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Samsung Galaxy R/GT-I9103

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Samsung Galaxy R
Galaxy R
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Model Number: See Page
Device Type: Phone
Manufacturer: Samsung Samsung-icon.png
Release Date: 08/2011
Operating System: Android Android-icon.jpg
Dimensions: 125 x 66 x 9.5 mm
Weight: 135 Gramms
Display: 480 x 800 pixels, 4.2 inches (~222 ppi pixel density)
Chipset: Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H
RAM: Not Known
Internal Memory: 1 GB RAM
Memory Card: MicroSD upto 32GB
Networks: Quadband GSM
Wi-fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB: Not Known
Bluetooth: v3.0 with A2DP, EDR
NFC: Not Known
GPS: Yes
Video out: Not Known
Camera: 5.0 megapixel with LED Flash
Secondary Camera: 1.3 Mp
Battery: 1650 mAh
Other features
Additional Features: SNS integration,
                     MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, 
                     MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player

Organizer, Image/video editor, Document editor, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype).


The Samsung Galaxy R i9103 (a.k.a Galaxy Royale) is an Android Smartphone that packs in a lot of features and is the first handset from Samsung to use the Nvidia Tegra chipset. This LIMITED EDITION Android smartphone has a 1GHz Dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor with ULP GeForce GPU(octa-core)which has a rich audio-video codecs support for multimedia playback. It provides console quality gaming experience & enjoyable multimedia playback on its 4.23" bright SC-LCD screen. It has a pretty sleek profile at 9.5mm thickness which is graced by a premium brushed metallic finish on its back. The Wolfson WM8994 Audio DAC provides one of the best audio playback quality. The device provides an above average battery backup & an excellent standby time.

XDA-Developers Forums for the Phone

The sub-forums on XDA Dev are located here.

There are four sub-forums under it:

  1. Galaxy R i9103 General
  2. Galaxy R i9103 Android Development
  3. Galaxy R i9103 Themes and Apps
  4. Galaxy R i9103 Accessories
  5. Galaxy R i9103 Q&A

Guides, How-Tos & Tutorials


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  • Flashing Stock Roms via Odin A step-by-step guide to using the ODIN program to install a Samsung-provided, factory-fresh ROM to your device.
  • Unbrick your Galaxy R An advanced procedure for recovering your handset from a catastrophic failure, also known as a brick.
  • Change Bootanimation A step-by-step guide to changing your boot-up animation to a custom one, with several options provided.

How-Tos & Tutorials

Stock Firmwares for the Galaxy R (GB + ICS)

Custom Kernel's & Custom ROM's for Galaxy R

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Kernel's Based on GB:

ROM's Based on ICS:

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Samsung Based:

AOSP Based:

Custom Recoveries for Galaxy R