Samsung unveils I7500- its first Android™ powered mobile phone in the Middle East

Published September 8th, 2009 - 08:50 GMT

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading mobile phone and telecommunication equipment provider, today unveiled the Samsung I7500, its first Android™ powered mobile phone. With the launch of the I7500, Samsung is the first company among the global top three mobile phone manufacturers to unveil an Android powered phone in the Middle East region.

Mr. Sandeep Saihgal, general manager of mobile phones at Samsung Gulf Electronics commented: “We are pleased to announce that the Samsung I7500 is available in the market. With the launch of I7500, Samsung sets its leading position in the Android market, the industry’s emerging operating system.

“Samsung is among the earliest members of the Open Handset Alliance™ and has been actively moving forward to introduce the most innovative Android mobile phone. With Samsung’s accumulated technology leadership in mobile phone industry and our consistent strategy to support every existing operating system, I believe that Samsung provides the better choices and benefits to our consumers.” Mr. Saihgal continued.

The I7500 is a cutting-edge smartphone, featuring a 3.2” AMOLED full touch screen and 7.2Mbps HSDPA and WiFi connectivity, giving users access to Google™ Mobile services and full web browsing at blazing speeds. 

The Samsung I7500 offers users access to Google services including Google Search™, Gmail™, Calendar, and Google Talk™.

*Open Handset Alliance, Android, Google, Google Search, Gmail and Google are trademarks of Google Inc.


Based on Samsung’s proven product leadership, Samsung I7500 comes with latest multimedia features. The large and vivid 3.2“AMOLED display ensures the brilliant representation of multimedia content and enjoyable full touch mobile experience. Along with supporting a 5-megapixel camera and various multimedia codec formats, the I7500 also provides a long enough battery life (1500mAh) and generous memory capacity up to 40GB (Internal memory:
8GB, External memory: Up to 32GB) to enjoy all the applications and multimedia content. The phone also boasts its slim and compact design with mere 11.9mm thickness.

Samsung I7500 is available across major electronics outlets in the Middle East and is retailed at AED 2299.

*Open Handset Alliance, Android, Google, Google Search, Gmail and Google Talk are trademarks of Google Inc.



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