From news we gathered, another Android handset will make its way to Singapore. The upcoming Android phone is from Samsung. The Samsung GalaxySpica or SGH-i5700 is an android phone based on the Cupcake 1.5 (don’t understand why 1.5 or 1.6 still).

So, if you are waiting to buy a non HTC Android handset, there is now Motorola Dext, Samsung GalaxySpica and another upcoming is the LG GW620 which are all released in overseas market late last year.

It is said that the GalaxySpica will be available on sale this weekend if the rumour is right. Stay tuned.

* LATEST : It will be available this weekend from major telcos *

Here are the specifications of this phone

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
Announced 2009, September
Size Dimensions 115 x 57 x 13.2 mm
Weight 124 g
Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 320 x 480 pixels, 3.2 inches
– Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Speakerphone Yes
– 3.5 mm audio jack
– DNSe (Digital Natural Sound Engine)
Memory Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records Practically unlimited
Internal 180 MB storage
Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB, buy memory
Data GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 12
3G HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth Yes v2.1 with A2DP
Infrared port No
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus
Features Geo-tagging
Video Yes
Secondary No
Features OS Android OS, v1.5 (Cupcake)
CPU 800MHz processor
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM
Browser HTML
Radio No
Games Yes
Colors Black, White
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
– Digital compas
– MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV/DivX player
– MP3/e-AAC+/WMA player
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk integration
– Voice memo
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Stand-by Up to 650 h
Talk time Up to 11 h 30 min