

Built-in memory of 8GB and support for 32GB Micro SD

Size: 125.7 x 66.7 x 9.55 mm

Weight: 131 grams

The GALAXY R is available in Sweden, and is coming to other regions soon, including North & Eastern Europe, South East & West Asia, Middle East Asia, and China.

Background Information

NVIDIA

NY Koen Group is an international holding company, founded by Naum Koen in 2003. NY Koen Group and its subsidiary companies are involved in various sectors including jewellery and diamond manufacturing, private aviation, digital technologies, construction, security, etc.

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