Samsung and Nvidia have finally come together to announce the latest smartphone in the Galaxy range.
The Samsung Galaxy R is the first smartphone from Samsung to feature Nvidia’s Tegra 2 dual-core processor, which will be running at 1GHz. Also present is Nvidia's GeForce GPU, which combined with the Tegra 2 should ensure faster web browsing, better multi-tasking and smoother game play.
The phone is already available in Sweden, known as the Galaxy Z but Samsung today officially announced it would be coming to the rest of Europe and Asia very soon.
The Galaxy R features a 4.2in WVGA(800x480) Super Clear LCD. It also features a 5 megapixel camera on the rear and a 2 megapixel up front. While the phone may be “only” able to capture 720p video, it can playback 1080p.
The handset will run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and features Wi-Fi, GPS, FM Radio, 8GB internal memory and support for microSD cards up to 32GB.
We are waiting to hear from networks regarding exact release date and pricing, but the Galaxy R will hopefully be considerably cheaper than the flagship Galaxy S II.