As part of the Open Handset Alliance it may not come as a complete surprise but Samsung are said to have confirmed that they will be launching their own Android phone. According to a report by News Oxy, the phone will feature a full touch-screen, though there is no mention of a QWERTY keypad as found on the T-Mobile G1, the world's first handset to run on the Google Android open platform. As a Google device, users can expect a variety of mobile applications, including Google Maps, G-Talk messenger, G-Mail and Google Search.
Samsung along with HTC, LG, Motorola and Sony Ericsson are all members of the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of manufacturers who support the Android platform. Google Android devices have access to the open platform giving them a host of downloadable applications for free.
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