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iPod touch wins Samsung competitor in January

Samsung will even launch on the market what the press has been anticipating as a competitor to Apple’s iPod touch. The news is advanced by the blog Samsung Hub, which states that the information was confirmed by the Korean manufacturer and presents the images, which we reproduce below.

Called Galaxy Player, it will be presented during the international consumer electronics fair in Las Vegas (CES) that takes place between January 6th and 9th, according to the same source. It will be available in versions with 8GB, 16GB and 32GB of memory, however there are no known dates or prices foreseen for commercialization.

“Inspired” in smartphone The company’s flagship, the Galaxy S, the new multimedia player shares most of the phone’s features but cannot be used as one. It does, however, allow you to make video calls – just like Apple equipment.

Galaxy Player.  Samsung Hub image

With Android 2.2 operating system (Froyo) and a 1GHz processor, it has a four-inch Super Clear LCD touch screen with WCGA resolution (800 x 480) and the ability to play HD videos.

The device, which measures just 9.9 mm thick, features two cameras, one dedicated to video calls, placed at the front and with VGA resolution, and another 3.2 megapixel camera, on the back of the equipment.

Other advanced features include Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS, MicroSD card slot access to Android Market and Samsung applications.

Galaxy Player.  Samsung Hub image