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Soon: Samsung Halo i8520, Galaxy 5 i5500




Spotted in the one of the stores in Shopesville, GreenHills are two upcoming Android smartphones from Samsung — the Samsung i8520 (Halo) and the Galaxy 5 i5500.

The Samsung Halo i8520 is more commonly known as the Galaxy Beam comes with a built-in projector (3.7″ Super AMOLED, 720MHz processor, Android 2.1). The stores puts the estimated price at Php29,000+.

The Samsung i5500 Galaxy 5 is the cheaper model and also known as the Corby Smartphone. Also comes with Android 2.1 running on a 600MHz processor. The estimated price is Php9,000+.

Of course, these are gray market prices and could change once the handsets are officially introduced in the Philippines. I think the Samsung Galaxy S will remain as their flagship phone.



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

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18 Responses

  1. paolo g. says:

    Android phones are taking over the Philippines!

  2. chintoguy29 says:

    This is GOOD NEWS! Another affordable Android phone! I hope Mr. Olandres estimated price of the Samsung Galaxy 5 i5500 will be right. Happy days of Apple iPhone will soon be over.

  3. Erin says:

    imho, the slogan would have been better if they used lemon instead of orange to take a potshot at apple. :)

  4. Teknisyan says:

    Looks like Droid phones are becoming cheaper and cheaper… now they are way below the 10K threshold. But I’d still wait for a read droid phone that carry froyo or just get the new BB 9800, though this will really be expensive.

    http://www.teknisyan.net/2010/08/blackberry-6-os-will-be-on-new.html

  5. roland says:

    why does its home page same as iphone? tsktsk

  6. simplynice93 says:

    I gonna wait for Samsung i5500 Galaxy 5. I want to buy it!!! :D

  7. Ton says:

    Excellent news from Samsung.

  8. Reel Advice says:

    Whoah? 9,000 pesos for a 2.1 android phone? I’m definitely surprised! Way to go Samsung! I hope this becomes a trend on other Android phones!

  9. Totem says:

    Wiih! 9k for an Android phone! Wow dude.. I’mma buy that if they keep that price or even lower til December ;)

  10. jan says:

    it this hits the estimated price, this is definitely the phone to buy over the nokia c5, which doesn’t even have wifi

  11. zeicht says:

    i9000 galaxy P27xxx only and cheaper than halo?? is that right?! if so it’s a no brainer! may i know which shop in shopesville this is? thanks!

  12. Jay Castillo says:

    How about the Samsung Galaxy S Pro? Any news if it will reach the Philippines?

    http://androidcommunity.com/exclusive-more-pictures-of-the-galaxy-s-pro-20100614/

  13. Ret says:

    Wow. Samsung is really bringing us the cheapest great OS phones. Previously, they have brought us the cheapest yet quality windows mobile and now it’s Android. Looking forward on it.

  14. JunAlquis says:

    that’s one cheap android 2.1 smartphone but then again the OS is free so…

  15. ella says:

    picture looks familiar… Planet Gadget in Theatremall Greenhills.

    Samsung Beam 29,990.00 cash price

    Galaxy 5 10,000 cash price

  16. ella says:

    For more information please call Us at 7244431
    We are located at unit 5, upper ground floor Greenhills Theatre Mall. You may also visit our Facebook fan page Planet Gadget.

  17. reqks11 says:

    san ung pix na yan? san mall? meron pa ba up to now? 11k+ lng ung spica?

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