Samsung launches Google Android-powered Galaxy Spica i5700

Samsung has finally come out with an official annoucement of the Android OS-equipped Galaxy Spica i5700 smartphone. Promising to show "faster and more powerful performance" than its predecessor, the i7500, the new Galaxy Spica comes with some handy features, including being the first Android phone with built-in DivX support.

Samsung has finally come out with an official announcement of the Android OS-equipped Galaxy Spica i5700 smartphone.

Promising to show "faster and more powerful performance" than its predecessor, the i7500, the new Galaxy Spica comes with some handy features, including being the first Android phone with built-in DivX support.

For an initial rundown, the i5700 comes with an 800 MHZ application processor, 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen, Bluetooth 2.1 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Phone Scoop also reports that the 13.2mm device also has quad-band GSM/EDGE and 900/2100MHz HSDPA 3G at 3.6Mbps. Then, of course, there will be the usual Google features like GMail, YouTube, Maps, Search, etc.

The Galaxy Spica is available in Europe now and will expand to the Middle East and Asia soon.