Samsung Galaxy Player 4 vs Galaxy Player 5 – Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi Full Specifications Compared
Samsung Galaxy Player 4 and Galaxy Player 5 (also known as Galaxy S Wi-Fi) are two new additions to the Galaxy family of portable devices such as Galaxy Smartphones and Galaxy Tabs. Both Samsung Galaxy Player 4 and Player 5 are powered by Android 2.2 Froyo. Basically Galaxy Player 4 and Galaxy Player 5 are exactly like Samsung Galaxy S phone except for the calling functionality and 3G access for internet. But these devices have Wi-Fi access to connect to internet and for VoIP calling thus they are referred as Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi. The main difference between Galaxy Player 4 (4 inches) and Galaxy Player 5 (5 inches) is the display. The other differences are the weight and the camera flash, which is not there in Galaxy Player 4. Galaxy Player 4 weighs 5 oz and Galaxy Player 5 weighs 7 oz.
Samsung Galaxy Players are packed with 1 GHz Hummingbird processors and powered by Android 2.2 Froyo with Samsung Touchwiz UI. Both have front and rare cameras, only Galaxy Player 5 has flash. Both Support Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. If you buy a wireless broadband plan with Wi-Fi dongle or Wi-Fi modem you will get all the features of a Tablet or iPad. You can configure email to check mails and install CISCO Jabber to access corporate directory or calling. But sometimes Samsung will disable VoIP features to differentiate with Samsung Galaxy Tab products. But introduction of Galaxy Player may affect Apple iPad and other Tablets and Pads.
Really speaking, if you buy a basic android phone with 3G or 4G with Wi-Fi hotspot facility you can use Samsung Galaxy Player as your tablet replacement. These players come with Skype preinstalled and support Qik to make video calls. This is an ideal device to replace most simple functionalities of desktops as well. Just ask your self, how many of you switch on our desktop to check email, Facebook, Skype, YouTube or listen to music or play media? All these features will be catered by Samsung Galaxy Player with more convenient way with mobility. Samsung Galaxy Players are going to be real competitor for Apple iPod Touch as well as Apple iPads (iPad and iPad 2) since Samsung Players have dual cameras with most of the features from tablet devices expect voice calling.
|Features||Galaxy Player 4||Galaxy Player 5|
|Display Size||4 inch||5 inch|
|Display Type||Super Clear LCD, WVGA||TFT LCD, WVGA|
|Weight||5 oz||7 oz|
|Operating System||Android 2.2 (Froyo) upgradeable to 2.3||Android 2.2 (Froyo) upgradeable to 2.3|
|Browser||Android WebKit||Android WebKit|
|Adobe Flash Player||10.1||10.1|
|Processor||1 GHz Hummingbird||1 GHz Hummingbird|
|Internal Memory||8 GB||8 GB|
|Expandable Memory||Up to 32 GB||Up to 32 GB|
|Speaker||SoundAlive Sound Engine, Stereo Speaker with Virtual 5.1 surround sound||SoundAlive Sound Engine, Stereo Speaker with Virtual 5.1 surround sound|
|Audio Codec||MP3, AAC, WMA, Ogg, FLAC||MP3, AAC, WMA, Ogg, FLAC|
|Video Codec||DivX, Xvid, WMV, MPEG4, H.264||DivX, Xvid, WMV, MPEG4, H.264|
|DLNA||AllShare DLNA||AllShare DLNA|
|Camera – Primary||3.2 MP, AF||3.2 MP, AF, Flash|
|Camera – Secondary||VGA||VGA|
|Voice Call||Skype (pre installed)||Skype (from App store)|
|Application||Android Market, Google Mobile Service||Android Market, Google Mobile Service|