Mobile recyclers advised on new Samsung handset

10 September 2009 — 10:06 AM

The Galaxy is available now

Those looking to mobile recycling as a way to fund a new handset may be interested in Samsung's latest device

Following the recent announcement by O2 that the South Korean manufacturer's new Galaxy i7500 would be available on its network, the company has outlined some the gadget's most tempting features.

The mobile, which went on sale on August 31st, is the first non-HTC model to come to the UK that is equipped with the Google Android operating system.

Samsung explained that this means a more personalised experience for Galaxy i7500 users with a host of downloadable applications like Shop Savvy, Light Saber and Pac-Man.

Mark Mitchinson, vice-president of the firm's mobile business in the UK, said the handset "is one of the most innovative and high-quality Android-powered devices on the market".

The Galaxy also boasts access to Google Search, Gmail, Talk and Maps facilities, as well as a 3.2-inch AMOLED screen and five-megapixel camera.

Other Android-powered devices include the HTC Magic and Hero, as well as the T Mobile G1.

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