Samsung Galaxy Beam 2, the improvised version of Samsung Galaxy Beam, is ready to lure its customers with its built-in mini-projector features, upgraded functionalities, and technically sound specs.
Samsung is back with its built-in projector mobile phones, but this time, the device comes loaded with enhanced features and configurations.
Launched few years back, the Samsung Galaxy Beam was the first smartphone to flaunt a projector, a trend which failed to spark interest in the global market. However, the new Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 aims to spur demand, owing to its larger display, higher resolution, powerful processor, capacious battery, and improved projector features. The Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 projector phone gives the ease of displaying a presentation or creating a mini-theatre anywhere. The professional-level mini-projector enables users to project a movie, sporting event, or any other application on an external surface, making the device ideal for sharing entertainment with family and friends. With an expected launch of Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 in Q2 of 2014, the phone will have a limited release, primarily targeting the China market.
Design & Built
Inspired by the look of Samsung Galaxy S3, this handset dons a smooth metallic look, measuring 134.5 x 70 x 11.64 mm and weighing 165 gms. The projection window places itself at the top of the device, making that area slightly swollen.
Sporting a 4.66-inch TFT display, with 480×800 pixels resolution and 200 ppi of pixel density, this smartphone runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean toppled with Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI. Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 derives its power from 1.2 GHz quad-core processor backed by 1 GB of RAM. It comes packed with a host of Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 features, such as, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, and many more. However, the highlight of the phone remains the pico projector, which comes equipped with background color-correction feature and resolution of 800×480 pixels, promising to deliver improved image quality than its predecessor.
The device houses an external Micro SD slot, capable of holding up to 64 GB of storage.
The handset ships with a 5 MP primary camera at the rear end, paired with a secondary VGA camera at the front, and a built-in camcorder. The exciting camera features include LED flash, Auto focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Touch to focus, and many more.
The smartphone offers connectivity options, such as, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, and more.
A 2,600 mAh li-ion battery powers the phone, offering a substantial battery life.
The price for Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 is not yet available.
Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 is probably the best bet for people who wish to have a projector on the go. However, the device loses some points because of the non-HD display, with other features more or les similar to the rest of the smartphones available in the market!