Samsung adds Galaxy S Advance to portfolio of handsets


Handset to become the latest addition to the manufacturer’s Android-powered Galaxy portfolio, and will go on sale later this year

Samsung has unveiled details of the Galaxy S Advance, the latest addition to its Android-powered Galaxy collection. It will go on sale in the UK later this year.

The Galaxy S Advance runs off the Android Gingerbread 2.3 operating system and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor.

It features a four inch ‘Super AMOLED’ screen, five megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapxiel front-facing camera for video calling and eight or 16GB of user memory, which can be expanded up to 32GB with a microSD card.

The Galaxy S Advance uses Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface and enables users to access the company’s ‘Hubs’ range, including Music, Reader and Game Hubs.

The handset also features ‘Find My Mobile’, a lost-phone management system that ensures secure phone data encryption and enabling customers to trace their lost phone directly via the internet or delete the device’s data remotely.

Samsung UK and Ireland telecommunications and networks division managing director Simon Stanford said: “Our aim is to build on the features we know our customers enjoy and add to the choice of smartphones we offer.

“Our Galaxy range has proven extremely popular and we have no doubt this latest sleek and powerful addition, with its curved design, will be greeted with the same response when it is released in the UK.”