Samsung announces mobile device with DAB

Samsung are to release a new device which has a built-in DAB+ receiver.

The Galaxy S Wifi 5.0 also has a TV receiver and will use the Android platform when it’s released in April.

Samsung have teamed up with the International DMB Advancement Group (IDAG) to work on the device, which will go on sale in the UK as well as Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Norway and South Africa.

Byung Joon Jang, Director of MID Sales & Marketing at Samsung Electronics, said: “Samsung believes that such functionalities will take GALAXY S WiFi 5.0 to a new level. Built-in DMB/DAB+ provides excellent radio and TV experiences on the go.”

Gunnar Garfors, President of IDAG, added: “The functionalities of the Samsung GALAXY S WiFi 5.0 stand out. We expect that Samsung’s entry into this area will inspire new fans of digital radio and mobile TV.”

This unit, despite our earlier report does not include the facilities of a mobile phone.

Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 10:19 am by RadioToday UK

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