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Samsung Galaxy S 8GB Wi-Fi MP3 Player with 4.2 inch Display - White

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  • NOTE: This is not a phone, it is an MP3 Player only
  • The Galaxy WiFi 4.2 8GB MP3 Player plays any type of audio and video file with hassle-free operation
  • Drop - Play: no need to convert any file for playback
  • A vivid display for on the go web surfing and multimedia viewing which delivers an impressive viewing experience on the large screen
  • Samsung Apps allows you to easily download applications that were developed exclusively for the Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 8GB MP3 Player

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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 6.6 x 12.4 cm ; 118 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 399 g
  • Item model number: SAMYP-GI1CW
  • ASIN: B008JCZ542
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 21 July 2012
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (321 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 18,277 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Product Description

Samsung Galaxy S Wifi 4.2
4.2” Larger Type Display

Samsung Galaxy S Wifi 4.2

Note: this is not a phone, it is an MP3 device only

Designed to be fun for all. Freedom just got more fun and portable with the Samsung Galaxy Player. Easily connect to Wi-Fi hotspots anywhere to get instant access to games, music, videos and more. With the Galaxy Player’s Android platform, a world of apps is a touch away.

  • Superlight & super slim (118g and 8.99mm) in ultimate contoured style
  • Cool and polished in white, exuding upbeat confidence
  • 4.2” Larger Type Display
  • Galaxy player 4.2 screen immerses you in real-life play right on the pitch
  • Every angle is perfectly clear & crisp, in true brilliant colour

Be Different

With 3 included covers for your device, you can customise the back cover and choose your own style

Enticing Multimedia Experience

Music Shortcut--instantly play your music, easy and convenient when exercising. Use earphone button to press once for pause, twice for next song.

Connect with the Power of the Android Platform

Explore all of the content you could ever want. Fast. The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 features Android's GingerBread OS and a fast 1GHZ processor, bringing you great performance and speed for multimedia and browsing Adobe Flash Player compatible websites. Fully integrated with services such as Google Maps and YouTube, you can search, view and easily download any of the over 450,000 apps available in Google Play.

On the Go Music

Get instant access to your music with WiFi, without any monthly service fees. The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 gives you a choice among the top music apps, and the tuner radio function turns your player into a fully functioning FM radio. Use the music shortcut bar to easily play or pause your music on the go.

Apps Galore

With so many applications available, you won't know where to start. Discover the largest collection of applications for your Galaxy Player 4.2 with access to Google Play and Samsung Apps. Now you have the fastest-growing app store and apps designed just for the Galaxy, together on one device. With two app stores at your disposal, you're bound to find what you are looking for.

Samsung Galaxy S Wifi 4.2
Every angle is perfectly clear & crisp, in true brilliant colour

Embedded Premium Games

The Galaxy Player 4.2 is preloaded with 2 of the most on demand games, FIFA 12 and Need for Speed Hot Pursuit. The gyro-sensor multi-axis motion control senses every move and calibrates each twist and turn for maximum fun.

Make Your Player Your Social Hub

Want to know what your friends are up to? Find out with Social Hub. All the popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace are here, so you can spend less time searching and more time checking out what's going on right now. Never miss the next big party by syncing your calendar with those of your friends, all in one place - Social Hub.

Intelligent Sound

What's a party without great music? Now make it sound incredible with SoundAlive. So whether you are listening to the latest hit or a favorite classic, you'll hear it the way it was meant to be. Rich sound effects optimised for your music, and it’s not just for music--it even adjusts to your movies for the ultimate cinematic experience.

Samsung Galaxy S Wifi 4.2
Superlight and superslim

Bring it to the Big Screen

Need entertainment for your next house party? Galaxy Player 4.2 has you covered with all its incredible AllShare superpowers. Simply connect with any DLNA compatible big screen through the AllShare interface and get the party started by playing all your movies, photos and music for everyone. Don't just go to the party. Bring the party.

Convenient Play

No matter the video or audio format, the Galaxy Player 4.2 is up to the task. Simply drag any video or audio file and press play--that's all you need to do. Leave the hassles of complicated and time-consuming codec conversion behind and let the relaxation begin. And the Kies Air app allows you to easily manage all of your multimedia.

Video Chat Using Dual Cameras

Use dual cameras to interact with friends and family one on one or as a group and instantly share content and images. Create unique media rich messages and share with your network.


Use your player as a Bluetooth device. Your player complements your current phone. Pair your current phone to the Galaxy Player 4.2 and start using your Galaxy Player 4.2 to as a communication tool. Now you can answer calls from your Galaxy Player via Bluetooth.

Box Contains

•    Samsung Galaxy S 8GB Wi-Fi MP3 Player
•    3 x changeable covers
•    Premium headphones
•    USB cable
•    Mains charger

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Verified Purchase
The other half wanted an Ipod Touch for christmas but as I am not an Apple fan myself i decided I would try something a little bit different, and this is the product that crept up. As she currently already uses a HTC One X I knew she would be used to the android layout and structure and for half of the price of an Ipod this was going to do the job perfectly (she smashed her old Ipod Touch)

Please note that after un-boxing the device, the back is attached but the battery has not already been inserted, so do this first!

I have read a few people commenting on how difficult it can be getting used to transferring music onto this device and In my opinion they couldn't be more wrong, you don't need to use the samsung kies software at all, its easier to just do it manually. All you need to do is plug the device in, select Disk Mode on the screen of the Samsung MP3 player, it will then install the drivers onto your computer (I'm using windows 7 64-bit) within seconds. After that it will pop up in the middle of the screen. Select open folder and it opens it just like a memory stick would. Inside here you will find a Folder listed as "DCIM" open that folder. Drag and drop all of the songs you want onto the device into this DCIM folder and wait for the transfer to finish, it took 4 minutes and 30 seconds to transfer 653 songs onto my device. After that just simply unplug the MP3 player, let the device acknowledge the Micro SD card inside of it, and just select music and its all there, ready to be played.

One thing that I love about having this device over an Ipod is the fact that you don't have to setup an apple account, proceed to register the device with the apple account, download and install itunes and begin transferring.
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Purchased this player specificly for a holiday trip in order to save battery power on my mobile phone. It does everything my android phone does apart from make calls. I downloaded Skype and was able to make free international calls via a wifi connection.

Sufficient memory 8gb internal and additional 8gb micro card, plenty for my requirements. I suppose it can upgraded to a larger micro card if required

For the price this cannot be faulted and I now use it on a daily basis to listen to music, gps software, e-mail, catching up with BBCi programmes and all the usual android stuff etc.

The enclosed code for satnav software expired in Dec 12 but there are plenty of other GPS apps available via the play store.

I would recommend to anyone wanting a media player without wanting to pay the price of an IPOD for example.
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I was lucky enough to recieve this as a gift from a friend who works for samsung. He often boasts about how the android platform is the way forward and that companies like samsung produce products as good (if not better) than apple. I was sceptacle but happy to get one for free!

My main concerns initially were how I would transfer all my music from my iphone, I was convinced it would be impossible - I was wrong... you simply download an app for free on the player and then go to a website and download software onto your pc or laptop and BOOM.. piece of cake. first task passed.

my next challenge was to use the free sat nav app that comes FOC with the player (historically I have always used my iphone -copilot) It did VERY well. got from bournemouth to a flat in the middle of bristol with no problems what so ever :). struggled a bit with entering the postcode at first but once that was sorted it was plain sailing..

Next test was conducted in the gym. How would the experience differ from the iphone.. well the main difference is the Volume (alot LOUDER!). i Often have the volume on full blast on the iphone but barely need more that halfway with the samsung (full blast would cripple my brain)

Other positives - you can increase memory capacity to around 40gb on this product by adding a 32gb memory card - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-Class-Micro-Extreme-Speed/dp/B005FY61EK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1345206604&sr=8-1.. I picked up mine for £20 which basicly means for around £170 you can have a 40gb mp3 player!

What else.. I have always bought my music from itunes and subsequently come close to bankruptcy. Using this player has opened my eyes to a number of way more "affordable" methods of listening to your favourite tunes...
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I was extremely pleased to open the box and find that the MP3 player had already got a 8GB Micro SD card in it, so it has 8GB onboard and then this 8GB attached. This is now a 16GB player for the price! SWEET!

I also like the fact it comes with 3 cases. All these extras with such a storage capacity! Brilliant!

Great Value for money here!
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Where to start? It strikes me as incredibly obvious that this is intended to be a much cheaper alternative to the very popular and highly useable Apple iPod touch. Not only is the display and set up highly similiar (especially the way it shows album covers, etc, during your music play), but the set up of the camera lenses, the shape, the buttons, even the way the apps are laid out - all very similar.

However lets ignore all of that for now, because there are far too many positive things to say about this player.

* Incredibly easy to set up. You don't need to install iTunes or a Media program of similar standard to shove all your mp3's onto the device itself. Basically dragging with Windows explorer is all you need to understand to get your music onto this.

* Lists all your mp3's by artist, album or song, and there's an alphabetical slider at the right so you can quickly pinpoint what you're looking for.

* The display is beautifully eyewateringly sharp, the colours are wonderfully vivid.

* The camera FAR exceeds that of the Apple iPod; no graininess, and it doesn't blur quite as easily. No flash, however (but there wasn't on iPod touch either). Also doubles as a video camera, and there are a back and front camera (again, just like iPod).

* Has FM radio tuner (and you can save some of the stations as a preset).

* Comes with a few games including Fifa12 and Angry Birds and plenty of apps including a book reader, Google messenger, Youtube viewer, an app for locating places in your area, a calculator, a weather app, task manager, voice recorder, local news and many more.

* Has a memory card slot inside (the memory card is in it) so you can expand your music memory (something you can't do with iPod).
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