AT&T embraces Android with Samsung Captivate
AT&T has finally caught Android fever! Yes, the carrier is teaming up with Samsung to sell the Captivate - a very sexy member of the Galaxy S family.
The new smartphone is powered by a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor and runs Android 2.1, which will presumably be upgradeable to Froyo (2.2).
The Captivate also features a 4-inch super AMOLED touchscreen, 5.0-megapixel camera, 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, 16 GB of on-board memory and 16 GB expandable.
In addition, the device boasts a six-axis sensor that combines the accelerometer and gyroscope, along with a UI which supports a series of advanced touch screen gestures, such as multi-touch pinch, long tap and zoom and vertical and horizontal swiping.
Additional specs include:
- 3D sound.
- MP3 player.
- AT&T Navigator.
- Camcorder with auto-focus and HD video recording (720p).
- Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n).
- Full HTML browser with tap & hold zoom. Bluetooth 3.0.
- Tri-band 3G connectivity and quad-band GSM technology.