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Samsung Galaxy
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Samsung Galaxy Note series
Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Type Phablet smartphone, Tablet
Operating system Android
Input Touch screen, Stylus

Samsung Galaxy (stylized as Samsung GALAXY) is a series of Android-powered mobile computing devices designed, manufactured and marketed by Samsung Electronics. The product line includes the Galaxy S series of high-end smartphones, the Galaxy Tab series of tablets, the Galaxy Note series of tablets and phablets with the added functionality of a stylus and the first version of the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch, with later versions dropping the Galaxy branding.

Categorization[edit]

Since April 2014, all the smartphones of the Galaxy series are categorized in the following way:[1][2][3]

Letter Meaning Class Model numbers
K Kapture(e.g. capture the moment) Digital consumer and prosumer camera combined with smartphone Samsung launches Galaxy K zoom in India,with 10X Zoom Camera with 19-20 megapixels, combined with Android 4.4.2, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB own flash, microSD, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 4.8 inches 1280x720 px Super AMOLED (306 ppi), 6-core Exynos 5 Hecta SoC, Mali-T624 GPU, 200 grams and 20.2 milimeters at thickest point.[4][5]
Note Phablet and Tablets with Stylus devices High-end devices GT-N7nnn (Old), SM-N9nnn/SM-N7nnn (New) (Phablets) SM-Pnnn (Tablets)
S Supersmart High-end devices GT-I9nnn (Old), SM-G9nnn (New)
PRO Tablet devices High-end devices SM-P9nn (NotePRO Tablets), SM-Tnnn (TabPRO Tablets)
Tab Tablet devices upper mid-range devices GT-Pnnn (Old), SM-Tnnn (New)
R Royal upper mid-range devices GT-S8nnn (Old), SM-G7nnn (New)
W Wonder Mid-range devices GT-S7nnn (Old) SM-G3nnn (New)
M Magical Low-end devices GT-S5nnn
Y Young Low-end devices (Varies)

The model number of Samsung Galaxy devices will indicate the variant:

  • GT-Nnnn0 - mainstream Note model (Old type of model number)
  • SM-Nnn0 - mainstream Note model (New type of model number)
  • GT-Pnn00/10 - mainstream Tab model (Old type of model number)
  • SM-Tnn0/1 - mainstream Tab model (New type of model number)
  • GT-Snnn0 - mainstream model
  • GT-Snnn2 - Dual SIM "Duos" model
  • GT-Snnn5/GT-Nnnn5/GT-Pnnn5/GT-Innn5/SM-Nnn5/SM-Tnn5/SM-Gnnn5 - 4G/LTE model

Release history[edit]

Date Model Alternative name and variations
TBA 2014 Samsung Galaxy Pocket 2
TBA 2014 Samsung Galaxy Mega 2
TBA 2014 Samsung Galaxy Star 2
TBA 2014 Samsung Galaxy Young 2
TBA 2014 Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 LTE
TBA 2014 Samsung Galaxy Ace 4
Sep 2014 Samsung Galaxy Alpha
July 2014 Samsung Galaxy Core 2
July 2014 Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini SM-G800H, SM-G800F
June 2014 Samsung Galaxy Core LTE (SM-G386F)
May 2014 Samsung Galaxy Ace Style
Apr 2014[6] Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900H, SM-G900F, SM-G900R4, SM-G900V
Jan 2014 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo SM-N7500 (3G Model/Samsung Exynos Chip/International), SM-N7502 with dual SIM card support, SM-N7505 (4G/LTE Model/Qualcomm Snapdragon Chip/Selected Countries)
Jan 2014 Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo (GT-I9060)
Dec 2013 Samsung Galaxy Win Pro (SM-G3812)
Dec 2013 Samsung Galaxy J (SGH-N075)
Dec 2013 Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582)
Dec 2013 Samsung Galaxy Trend Plus (GT-S7580)
Nov 2013 Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7100) SM-G7102 (Dual SIM)
Oct 2013 Samsung Galaxy Star Pro (GT-S7260) GT-S7262 (Dual SIM)
Oct 2013 Samsung Galaxy Express 2 (SM-G3815)
Oct 2013 Samsung Galaxy Round (SM-G9105)
Oct 2013 Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite (GT-S7390) GT-S7392 (Dual SIM)
Oct 2013 Samsung Galaxy Light (SGH-T399)
Oct 2013 Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (SM-G3500) SM-G3502 (Dual SIM)
Oct 2013 Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 (GT-S7270)[7] GT-S7272 (Dual SIM), GT-S7275 (LTE)[8]
Sep 2013 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9000 (3G Model/Samsung Exynos Chip/International), SM-N9002 with dual SIM card support, SM-N9005 (4G/LTE Model/Qualcomm Snapdragon Chip/Selected Countries), GT-N7200 (Prototype)
Jul 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (GT-I9190)[9] Galaxy S4 Mini I9195 (LTE) / Galaxy S4 Mini I9192 (Dual SIM)
Jun 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (GT-I9295)
Jun 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom (SM-C1010)[10]
Jun 2013 Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo (GT-S5310) GT-S5312 (Dual SIM)
May 2013 Samsung Galaxy Star (GT-S5280) GT-S5282 (Dual SIM), GT-S5283 (Triple SIM)
May 2013 Samsung Galaxy Core (GT-S8262) GT-i8262D
May 2013 Samsung Galaxy Y Plus (GT-S5303)
May 2013 Samsung Galaxy Win (GT-I8550) Galaxy Grand Quattro, GT-I8552 (Dual SIM)
Apr 2013 Samsung Galaxy Mega GT-I9150 (5.8"), GT-I9152 (5.8", Dual SIM), GT-I9200 (6.3"), GT-I9205 (6,3", LTE)
Apr 2013 Samsung Galaxy Fame (GT-S6810) GT-S6810P (NFC)
Apr 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) GT-I9505 (LTE), GT-I9506 (LTE+)
Mar 2013 Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 (GT-S7710)[11]
Mar 2013 Samsung Galaxy Young (GT-S6310) GT-S6312 (Dual SIM)
Jan 2013 Samsung Galaxy Grand (GT-I9080) GT-I9082 (Dual SIM)
Jan 2013 Samsung Galaxy S II Plus (GT-I9105)
Jan 2013 Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus (GT-S5301)
Nov 2012 Samsung Galaxy S III Mini (GT-I8190)[12]
Oct 2012 Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro (SGH-I547) Samsung Galaxy Rugby LTE (SGH-i547C, Canadian market)
Oct 2012 Samsung Galaxy Express SGH-I437
Sep 2012 Samsung Galaxy Rush
Sep 2012 Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G
Sep 2012 Samsung Galaxy Note II
Sep 2012 Samsung Galaxy Reverb
Sep 2012 Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE (SPH-L300)
Sep 2012 Samsung Galaxy Pocket Duos (GT-S5302)
Aug 2012 Samsung Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7562) Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7568, China Mobile TD-SCDMA), Galaxy Trend II Duos (GT-S7572, different camera, 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU, Chinese Market), Galaxy Trend (S7560M, have not dual SIM)
Jul 2012 Samsung Galaxy Stellar (SCH-I200)
May 2012 Samsung Galaxy Ch@t (GT-B5330)
May 2012 Samsung Galaxy Appeal (SGH-I827)
May 2012 Samsung Galaxy S III (GT-I9300)[13] Galaxy S III I9305 (LTE)
Apr 2012 Samsung Galaxy S Advance[14] Galaxy S II Lite[15]
Apr 2012 Samsung Galaxy Rugby (GT-S5690M)[16]
Mar 2012 Samsung Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300)[17]
Mar 2012 Samsung Galaxy Rugby Smart (SGH-i847)[18]
Feb 2012 Samsung Galaxy Beam (i8530)[19]
Feb 2012 Samsung Galaxy Y DUOS (GT-S6102)
Feb 2012 Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 (GT-S6500)[20]
Feb 2012 Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 (GT-I8160)[20] Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 x (GT-S7560M)
Jan 2012 Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus (GT-S7500[L/T/W])[21]
Jan 2012 Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos (GT-B5510)[22] GT-B5512(B)
Nov 2011 Samsung Galaxy Nexus (i9250)[23]
Oct 2011 Samsung Galaxy Note
Oct 2011 Samsung Stratosphere[Note 1][24]
Aug 2011 Samsung Galaxy XCover (S5690)
Aug 2011 Samsung Galaxy Precedent[25]
Aug 2011 Samsung Galaxy Y (GT-S5360)[Note 1][26]
Aug 2011 Samsung Galaxy M [Note 1][26]
Aug 2011 Samsung Galaxy W (I8150)[Note 1][26] Samsung Exhibit II 4G (SGH-T679)[27]
Aug 2011 Samsung Galaxy R (I9103)[Note 1][28]
Aug 2011 Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-i9001)[Note 1][29]
Jun 2011 Samsung Galaxy Z[30]
Jun 2011 Samsung Exhibit 4G (SGH-T759)[31]
May 2011 Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-I9100)[32] Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket[33]
Samsung Captivate Glide[34]
Apr 2011 Samsung Galaxy Neo[35]
Apr 2011 Samsung Galaxy Pro[36]
Apr 2011 Samsung Galaxy Prevail (SPH-M820)[37]
Mar 2011 Samsung Galaxy Mini (GT-S5570)[38] Samsung Galaxy Next (in Italy) Samsung Galaxy Pop (in India)[39]
Mar 2011 Samsung Galaxy Gio (GT-S5660)[38]
Feb 2011 Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-I9003)[40]
Feb 2011 Samsung Galaxy Fit (S5670)[38]
Feb 2011 Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-S5830, GT-S5830i)[41] Samsung Galaxy Cooper (GT-S5830) (in Thailand)[42]
Oct 2010 Samsung Galaxy K[43]
Oct 2010 Samsung Galaxy 551[Note 1][44]
Aug 2010 Samsung Galaxy U[43]
Aug 2010 Samsung Galaxy 5[45] Samsung Galaxy Europa[46]
Samsung Galaxy 550[47]
Jul 2010 Samsung Galaxy 3 Samsung Galaxy Apollo[48]
Jun 2010 Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000)[49] Samsung Captivate[50]
Samsung Vibrant[51]
Samsung Fascinate[52]
Samsung Epic 4G[53]
Samsung Mesmerize[54]
Nov 2009 Samsung Galaxy Spica[55] GT-I5700
Samsung Galaxy Portal
Jun 2009 Samsung Galaxy[56] GT-I7500

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Eighteen of the table entries were mentioned in Dan Rowinski's "A Brief History of the (Samsung) Galaxy" article. The remaining six were already listed in this article prior to a revision.

Samsung phablets[edit]

Samsung high-end smartphones[edit]

Tablets[edit]

Samsung Galaxy Tab[edit]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S[edit]

Samsung Galaxy Note[edit]

Media players[edit]

Camera[edit]

On 29 August 2012, Samsung introduced the smart camera called Samsung Galaxy Camera. It has 16 megapixel resolution, a lens with 21x optical zoom, 4G connectivity, and comes with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. During the IFA 2012 event in Berlin, Samsung confirm additional specifications that this device comes with 1.4GHZ quad-core processor and sensitivity through ISO 3200.[59]

Smart watches[edit]

Smart Fitness Bands[edit]

Samsung Galaxy Music[edit]

At the same time the Galaxy S4, Samsung has unveiled its music platform called Samsung Galaxy Music, which "provide you with the ultimate music experience through GALAXY songs of your favorite artists as well as videos from GALAXY Music concerts and fun and rewarding events that will keep you coming back to our interactive online platform".[60]

In collaboration with producer Quincy Jones, producer and rapper Parker Ighile produced his own version of "Over the Horizon", the official song of Galaxy products. A video performance of the sound has been released in August 2013 on the Galaxy Music website showing Ighile working on Galaxy products.[61]

See also[edit]

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