Samsung YP-GI1C Galaxy Player 4.2

  • Samsung YP-GI1C Galaxy Player 4.2
Based on 6 scores, 9 reviews available
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  • Thin and light.
  • Good quality screen is big but not too big.
  • Expandable storage.


  • Mediocre cameras.
  • Plasticky, cheapfeeling build.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 70

With Apple dominating nearly 70 percent of the MP3 player market, there would seem to be little incentive for competitors to jump into the fray. But Samsung isn't likely to shrink from a challenge from Apple or anyone else, leaving no stone unturned as...

By LaptopMag on 70

Samsung's Galaxy Player 4.2 is a good iPod touch alternative, offering a large screen, great speakers and easy access to Android games and...

By Pocket-lint on 80

A great music player, but perhaps a little too costly to be worth considering if you have a modern phone....

By Engadget on

By now, you have probably gathered that while there isn't much wrong with the Galaxy Player 4.2, we feel Samsung could have tried harder. As we've noted throughout this review, 100 percent of the functionality of this device is available in any recent...

By PC World on 80

With its generous display, expandable storage, and thin-and-light design, the Galaxy Player 4.2 is a solid option for anyone looking for an Android-powered media player....

By on

Samsung's Galaxy Player series has many nice models. But the 4.2 we analyzed here is the...

By Phone Arena on 45

We’ve said it before people and we’ll continue to say it again – well, that’s unless a future variant is outfitted with better hardware. On the outside, it’s fairly evident that the Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 is a beefy looking dedicated media device,...

By cnet on 70

When it comes to competing with Apple's iPod Touch media player, the Galaxy Player 4.2 is Samsung's best effort yet, but it's still playing...

By SlashGear on

If I had to choose one Galaxy Player from the whole lineup released or announced thus far to work with, this would be it. The Galaxy Player 3.6 is just a bit too small to want to work with, and the Galaxy Player 5.0 is much too thick to want to have...