Review: Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate for AT&T
The Exhilarate offers both the Google Play Music application and the older stock media player. The media player is a generic piece of software that can be used to access and playback media stored on the device. The Google Play Music application lets you stream your library from Google's servers over the network. It also lets you purchase music from the Google Play Store.
Music can be played back through attached headphones, or sent via Bluetooth to properly-equipped Bluetooth devices. Sound quality of music playback was quite good through both.
As far as video goes, the Exhilarate has the stock Android video player, YouTube, AT&T TV, and the Google Play application on board for renting or buying movies. The Exhilarate easily handled video content that I side-loaded, and it worked well for viewing most video content that I could find.
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The Exhilarate also comes with Samsung's Media Hub. Users can access the Media Hub to download movies and television shows, but not music. Rental fees and sale prices vary by title. It basically dupes the functionality of Google Play.
AllShare is on board for those who like to share their multimedia files with DLNA-compatible devices, such as HDTVs.
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