With the GoGear Connect 3 – an Android-powered portable media player – Philipsaims to take on the Apple iPod Toch and Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi devices.
It has a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x320 pixels, comes with 8 or 16GB storage, has an onboard speaker, microphone, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for wireless connectivity. The battery backup is claimed at 25hours for audio and 4 hours for HD video playback.
The device will run Android 2.3.3 and provide full market access. No official specifications for the hardware have been announced. It is expected to launch towards the end of this year at a price of $315 for the 16GB version.