While it may not be at the top of most peoples shopping list given the €700 price tag it will carry, it's certainly going to be made available to those who can afford it. The Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S was officially announced this week. The spec sheet for the device looks -- well, it looks like any other GSM variation of the Galaxy S except you get a fancy Giorgio Armani GUI to go along with it. The Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S will be available starting in December with Italy then Netherlands, UK and Russia. Full press release from Samsung is available after the break.
Giorgio Armani and Samsung create a special GALAXY S
Sleek design, powerful technology and luxury in one smart phone
SEOUL, Korea – November 16, 2010 - The partnership between Giorgio Armani and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. continues to grow. Combining style and cutting-edge technology, this alliance has come up with an exclusive edition smartphone, the Giorgio Armani Samsung GALAXY S.
The Giorgio Armani-designed body of the smart phone comes equipped with a brilliant SUPER AMOLED display that looks great even in direct sunlight and an array of intelligent features, such as integrated messaging, SWYPE for efficient texting on-the-go, Android market™ and more.
Exquisite Design - The essence of Armani
The Giorgio Armani Samsung GALAXY S exterior embodies quintessential Armani sophistication. Adding a touch of distinction, the sleek body comes adorned with an exclusive Armani-patterned back metal cover. And at 9.9 mm, the new Armani Samsung GALAXY S is slim and stylish, the perfect accessory to throw in your pocket.
Intelligent Features – A smarter life
The Giorgio Armani Samsung GALAXY S provides you with intelligent features to ensure you’re always connected. A Social Hub with integrated messaging incorporates your phonebook, calendar, history and SNS all into one seamless, one-page layout.
Personalized Customization – Individual touch
The Giorgio Armani Samsung GALAXY S comes complete with Android Market™ and Samsung Apps, so you can choose from countless downloadable applications including utility apps, games, health and lifestyle apps, and e-books. The Giorgio Armani- designed interface provides a selection of exclusive content, including ringtones, fonts and on/off animation for greater personalization and style.
“The long-standing partnership between Samsung and Giorgio Armani has produced a finely crafted handset that reflects the user’s refined tastes. It has been magnificent to see Samsung’s design and technological expertise matched with one of the most prestigious and stylish brands in the world,” said YH Lee, Senior Vice President of the Samsung Mobile Marketing.
Starting December, the Giorgio Armani Samsung GALAXY S will be available in Giorgio Armani boutiques and in major mobile phone stores in Italy and will be gradually rolled out globally in 2011.
Giorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S Product Specifications