Mar 07 AT 5:10 PM Nick Gray 7 Comments

Samsung Galaxy Pro brings another portrait QWERTY handset into the mix

The Samsung Galaxy Pro was unveiled today at the at Samsung SEA Forum in Singapore.  The Samsung Galaxy Pro is the first Android handset from Samsung to sport a portrait QWERTY keyboard.  The handset will feature an 800MHZ CPU, 2.8-inch touchscreen, 3 megapixel camera, WiFi, and 3G connectivity and will run on Android 2.2.

Like the majority of Samsung’s Android devices, the Galaxy Pro will feature TouchWiz and Samsung’s Social Hub.  Launch details and pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Pro are still not available, but 3 UK has announced on their blog that the handset will be coming to their network sometime soon. 

I’m personally not a huge fan of having a full keyboard on the outside of my phone, but it’s hard to deny that there’s a huge demand for this form factor.  RIM has made a fortune with their BlackBerry handsets over the years and now Android manufacturers want to show that they can compete in that same segment. 

Source: Samsung Hub

Nick is a tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC and its devices. Nick joined the Android and Me family in the summer of 2010.

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  • http://Website owainturner

    Awesome! I have a fondness for this format but it just doesn’t feel right! It’s so right, but so wrong!

  • danu

    This video so help me……I want to but this phone? Can you help me for more detail of Samsung Galaxy pro such as Specs and features….!

    Thanks …. i’m waiting your answer.

  • http://Website Mark

    To say that is one ugly phone would be the understatement of the century. Back to the drawing board, Sammy…

    • sanjeev

      i agree Mark……this doesnt looks a handy phone for me..its a design copied from Nokia E series…

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    A number of variants of the Galaxy’s Android have been attempted by Samsung. Neither of the differences in the software and design. Starting from the full touch screen to combine the physical keyboard and touch screen, as well as their new products this time Samsung Galaxy Pro. Does the word Pro here only to refer to the qwerty keyboard is pinned? here my review.

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