Samsung to launch first handset to run Google's Android 2.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS?
A Samsung product roadmap has leaked online revealing the company’s plans to launch a 1.4GHz dual-core smartphone powerhouse running Google’s upcoming Android 2.4 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system.
Reportedly dubbed the Samsung GT-I9250, the mooted device is said to be readying for launch with a whopping 4.65-inch display boasting a hefty 1280 x 720p resolution. Previously leaked as a 720p smartphone monster it is expected the GT-I9250 will land as the next Nexus handset and the first device to sport the Android 2.4 OS.
Seemingly set to take the mantle of the highest specced handset on the market from its sibling the Samsung Galaxy S II, the Samsung GT-I9250 is claimed to be heading for launch later this year with an optimised 5-megapixel camera.
Not alone on the company’s leaked roadmap the GT-I9250 is reported to be heading for launch alongside a 5.29-inch smartphone come tablet hybrid. Entitled the Samsung GT-I9220, the oversized handset is also set to host a 1280 x 720p display with an 8-megapixel rear-mounted camera to be joined by Google’s existing Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS.
Whilst precise timings for the handset arrivals have yet to announced and there existence officially confirmed, the timings of the leaks would suggest that both are to make an appearance at IFA later this month.