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Best Samsung Galaxy Android smartphones round-up

All you need to know about Samsung's expansive range of smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9001)

Samsung made the Galaxy S Plus as an upgraded version of the original Galaxy S but at a cheaper price to the Galaxy S2. Most notable features are the faster processor and longer battery life.

Around £200.

1.4GHz processor, 4-inch (480 x 800) Super AMOLED screen, 2GB storage, microSD slot, 5Mp camera, 1650mAh battery and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.



Samsung Galaxy Pro

Samsung Galaxy Pro (GT-B7510)

The Galaxy Pro is Samsung's answer to RIM's iconic BlackBerry smartphones. It has a small touchscreen accompanied by a physical Qwerty keyboard.

Around £150.

800MHz processor, 2.8-inch (320 x 240) TFT screen, 160MB storage, microSD slot, 3Mp camera, 1350mAh battery and Android 2.2 Froyo.



Samsung Galaxy W

Samsung Galaxy W (GT-I8150)

The Galaxy W is effectively a smaller version of the Galaxy S Plus with a lower specification in some areas such as internal storage. The prices are about the same at the moment so it's worth opting for the S Plus over the W.

Around £200.

1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 3.7-inch (480 x 800) TFT screen, 4GB storage, microSD slot, 5Mp camera, 1500mAh battery and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.



Samsung Galaxy Beam

Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-I8530)

The Samsung Galaxy Beam is one of the more interesting smartphones of the year. It's essentially your typical mid-range Android phone but it boasts a built-in HD projector as its key feature.

Around £450. Due for release in June.

1GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch (480 x 800) Super AMOLED screen, 8GB storage, microSD slot, 5Mp camera, 2000mAh battery and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.



Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Samsung Galaxy S Advance (GT-I9070)

The Galaxy S Advance is another version of the original Galaxy S – again with better specs. It has a curved screen and a dual-core processor which the Galaxy S Plus doesn't have.

Around £300.

1GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch (480 x 800) Super AMOLED screen, 8/16GB storage, microSD slot, 5Mp camera, 1500mAh battery and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.



Samsung Galaxy Y

Samsung Galaxy Y (GT-S5360)

If you want a small and cheap smartphone then the Galaxy Y is a suitable option. It has a low-end set of specifications and an equally low price to match.

Around £100.

830MHz processor, 3-inch (240 x 320) TFT screen, 180MB storage, microSD slot, 2Mp camera, 1200mAh battery and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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