The Samsung Beam, a smartphone with a built-in projector, has made it from concept to reality at Mobile World Congress 2012 on Sunday with the company announcing that it will be seling the new phone in the UK in the coming months.

The new phone, first spotted in 2010, will let people share photos, videos and other digital media with family or friends by beaming an image up to 50-inches. Despite featuring a full built-in projector, the Galaxy Beam will measure 12.5mm thick.

However those hoping it will pack the latest version of Android (Ice Cream Sandwich) will be disappointed. In a throwback to 2010 the Beam runs on Android 2.3.

The phone will have a 1GHz dual-core processor,  8GB of internal memory and a 2000 mAh battery.

When the Galaxy Beam first turned up in 2010 it had a smaller screen and silver design 

Other tech specs include It MPEG4, H.264, WMV, Xvid and DivX support and HSPA+ connectivity.

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