Samsung Aims for Stars With Galaxy S

By Erika Morphy

An article in LinuxInsider, picked up by TechNewsWorld and USA Today, reports on Samsung’s plans for releasing a Galaxy S smartphone, which at less than 10 millimeters, is expected to be the thinnest Android phone on the market, designed to render as well as possible the movies and e-book content Samsung will be licensing in deals it has inked with Paramount Pictures and Skiff.

The magazines seeks commentary from DataArt on what the release means for the mobile handsets and their streaming video capabilities. ‘There is another element to this announcement, Dmitry Bagrov, SVP and developer for DataArt, pointed out -- namely that Samsung is giving more attention to Android development.

"The fact that it is rolling out its product able to download movies and e-reading content is nice," Bagrov told LinuxInsider, "and I believe the media and device will work well together -- but the big story here is that this is a major boost for Android."’

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