Jun 02 AT 8:26 AM Nick Sarafolean 7 Comments

7-inch Samsung Galaxy W phone becomes official in Korea

Samsung Galaxy W

Samsung has never shied away from new concepts and today’s announcement of the Galaxy W shows that that strategy isn’t changing anytime soon. The Galaxy W is Samsung’s latest device for Korea, and it’s characterized by the fact that it’s a phone with a 7-inch display. The Galaxy W features a 7-inch 720p screen, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB storage that’s expandable via microSD, 8-megapixel camera, 3500mAh battery and, shockingly, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Why Samsung didn’t opt to use KitKat is beyond us, but there you have it. The rather poorly-specced Samsung Galaxy W.

The Galaxy W is slated to hit SK Telecom and will have a pricetag of around $490 US dollars.

What are your thoughts on a gargantuan phone like the Galaxy W?

Via: Android Central

Source: Samsung

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  • melvin

    this is madness -_- who the hell wants something so big. the only way i can see this working is with a blue tooth set.

    • rustic

      This is not madness… THIS IS SPARTA!!!!!

  • Daniel O’brien

    Anyone who has a 7″ tab knows how ridiculous that is.

    Just look at the photo.

  • Bart

    What Samsung is doing with the ever-increasing size of their phones reminds me of a comic video I saw mocking the ever-increasing number of blades on a man’s shaver:

  • deborah acen

    I love samsung. Am even more hyped with the galaxy w. Keep up the fantastic work. Just amazing. I love you.

  • sdwdw

    7inch phones?? seriously???

  • BigScreens

    I want to purchase one please send info on how and where