Samsung Galaxy Portal on 3 – complete with augmented reality

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samsung galaxy portal.jpg 3UK has become the first network operator in the UK to launch the Samsung Galaxy Portal, using the Google Android Éclair operating system.

The Samsung Galaxy Portal features Layar – the augmented reality application which combines your phone’s camera, compass and GPS data to gives you information about where you are.

For example, just hold your camera up and you can see where your nearest Starbucks or cash machine is.

The Samsung Galaxy Portal is available in red & black or white & green from £20 a month with unlimited internet, texts and 200 anytime any network minutes on a 24month contract and costs £184 on Pay As You Go.

Says Sylvia Chind, Head of Branded Devices, 3UK: “The Samsung Galaxy Portal is all about letting people shape a phone and its functions to match how they want to use it. It allows users to customise one of the 10 home screens, contact friends using various social media internet services, and access any of the thousands of Android apps.

“It’s all about your phone, how you like it. Our customers have the added benefit of our high speed network, giving them the best experience on their Samsung Galaxy Portal.”

Available at and at 3 Stores.

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