Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 drops in for audiophiles

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The name Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 may just sound a bit familiar to audiophiles who took a liking to its predecessor, the Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.0. This latest Gingerbread slice was seen flaunting its slick design and interesting features at the MWC 2012 that was recently held in Barcelona. The handheld device has more to offer than just catering to music lovers on the go.

The integration of a gyroscope sensor and the presence of the SoundAlive audio system may appeal to ardent gamers as well. Draped with a 4.2-inch WVGA IPS TFT display delivering resolutions of 480 x 800 pixels, there is a 1GHz processor and a 1500mAh Li-ion battery neatly accommodated within its sleek 8.9mm chassis. Besides sporting a 2MP primary camera, it also features a front-facing snapper. This Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled gadget comes complete with an accelerometer and a digital compass.

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Both the 8GB and 16GB variants are backed by 512MB RAM and also possess a microSD card slot each. The device supports multiple audio formats namely, MP3, AAC, AC-3, AMR, FLAC, WMA, WAV and more. It further includes front stereo speakers and a 3.5mm jack. Potential users can get their hands on various Google services as well as a plethora of apps via the Android Market. They also have Samsung ChatON, Social Hub and AllShare as well as the SmartView attribute at their disposal.

The Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 release date and price details are unclear, but gadget enthusiasts wanting to get their hands on this device can stay tuned for further updates.