Jun 30 AT 11:03 AM Alberto Vildosola 19 Comments

Meet the Samsung Galaxy Z, Galaxy S II’s younger brother

Another day, another Samsung Android device. Swedish carrier Three just announced the addition of a new Android device to its lineup:  the Samsung Galaxy Z. The Galaxy Z is a slightly more modest version of the Galaxy S II with a 5 MP camera instead of the Galaxy S II’s 8 MP one. And 8 GB of internal storage versus the Galaxy S II’s massive 32 GB.

According to Three’s website, the Galaxy Z will have the following specs:

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 4.2-inch SC-LCD screen with a 800×480 resolution
  • 1 GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 5 MP rear-facing camera with LED flash
  • 720p video recording
  • Front-facing camera
  • 8 GB of internal storage

We don’t know how much RAM the Galaxy Z has yet, but I’m guessing it’ll have 512 MB and not 1 GB like the Galaxy S II. Also, we have no idea when (or if) the Galaxy Z will land in the States. Three will sell this device for about $630, which is a lot even without a contract. But I guess these prices change between regions.

While we wait for the Galaxy Z to jump across the pond, you can feast your eyes on the pictures below. Then let us know in the comments whether you think this phone is worth your hard-earned money or not.

Galaxy_Z_1 Galaxy_Z_2 Galaxy_Z_3 Galaxy_Z_4 Galaxy_Z_5 Galaxy_Z_6 Galaxy_Z_7

Via: GSMArena

Alberto is a college student living somewhere between Miami, Sarasota and the World Wide Web. Although a former iPhone owner, Alberto is now a proud Android enthusiast. You can follow Alberto on Twitter and Google+ for his thoughts unworthy of an article.

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  • http://Website William Thomson

    Very nice looking phone.

  • jackpaleczny

    ohhh i would get it just for the fact that the backing matches my galaxy tab 10.1

  • http://Website SenorDeuce

    If that phone has a 4.2″ screen then that man has giant hands. He makes that phone look like a toy.

  • http://Website Hi

    I’m am not a apple fanboy, but this is kinda like apples rumored 2 iPhone 5′s, you know one lowerend possibly prepaid iPhone and one high end iPhone haha

    • http://Website Hans

      Well, to be fair, Samsung did something similar with their Galaxy S line.

  • http://Website Richard Yarrell

    Nothing beats my evo3d evo evo evo evo i like to play tummy sticks

  • http://maxtechnewz.blogspot.com/ Max

    i still want the galaxy s 2 with that 1.2 ghz dual core

  • http://dragandroid.info DragAndroid

    wOW, if i have enough money, that phone will be mine. lol

  • http://Website Meister_Li

    The “no contract” price of this is actually about 120€ Cheaper than the one of the Galaxy S II, so this is actually a pretty sweet deal, I’d say. Altho I’m curious with how much RAM it comes and if it still has a SD Card slot.

  • http://Website Dan

    Seems pointless to get this phone. Isn’t the whole reason of getting the Samsung phones in the first place for the Super AMOLED Plus displays? This has S-LCD……..

  • http://Website JimboLodisC

    wow… that looks like an iPhone 4

    • http://Website Hans

      To be honest, the only similarities between the SGS phones and the iPhone that I saw was the general shape of the device. Everything else is different.

  • http://Website Duncan Mackenzie

    Have you guys In the states not got your Galaxy S2 yet? I feel so sorry for you dudes, I’ve had mine since the end of April (I’m in the UK) and I have to say It blows everything out the water. I have to be a scientist about this and give a fair review so here are the bad points:

    1. The thin plastic battery cover feels flimsy. Credit where credit Is due though, If you try to snap one of these plastic covers you’ll be at It all night as It’s as bendable as Mr Fantastic’s briefs.

    That’s the only flaw.

    Hope you get your Galaxy S2 soon, viva la revolution.

  • http://Website Mark

    Big whoop. Looks exactly like other Galaxy devices…

  • Galen20K

    I really like the brushed metal back on this phone, I hope thats where Samsung is heading with its phones.

  • Raghav

    I’d rather get the Sensation

  • Cwalden21

    Still can’t decide!! Galaxy S II or wait it out for the Nexus Prime!!?? Wth do i do android!!??

  1. William ThomsonGuest 4 years ago

    Very nice looking phone.

  2. ohhh i would get it just for the fact that the backing matches my galaxy tab 10.1

  3. SenorDeuceGuest 4 years ago

    If that phone has a 4.2″ screen then that man has giant hands. He makes that phone look like a toy.

  4. HiGuest 4 years ago

    I’m am not a apple fanboy, but this is kinda like apples rumored 2 iPhone 5′s, you know one lowerend possibly prepaid iPhone and one high end iPhone haha

  5. Richard YarrellGuest 4 years ago

    Nothing beats my evo3d evo evo evo evo i like to play tummy sticks

  6. MaxGuest 4 years ago

    i still want the galaxy s 2 with that 1.2 ghz dual core

  7. DragAndroidGuest 4 years ago

    wOW, if i have enough money, that phone will be mine. lol

  8. Meister_LiGuest 4 years ago

    The “no contract” price of this is actually about 120€ Cheaper than the one of the Galaxy S II, so this is actually a pretty sweet deal, I’d say. Altho I’m curious with how much RAM it comes and if it still has a SD Card slot.

  9. DanGuest 4 years ago

    Seems pointless to get this phone. Isn’t the whole reason of getting the Samsung phones in the first place for the Super AMOLED Plus displays? This has S-LCD……..

  10. JimboLodisCGuest 4 years ago

    wow… that looks like an iPhone 4

    • HansGuest 4 years ago

      To be honest, the only similarities between the SGS phones and the iPhone that I saw was the general shape of the device. Everything else is different.

  11. Duncan MackenzieGuest 4 years ago

    Have you guys In the states not got your Galaxy S2 yet? I feel so sorry for you dudes, I’ve had mine since the end of April (I’m in the UK) and I have to say It blows everything out the water. I have to be a scientist about this and give a fair review so here are the bad points:

    1. The thin plastic battery cover feels flimsy. Credit where credit Is due though, If you try to snap one of these plastic covers you’ll be at It all night as It’s as bendable as Mr Fantastic’s briefs.

    That’s the only flaw.

    Hope you get your Galaxy S2 soon, viva la revolution.

  12. MarkGuest 4 years ago

    Big whoop. Looks exactly like other Galaxy devices…

  13. I really like the brushed metal back on this phone, I hope thats where Samsung is heading with its phones.

  14. I’d rather get the Sensation

  15. Still can’t decide!! Galaxy S II or wait it out for the Nexus Prime!!?? Wth do i do android!!??