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Watch Out iPod: Samsung 8GB Galaxy Player Blasts In

By Oonagh Reidy | Wednesday | 28/09/2011

Look out iPod, theres a new Player in town. Samsung comes out fighting against Apple's patents war by hitting it where it hurts - with Galaxy Player 5.0 and 4.0.

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Lets Play: Galaxy Player 5.0

As thin as the 8.9 Tab it also debuted today, Samsung's new Player measures a sleek 8.6mm and weighs just 6/4.2 ounces each.  

The 4" and 5" Galaxy Player LCD (800 X 480) touchscreens are like the Galaxy S II cellphone but without the cell - just a purely pocketable "entertainment experience," say Samsung. 

But Player still offers the best of Android, running 2.3.5, Gingerbread, WiFi,front and rear cameras for Skype chats and Bluetooth, 8GB memory with microSD slot (up to 32GB) and voice recorder.

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Other Google tools that come bog standard include Google Mobile Services Talk, Maps, Books.

For music lovers the Galaxy's support MP3, FM Radio and stereo speakers and 3.5mm ear jack.

Format wise, it supports MPEG4  and 720p HD Video playback and supports mini USB.

Players also have a streamlined user interface and Samsung's Media Hub content service, boasting more than 5,000 movie and TV titles like Fast Five, Horrible Bosses and Green Lantern.

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Galaxy Player 4.0
Galaxy Players hit the US October 16. No word when they will arrive in Australia or local pricing yet.

Player 5.0  model will go for US$269, while the 4.0 version will retail for around $229 - keenly priced similar to 3.5" iPod Touch rival which retails for around AU$239.

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