Samsung Bigfoot & Spico Android smartphones with OS 2.0 “Donut”?

May 12, 2009
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Two new Android smartphones have been tipped, both by Samsung and expected to launch in Q3 2009.  The Samsung Spico (left) and Samsung Bigfoot (right) will both have 3-inch WQVGA touchscreens, while the Bigfoot adds a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and T-Mobile USA 3G support; each will apparently run Android OS 2.0 "Donut", the follow-up to Cupcake.

Both devices will have roughly identical specifications, with triband HSDPA (T-Mobile USA-friendly only the case of the Bigfoot), WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 and GPS, as well as a 3-megapixel autofocus camera, accelerometer, digital compass and 100MB of onboard storage.  There's also a microSD slot and USB 2.0 connection.  The Samsung Spico will apparently get a TouchWiz GUI rather than the more familiar Android interface, as in the gallery screenshot below.

The Samsung Bigfoot certainly resembles the device labeled as the T-Mobile G1 v.2 in the carrier's leaked roadmap from earlier this month.  Donut, meanwhile, will bring with it WVGA display support, among other things, but may not be a retrospective update to existing Android handsets. 

[via Android Community]


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