Samsung Philippines confirmed for the folks over at TechPinas that the Galaxy S Advance is expected to arrive in stores in the next few weeks. The official suggested retail price is Php 22,990 or about $535 making it a high-midrange, borderline high-end release. The Samsung GALAXY S Advance (model GT-I9070) comes with specs that sets between the popular Samsung GALAXY S and its first dual core phone, the Samsung GALAXY S II. The phone is powered by Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread operating system with TouchWiz 4.0 UI on top. The smartphone packs a dual core processor clocked at 1 GHz, as well as 8GB of internal memory, 768MB of RAM and 2GB of ROM. Hardware specifications include a curved Gorilla Glass 4″ Super AMOLED display at WVGA resolution, and a 5-megapixel shooter located at the back which is capable of 720p video recording
It also has a whole range of connectivity options including Wifi, Bluetooth and 3G HSDPA.