Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S

The Samsung Galaxy S is an Android smartphone that was announced by Samsung in March 2010. It features a 1 GHz ARM"Hummingbird" processor, 8–16 GB internal Flash memory, a 4-inch 480×800 pixel Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display, Wi-Ficonnectivity, a 5-megapixel camera with a maximum resolution of 2560x1920 and, on select models, a front-facing 0.3 MP VGA camera (640x480). The base version of the phone, the GT-I9000, was quickly followed by variant models for the US carriers such as the Epic 4G, Vibrant, Captivate, Fascinate, and Mesmerize.
The Samsung Galaxy S features a PowerVR graphics processor, yielding 20 million triangles per second, making it the fastest graphics processing unit in any smartphone at the time of release. Also, upon release, the Galaxy S was both the first Android phone to be certified for DivX HD, and at 9.9 mm was the thinnest smartphone available(....)

As of January 2011, Samsung had sold 10 million Galaxy S phones globally. The Galaxy S was named the European Smartphone of the Year at the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) Awards 2010–2011. Samsung Galaxy S was succeeded by Samsung Galaxy S II. In October 2011, Samsung announced that it had sold 30 Million Galaxy S and Galaxy S II phones globally.



The Samsung Galaxy S used the Samsung S5PC110 processor. This processor combined a 45 nm 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 based CPUcore with a PowerVR SGX 540 GPU made by Imagination Technologies which supported OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0[ and was capable of up to 20 million triangles per second. The CPU core, code-named "Hummingbird," was co-developed by Samsung and Intrinsity. This processor was subsequently renamed to the Samsung Exynos 3110 in October 2011.Memory

The Samsung Galaxy S has 512 MB of LPDDR1 RAM (Mobile DDR). Some variants also come with either 8 GB or 16 GB of OneNAND memory combined in a package-on-package stack with the processor. An external microSD card slot supports up to 32 GB of additional storage memory.


The Samsung Galaxy S uses a 101.6-millimetre (4.00 in) Super AMOLED touch screen covered by Gorilla Glass, a special crack and scratch resistant material. The screen is a WVGA PenTile display manufactured by Samsung.
The Galaxy S LCD (GT-I9003) has a 101.6-millimetre (4.00 in) SC-LCD (Super Clear LCD) screen.[


The phone uses Wolfson's WM8994 DAC as its audio hub.

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