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Samsung 3.6-Inch Galaxy Player (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

by Samsung
3.8 out of 5 stars 261 customer reviews
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  • OS: Android (Version 2.3 Gingerbread)
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi: 802.11b/g/n)
  • Memory Capacity: 8 GB (Expandable with MicroSD Card up to 32 GB)
  • Display Resolution: HVGA (480x320)
  • Camera (Front: VGA/Back: 2.0M, AF)
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Technical Details

Product Packaging: Standard Packaging
  • Model Number: YP-GS1CB/XAA
  • Hardware Platform: PC
  • Computer CPU Type: Intel Core Duo
  • Processor Count: 1
  • Computer CPU Manufacturer: Intel
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Product Description

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Product Description

Freedom just got more fun and portable with the Samsung Galaxy Player WiFi. Easily connect to WiFi hotspots anywhere to get instant access to all of your games, music, videos, and more. And with the Galaxy Player’s Android open platform, the world of apps is a touch away.Formats Supported: Video: AVI, MP4, 3GP, WMV, ASF, MKV, FLV,Audio: MP3, WMA, Ogg, FLAC, AAC, WAV,Photo: JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG,Text: Word File (doc, docx, xml, txt, rtf, dot, dotx), Excel File (xls, xlsx, csv, xlt, xltx), PowerPoint (ppt, pptx, pot, potx, pps, ppsx), PDF.

From the Manufacturer

Enjoy music, photos, videos, and more on the go with the Galaxy Player 3.6. This portable media player sports a 3.6-inch screen and built-in Wi-Fi, allowing you to access the web without incurring monthly service fees. Not only does the Galaxy Player give you access to all your favorite music apps and Internet radio stations, but it also features a built-in radio tuner. SoundAlive technology ensures that your music sounds pristine, while the Galaxy Player's drag-and-drop functionality makes it easy to manage your media files. The Galaxy Player offers dual cameras for video chatting or taking photos and it runs on Android 2.3, Gingerbread for optimal performance.

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  • Fun on the go
  • Connect and share with your friends
  • Multimedia powerhouse

Fun On the Go

Access Over 450,000 Apps

The Galaxy Player 3.6 gives you access to both Google Play, which has more than 450,000 apps, and Samsung Apps, which offers apps designed just for the Galaxy Player.

Online Music Listening--Wherever You Are

Thanks to built-in Wi-Fi, the Galaxy Player 3.6 lets you enjoy online music wherever you go without any monthly service fees. Enjoy your favorite music apps, Internet radio stations, and more. You can also manage your own digital music library with ease using the Galaxy Player's drag-and-drop functionality and the Kies Air app, which keeps all your multimedia content in one place.

SoundAlive Technology for Optimal Sound

The Galaxy Player 3.6 features SoundAlive, a Samsung audio technology that delivers spacious sound, deep bass, enhanced tone, and exceptional clarity. It also makes automatic adjustments to the sound quality by analyzing the source and customizes sound for movies or music.

Video Chat

Connect and Share with Your Friends

Dual Cameras for Video Chat

The Galaxy Player has a 2 MP rear-facing camera and a VGA front-facing camera. Using a Wi-Fi connection, you can conduct video chats with your friends one-on-one or as a group and instantly share content and images.

Bluetooth Enabled to Use as Handset

You can use the Galaxy Player's built-in Bluetooth capability to pair it with your phone and use it as an additional handset.

Social Hub
Social Hub Keeps You in Touch with Friends

The Galaxy Player comes installed with Social Hub, a Samsung service that enables you to sync your contacts and calendar events with sites like Google, Yahoo, Windows Live, Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace. Using push technology, the service delivers emails, calendar notifications, and social network updates instantly. As a result, you can stay connected more easily with friends and family members.

Multimedia Powerhouse

Android Gingerbread
Android 2.3, Gingerbread for Fast Performance

The Galaxy Player features a 1 GHz processor and is powered by Android 2.3, Gingerbread for fast performance whether you're browsing the web or enjoying music, photos, or videos.

Adobe Flash compatibility gives you access to more videos, games, and other rich content online. Additionally, you can use the Galaxy Player's microSD card slot to add up to 32GB of additional data storage or easily transfer music and picture files.

Share Videos and Photos on the Big Screen

Using AllShare--Samsung's content-sharing service--you can play movies, music, and other files from your Galaxy Player 3.6 on any DLNA-compatible TV. Simply connect the Galaxy Player with your TV through the AllShare interface. Share photos from a recent trip on your HDTV or watch your favorite movies at a friend's house.

Product and Warranty Information

The Galaxy Player 3.6 measures 4.52 by 2.45 by 0.38 inches (H x W x D) and weighs 0.24 pounds. It is backed by a one-year warranty.

What's in the Box

Galaxy Player 3.6, earphones, USB cable, travel charger, battery, and quick start guide.

Product Information

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Technical Details

Brand Name Samsung
Item Weight 3.8 ounces
Product Dimensions 0.4 x 2.5 x 4.6 inches
Origin Made in USA
Item model number YP-GS1CB/XAA
Batteries 1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)
Wireless Comm Standard 802.11bgn
Operating System Android
Number of Items 1
Item Display dimensions L x W x H 3 x 2.25 x 5.25 inches

Additional Information

Customer Reviews
3.8 out of 5 stars 261 customer reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars
Shipping Weight 9.6 ounces
Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S.
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Date First Available April 1, 2012

Customer Reviews

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My older ipod nano is sadly starting to die on me, and so I decided to look around for something new. I am not a fan of the design of the new weirdly small nanos, but I didn't want to spend a ridiculous amount of money on an ipod touch or classic. I became very excited when stumbling upon this player, and after much debate, I finally gave in and decided to get the 3.6 player.

I've had it for about a week now, but I am very happy with it. I was mostly reluctant to buy this because I guess you could say I'm "married to itunes". All of my music and so on has been itunes centered for the past 5 or 6 years, so transitioning and working around it is a little weird, but I think I'll just download Samsung Kies or something and see how that goes. I'm really trying to avoid having to use Windows Media Player. This is probably my only big issue.

The screen is great! I've used friends' iphones and itouches before, and this screen definitely is just as good if not better. (Then again, I am definitely not an apple/mac person at all, haha. But I still stand by what I said.) Typing anything on it is a breeze, and since I have skype on mine, sending quick IMs is super quick and easy. It's a very responsive screen, and feels very solid.

So far it's very fast. It hasn't frozen on me yet either. My previous ipods would all often freeze up or need to be restarted. It is still pretty new though, to be fair.

Another main reason I got this was because I can easily make this a 32GB, but don't have to spend the extra freaking $100 for it! This is a MAJOR plus for me. Plus this already comes with a 8GB card in it, and it costs over $50 less than the 8GB itouch.
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When my ipod nano final generation took it's final breath I went in search of a mp3 player that meets my specific requirements and would not break my wallet. What I needed was a mp3 player that had bluetooth connectivity and would connect to my Amazon Cloud Player for all my songs as well as stream from internet radios as well. I had a sansa before my ipod and was quite happy with the way that little machine would talk to all other software and wasn't tied to a particular product. The Sonys caught my eye until Amazon sent me a recommendation that included this little gem. The 3.6" size was not too big and it wasn't too small, it had bluetooth so I could connect it to my Logitech Speakers and have great sound, it's an android device so I'm familiar with the technology aspect of it and most of all it works with practically everything I needed it to. Amazon Cloud is on here, so I can listen to and download as many songs as I want to on this device, I have Pandora and Overdrive so radio and audio books are a piece of cake as well. My only gripe is that google doesn't play with wma format of books, but that's an android issue not the player. Skype and the cameras work well, even though this one is a step down in graphics from the 4" one, I haven't noticed much, I don't watch movies on this screen so I'm not affected by the graphics difference, (the angry birds look angry enough). The best part is the expandable memory, I added a 32Gb card to my player so there is never a need to worry about storage capacity.
My sister has an ipod touch and she loves it, I say to each their own, she lives and breathes mac, I prefer to have a choice, plus I like getting more for my money, and this player certainly gives me that.
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I brought this Samsung Galaxy for my 10 year old daughter, as an alternative for IPOD Touch. I am extremely satisfied with the product after having for more than a month.

This product is very easy to use, my other four year old daughter is also use very easily.

It has good sound quality as a MP3 player and all other features are also works very good.

I haven't tried Google Map yet.
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This review concerns the 3.6 Samsung Galaxy Player.

I was initially torn between getting this or the 4th Generation iPod Touch. I've wanted the iPod Touch 4G for the longest. However, and the more I thought about the Samsung Galaxy Player series, I began to slowly be more convinced about the SGP 3.6 over the iPod Touch 4G. Its dimensions are only slightly larger than the iPod Touch 4G.

Okay. The SGP 3.6 may not be beautiful. It may not have the awesome Retina Display of its Apple rival. It may not be shiny and beautiful. You may give up a lot to the iPod Touch series in comparison to the SGP 3.6. But in all seriousness, you are not giving up much of anything because this device delivers the goods even at $50 US dollars less than the iPod Touch 4G. It has solid sound quality and sounds great whether with headphones or from the 3.6's mono speaker. Having the full compliment of the Android "Gingerbread" interface as well as the Google ecosystem is just enough to keep you entertained. Enjoy the full compliment of apps from the Google Play store. You can also enjoy WiFi access. People complain about and call this a phone. It is NOT a phone- it is a dedicated portable media player. So don't hate on this device just because it isn't a proper smartphone. Also, feel free to add extra storage by sticking in a microSD card of up to 32GB for even more storage.

Here are my only disappointments with the Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6... (1) its display is more than serviceable, but you will have loads of trouble trying to see its screen in broad sunlight. (2) Its USB cord is very short- it is about maybe three feet short. I may recommend you get a longer USB cable that is compatible with the SGP 3.6. (3) Do not use this as your replacement camcorder or video camera.
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