Mobile phone sensation Samsung Galaxy:tests start in six cities in advance

-Exclusive preliminary presentation in six German O2 shops
-Lifestyle mobile phone with Android operating system
-Freely available Web 2.0 applications
MUNICH. Telefónica O2 Germany will exclusively present the Android lifestyle mobile phone Samsung Galaxy in six German cities on 27 June. The campaign takes place in the O2 shops in Munich, Berlin, Cologne, Dortmund, Bremen and Saarbrücken. Visitors to the O2 shops are invited the whole day to exclusively experience the new mobile phone prior to the market launch at the beginning of July in Germany.
Samsung Galaxy is the first Android lifestyle mobile phone of a leading brand manufacturer with Google(TM) Services. Thanks to the open platform of the Android operating system, users can optimally adjust the mobile phone to their requirements. Web 2.0 applications Via the Android Market freely available Web 2.0 applications like Facebook, Flickr and Instant Messaging are available. Google Maps and the integrated GPS enable local positioning, detailed route description and simple navigation. O2 My Handy Thanks to O2 My Handy, Samsung Galaxy can be financed completely independent of the mobile telecommunications contract. After a down payment of € 17.50 the rest of the sum is paid comfortably over 24 monthly instalments of € 17.50 Euro at zero percent interest rate. Test the Samsung Galaxy on 27 June in advance: O2 Flagship Store Berlin, Unter den Linden 16, 10117 Berlin O2 Flagship Store München, Marienplatz 19, 80331 Munich O2 Shop, Sögestraße 17-19, 28195 Bremen O2 Shop, Westenhellweg 52, 44137 Dortmund O2 Shop, Bahnhofstraße 76, 66111 Saarbrücken O2 Shop, Schildergasse 81, 50667 Cologne
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/Weight115 x 56 x 11,9 mm
-Integrated GPS
-Audio standards: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, 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 Market1)
-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)
PriceDown payment: € 17.50 Zero percent financing over 24 months à € 17.50 through O2 My Handy (corresponds to a total price of € 437.50)
AvailabilityAt the beginning of July 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.