By Anu Passary | Oct 31, 2012 03:19 PM EDT
Samsung announced its music-centric smartphone, the Galaxy Music, earlier in October. Now, per reports, the Galaxy Music will be officially available in the UK in November, courtesy network operator O2.
With the launch of the Galaxy Music on the cards, O2 has become the first UK network operator to confirm the phone's launch.
According to reports, O2's official Web site lists the details of the Galaxy Music and mentions "COMING SOON: November" as the release. However, O2 has not disclosed an exact release date.
The Galaxy Music is a music-centric smartphone that is primarily targeted at music lovers. The mid-range handset will feature a 3-inch QVGA TFT display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution, and it will also have a dedicated button that will provide one-touch access to music tracks. The device also has an 850MHz processor.
"GALAXY Music promises high-speed downloads, abundant memory and Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing everyone to experience seamless music and multimedia applications on-the-go. Furthermore, it features a unique Music Dedicated key that provides quick and convenient access to the music player for the perfect listening experience," stated the Samsung press release
The Galaxy Music weighs 3.77 ounces and measures 4.33 x 2.32 x 0.48 inches. The device is Wi-Fi enabled and is powered by a 1300mAh battery. The Galaxy Music packs in 4GB of on-board memory and 512MB of RAM. It will also have an expandable memory option of an additional 32GB via the microSD card. The device has a 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with no flash.
The Galaxy Music will come pre-loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and will also have Samsung's TouchWiz user interface. The device will also have access to Samsung's Music Hub 2.0 which offers an "all-inclusive, all-access music service, enabling streaming, purchase, playlists and music sharing."
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