Samsung Hercules is a new T-Mobile’s high-end smartphone boasting powerful specs with a huge display, 42Mbps all the specifications for the customers looking for a high-end Android smartphone backed up by solid hardware.
Samsung Hercules runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, powered by 1.2GHz Qualcomm APQ8060 Dual-Core processor complimented with Adreno 220 GPU, sporting a bigger 4.5-inch Super AMOLED display with (480 x 800) pixel of WVGA resolution, equipped with an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash, which can record 1080p HD video, and paired with a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video chat, 1GB on board memory, 16GB micro-SD card included, memory expandable up to 32GB. For connectivity, it is having Category 24 HSDPA capability to exceed the max speeds of 42Mbps downstream, Category 6 HSUPA support for 5.76Mbps upload speeds, T-Mobile’s 1700MHz band for 3G, plus AT&T’s 850MHz and 1900MHz bands, in case the merger goes through for support on AT&T’s “4G”.
Hercules has also got NFC support and MHL support, along with Android Market, and the whole host of Google & T-Mobile services.
Full Technical Specifications Of Samsung Hercules*
|2G Network||GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 900, 1700, 2100 MHz|
|L x B x H||5.16 x 2.76 x 0.37 inches|
|Type||Super AMOLED Plus Capacitive Touch Screen|
|Colors & Resolution||16Million Colors & 800 x 450 Pixels|
|Input/ User Interface||Multi Touch|
TouchWiz 3.0 UI
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
|Operating System||Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS|
|CPU||Qualcomm 1.2GHz dual-core APQ8060 Processor|
|Internal Memory||16GB micro-SD card Inserted|
|Expandable Memory||micro-SD card slot for expansion up to 32GB|
|Browser & Messaging||HTML 4.0, XHTML 1.1|
MMS, SMS, IM, Email, RSS
|Still||– 8 Megapixels|
– 3264×2448 pixels
– LED Flash
– Digital Zoom, Auto focus, Smile detection, Multi shot, Effects, ISO control, Panorama, Self-timer
|Secondary||– 1.3 Megapixels|
|Video Recording||– 1080p HD video recording capable|
– 1920×1080 pixels
|DATA||GPRS, EDGE, HSPA|
|Bluetooth & USB||v3.0 with EDR Stereo & v2.0 Mini USB|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headset||3.5mm stereo headset jack|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|3G||HSDPA 42.2 Mbps|
HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
|Video & Audio|
|Video Formats||MP3, WMA, MIDI, AAC, AAC+|
|Audio Formats||H.263, H.264, MPEG4|
|Type||Li-Ion Standard Battery|
|Other Features||NFC & MHL Support|
Adobe 10.1 Flash compatibility
Android Market, G-mail, Google Maps, G-Talk
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
* Preliminary specifications are subject to change without any prior notice.
Price & Availability
As of now, there is no official word about the launch date and price details of the Samsung Hercules smartphone yet. According to the T-Mobile’s 2011 Device Roadmap, Hercules is scheduled to hit the U.S. stores on September 25th.
We will update the remaining specifications, original high-quality images, exact release date info and the price details of Samsung Hercules handset as soon as we get the official info from T-Mobile.