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Samsung announces Galaxy M, W, Y, M Pro, Y Pro




Yeah, I know that’s a lot of letters but they’re actually 5 new Android handsets from Samsung. The more notable ones are the Galaxy M Pro and the Galaxy W, which are mid-range devices.



Samsung Galaxy M Pro B7800
2.66″ display @ 480×320 pixels
1.0GHz processor
Full QWERTY keyboard
Optical trackpad
up to 32GB via microSD
HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
Bluetooth 3.0
5MP autofocus camera w/ LED flash
FM radio tuner
GPS w/ aGPS support
Li-Ion battery 1350 mAh
Android 2.3 Gingerbread


Samsung Galaxy W i8150
3.7″ TFT LCD display @ 480×800 pixels
1.4GHz processor
up to 32GB via microSD
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps
Bluetooth 3.0
5MP autofocus camera w/ LED flash
FM radio tuner
GPS w/ aGPS support
Li-Ion battery 1500 mAh
Android 2.3 Gingerbread

The Galaxy M, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro seems to be the entry-level handsets while the Samsung Galaxy M Pro B7800 could replace the current Galaxy Pro with its upgraded specs and the Samsung Galaxy W i8150 an upgrade to the Galaxy Ace.

No indicative price yet but expect these to follow their predecessor’s retail price.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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28 Responses

  1. daniel says:

    i want galaxy w! sana 15k lng :)

  2. juris says:

    MYMP, lol

  3. jediekins says:

    blackberry lookalayk.

  4. anon says:

    Berrymobile?

  5. 21 says:

    looks fugly..

  6. milanaorly says:

    parang blackberry
    paiba iba ang model ng samsung,
    ung isang noon parang iphone, ngaun bb nanaman
    hahay.

  7. fr0stbyte says:

    I’m liking the W i8150. Was looking to buy the Ace but this one’s promising. This will have to do until Samsung outs the SIII next year. XD

  8. Noir says:

    @Yuga

    Are you sure there is a Galaxy M???

    GSMArena only state M Pro.

  9. Luke Tan says:

    Samsung mimics pretty well BlackBerry and iPhone models. It may have the best interface compared to other android phone makers. It smartphones sell very well. The landscape of technology changes very fast. HP is unbeatable in the PC market for a number of years and then just last week they announced that their PC division is either for spin off or for sale. Sudden turnaround of fate due to pressures from tablet PC and smartphones spearheaded by Apple.

    In the smartphone wars, Samsungs models are the most selling android models then all of the sudden Google bought Motorola putting Samsung future android phones in limbo. Just then they thought that Apple is rampaging, a news broke out today that Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, resigned due to health reasons. Apple, just recently, was crowned the world’s most valuable company with Steve Jobs at the helm. What’s next for Apple now????????

  10. There are the phones i’m planning to acquire to level up my current unit.

  11. mark says:

    wala po bang front cam ang galaxy w? upgrade nga ng ace to :D .. buti nalang nagpigil ako na bumuli ng ace :D

  12. niko says:

    when will these phones available in the market?

  13. mark says:

    available rin kaya ang galaxy R d2 sa pinas?

  14. rootz says:

    ah, finally an android with qwery keypad!!! i’m sick of touchscreens already…too bad this thing isn’t even in my country indonesia..

  15. kyflo says:

    I hope that these phones are available and I hope Y or Y Pro will be included on Sun Cellulars postpaid lineup.

  16. Ron Paguia says:

    available na po ba d2 pinas yang galaxy w? i was planning to buy ace kasi.

  17. Kaloy says:

    Really am looking forward to buy Galaxy W. IMO, if you are looking for a long-term investment on a phone but does not want to spend that much, then this is the ideal phone for you. Nabasa ko pala sa gsm arena that this phone runs on a single-core processor. Meaning, lowdown nya is that the phone runs out of juice quickly daw…

    @Luke Tan: The reason why samsung tech is so kin to Iphone because Samsung is the maker of Iphone’s “A5” tech.

  18. kevin says:

    damn! sayang. grabe specs ng galaxy w. ang ganda. kaso nkabili nko ng ace. haha damn damn damn. pero available nb to dto sa pinas?

  19. Nhel says:

    Planning to buy phone, budget is about 10-12k. Guys any suggestion for the phone. Need touchscreen,wifi.

  20. boyandroid says:

    hi yuga,

    any news / reviews on the samsung galaxy w?

    thanks

  21. Grooveless says:

    Some weeks ago me pinakita sa king printout of upcoming phones yung saleslady sa Samsung store sa SM fairview. Kasama dun yung Y Pro and W. As of the moment, yung W pa lang ang meron. Sana matuloy yung M Pro. Bibili na dpat ako Gal Pro pero nalaman kong lalabas yung M Pro I decided to wait.
    @Nhel, check mo yung Gal W. I think ok syo yun. Fits your price range if I’m not mistaken.

  22. Rei says:

    I bought the Galaxy W two weeks ago for about Php 15,500 (it was on sale i think since the original price tag on it was Php 16,700).

    It’s a great phone for the price range and significantly more powerful than the Galaxy Ace. It plays HD games and videos (720p) quite well, has a front facing VGA cam (tried it on yahoo video chat), and i can play flash-based videos on the browser itself.

    Personally i like the design of the phone (i’m more in favor of function over form). It’s also very sturdy despite it being all-plastic. No creaks, no gaps, and no loose covers. Even if it is light it feels solid.

    The screen is also significantly sharper and brighter than the Galaxy Ace it replaces. According to some sources the Galaxy W uses S-LCD.

    On a full charge, the battery lasts me a good 2 days on light usage. It feels that the Galaxy W’s battery lasts a little longer than the Galaxy Ace IMO.

    For a mid-range phone that’s a bit more powerful than the iPhone 4 but costs significantly cheaper, the Galaxy W is hard to beat.

    I’m just having trouble looking for a gel case for this thing but i found and bought a screen protector for it.

    • marbii says:

      Hello! Tanong ko lang po kung san kayo nakabili nung galaxy w? I am planning to buy this po kasi next week. Thank you po. Have a nice day!

  23. Neljoe says:

    sana ung Galaxy M B7800 nsa 8-10k lang,,
    How much is it..??

  24. chay says:

    i bought galaxy W. super ganda. bilis ng processor

  25. Belle says:

    How much the price in malaysia?

  26. miles ilano says:

    Do you happen to know where I can still buy the M Pro? I’m writing this today April 2017.

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