Samsung takes wraps off Galaxy Express


Smartphone aimed at ‘social explorers’ to go on sale in the UK during the first half of this year

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Express smartphone, which the manufacturer said will go on sale in the UK before the end of Q2.

The Galaxy Express, which will be 4G-enabled and aimed at “social explorers”, will be powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and run the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

It will have a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen, five megapixel rear auto focus camera with flash, front 1.3-megapixel camera, HD video recording and playback and 8GB of internal memory that can be expanded by a further 32GB with a microSD card.

The Galaxy Express will also feature the manufacturer’s AllShare Play technology, enabling remote sharing between devices and playing of content across Samsung Smart TV and smartphones. Using S Beam, users can transfer music and films by touching another device.