The Galaxy R has officially been welcomed into the Samsung smartphone stable, after a joint statement from Sammy and chip makers Nvidia revealed that the handset is “coming soon” to North and Eastern Europe, South East and West Asia, Middle East Asia, and China.
The Gingerbread phone has been rumoured for a few months now, and finally the specs can be confirmed.
Under the hood is a dual-core Tegra 2 processor from Nvidia, supporting a 4.2 inch Super Clear LCD touchscreen, a 5MP camera on the back and a 2MP front facing offering. 8GB of onboard storage is included with support for microSD expansion, while 720p video capture is possible, with 1080p playback.
Hit the video above for a preview clip from Tegra 2 manufacturers Nvidia.