Rogers launches the Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700; Android 2.1 update coming soon
The Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 is now available in Canada thanks to Rogers, which sells the Android smartphone for $79.99 with a 3-yr contract agreement. If you want to buy the handset free of contract, you’ll have to pay $449.99.
At the moment, Rogers’ Galaxy Spica runs Android 1.5. However, BGR has it that the largest Canadian carrier will upgrade it to Android 2.1 sometime soon.
Until then, you should know that the Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 features a 3.2 inch HVGA touchscreen display, HSDPA, Wi-Fi, GPS, 3.5mm headset jack, 3.2MP camera and MicroSD card support.
Canadian customers can buy the Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 via Rogers’ website. The handset is Rogers’ fourth Android smartphone, after the HTC Dream, HTC Magic and LG Eve.