AT & T is adding up some spice to the Android mania with the addition of a new mobile phone, the new Samsung Captivate as a result of Samsung's team-up with the AT & T network. The Samsung Captivate comes as a member of the Galaxy S family.
Being the fifth promised Android phone, the handset boasts a 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen and runs the Android 2.1 OS platform. The handset is power-driven by a 1GHz Hummingbird CPU wherein graphics processing is much faster compared to the Snapdragon. Below are the quick specs and features of this new handset.
- 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen
- 1 GHz Samsung Hummingbird CPU
- Android 2.1 OS
- 16GB internal storage; supports memory card slot of up to 16GB
- 5-megapixel camera capable of 720p video recording
- QWERTY keyboard with Swype technology
- MP3 player
- Bluetooth 3.0
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n
- HSPA 7.2Mbps
- full HTML browser (with tap & hold zoom)
- tri-band 3G connectivity and quad-band GSM technology
As for its features, the Captivate Handset has a full support to different Google mobile apps as well as access to the Android Market so users can personalize their mobile phones with choices of over 60, 000 applications. There is also a feature called the Social Hub wherein it integrates the consumer's messages, calendars, contacts, and social networking services like Facebook and Twitter all in one via this alluring handset.
As an addition, the Captivate has a six-axis sensor combining both accelerometer and gyroscope which provide smoother gaming experience. Its TouchWiz 3.0 UI also supports touchscreen capabilities such as multi-touch pinch, swipe, tap and zoom. Furthermore, the Hummingbird Graphic Processor produces 3D graphics as well as 3D sounds which allows mobile users to enjoy multimedia with HD-like content and high quality stereo sound. There is also the "All Share" application which enables connectivity of the devices via the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance). Lastly, the new device also features AT & T Navigator and AT & T family Map.