Samsung has officially launched their projector phone Galaxy Beam also known as Beam GT-I8530 at a price of RS29,990. This device is available on Samsung estore at Rs 29,990. Samsung had announced their device Beam at the Samsung Forum event held earlier this year. The device went up for pre-order in India earlier this month.
The Samsung projector phone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. Right now there’s no word on whether the device will be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich or the latest Jelly Bean.
The Samung Galaxy Beam has a 4.0-inch touchscreen with 480 X 800 pixels resolution. The device also has a 5MP auto focus camera as well as a 1.3MP front facing camera. The phone comes with 8GB of internal storage with a microSD slot up to 32GB. The device is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. It is equipped with a 2,000 mAh battery.
For connectivity, the device supports Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, microUSB, USB 2.0 and GPS.
The main USP of the phone is the built-in projector, which boasts of 15 lumens brightness. It can project images up to 50-inches, and will be able to playback the media from the internal storage as well as a memory card.
Samsung recently expanded its Galaxy portfolio with the announcement of the Galaxy Chat, an Android 4.0 ICS-based QWERTY smartphone.