Exclusively available from O2 from mid-June:Samsung Galaxy and Toshiba TG01

MUNICH. Just a few more days and Telefónica O2 Germany will start off with two highlight devices for the mobile internet: The Android lifestyle mobile phone Samsung Galaxy and the razor-thin smart phone Toshiba TG01 will be available from the middle of June. Both devices are ideal companions for the road thanks to extensive equipment, a great variety of features and intuitive use. In addition to making phone calls, the devices offer mobile internet services, navigation options and many multimedia features. The mobile phones can be financed interest-free and independent of the contract over 24 months via O2 My Handy.
The Samsung Galaxy is the first Android lifestyle mobile phone provided by a leading brand manufacturer with Google(TM) services. Thanks to the open platform of the Android operating system users are able to optimally adjust the mobile phone to their requirements. On Android Market, Web 2.0 applications like Facebook, Flickr and Instant Messaging are available for free. Google Maps and the integrated GPS system enable local position fixing, detailed route planning and simple navigation. The Toshiba TG01 comes along with more than one superlative. In addition to the big 4.1 inch display (10.4 cm), the 1 GHz processor of the device is the most powerful processor currently available in all smart phones. Toshiba based the development of the display on the company's experience in LCD TV. The result: pin sharp pictures in brilliant colours. The special clou: The smart phone is based on Windows Mobile and can be controlled by gestures. Users, for example, answer calls by shaking the mobile phone. And, they are able to navigate between open applications by tilting the phone to the right or the left. The mobile surf flat rate Internet-Pack-M ensures cost certainty on the mobile internet. Data volumes of up to 200 MB at HSDPA speed allow users to comfortably surf the web. As soon as the volume has been consumed the speed is reduced to GPRS. O2 My Handy Thanks to O2 My Handy, not only O2 customers, but customers from other mobile telecommunications providers can finance their mobile phone completely independent of their mobile telecommunications contract. After an advance payment of € 17.50 for the Samsung Galaxy and an advance payment of € 20 for the Toshiba TG01 the remaining amount is paid in 24 monthly instalments of € 17.50 or € 20 at zero percent interest rate.
The features of the Samsung Galaxy
Mobile telecommunication standardsHSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM (according to availability)
InterfacesBluetooth v2.0, USB v2.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g, MicroUSB, 3.5 mm headset output
Colour displayHVGA (320x480), 3.2" (8.1 cm) AMOLED
Size/height115 x 56 x 11.9 mm
- Integrated GPS
- Audio standards: MP3, AAC, AAC+, e-AAC+,WMA, RA
- Video standards: H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV
- fully-fledged internet browser, Google Search, Google Maps, Google Mail, YouTube(TM), Google Calendar(TM), Google Talk(TM), Android Market 1)
-5 megapixel auto focus camera with Power LED
Operating systemAndroid
Memory8 GB internal memory; MicroSD Slot for expansion by up to 32 GB
Battery1,500 mAh (GSM)
PrizeAdvance payment: € 17.50 Zero percent financing over 24 months for € 17.50 a month based on O2 My Handy
AvailabilityMiddle of June 2009
The features of the Toshiba TG01
Mobile telecommunications standardsHSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM (according to availability)
InterfacesBluetooth v2.0, USB v2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Colour displayWide-VGA (800 x 480), 4.1" (10,4 cm)
Size/weight70 x 130 x 9.9 mm; 129 g
-Integrated GPS and A-GPS
-Audio standards: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, WMA, MIDI, SP-MIDI
-Video standards: H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV
-Toshiba Touch UI
-Microsoft(R) Internet Explorer Mobile 6
-Video-Player: CoreCodec CorePlayer
-Windows Mobile 6.1. Professional
-3,2 megapixel camera
Operating systemWindows Mobile 6.1 Professional
ProcessorQualcomm QSD8250 (1 GHz)
Memory512 MB ROM / 256MB RAM, micro SDHC-Slot for up to 32 GB
Battery1,000 mAh, standby time: up to 225 hours, duration of call: up to 275 mins (GSM)
PriceAdvance payment: € 20 Zero percent financing over 24 months for € 20 a month based on O2 My Handy
AvailabilityMiddle of June 2009
Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belongs to Telefónica Europe and is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has more than 47 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.