The Good Android 2.1 is feature-packed; plenty of apps to download; setting up email and social-networking accounts is intuitive and easy.
The Bad Sluggish; touchscreen feels cheap; music player is unmodified and flawed; iPod touch is slicker but not much more expensive.
The Bottom Line The Android-based Samsung Galaxy Player 50 aims to knock Apple's iPod touch off its pedestal, but fails. A number of flaws mean this media player feels rushed and generally unimpressive.
Samsung Galaxy Player 50
No longer content with firing potshots at Apple's smart phones, Samsung has chosen to open a new front, taking on the media player. Like its rival, Samsung's Galaxy Player does more than just play music.in the ongoing war of the
Running on2.1, it offers all the features of a smart phone but without the call capability. You can buy apps from the Android Market and Samsung's store, use Google's mobile services, and, if you're near a wireless hotspot, browse the Web. As added incentives, the Galaxy Player has a detachable battery and a 2-megapixel camera.
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