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

May 12, 2009
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Samsung Bigfoot & Spico Android smartphones with OS 2.0 “Donut”?

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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