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Galaxy Player is a Samsung Galaxy S without the 3G phone

Samsung set to introduce iPod Touch rival

Samsung is set to unveil an iPod Touch competitor at the CES 2011 show next month in the form of the Android-powered Galaxy Player, similar to the firm’s Galaxy S smartphone.

Reportedly coming in 8, 16 and 32GB storage capacities, the Samsung Galaxy Player is just 9.9mm thick, runs Android 2.2 and is equipped with the 1GHz Samsung ‘Hummingbird’ CPU and a 4-inch LCD with 800 x 480 screen resolution.

Looking very much like a Samsung Galaxy S minus the 3G phone features, the device does however have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and two cameras: a 3.2 megapixel rear-facing camera and VGA resolution forward camera.

GPS is also built-in as well as a microSD card slot and in a similar move to Apple, the Galaxy S Player will run applications from the Samsung Apps store.

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