Samsung had launched the Samsung S5560 touchscreen mobile at the end of 2009. It was a slick looking handset that was dubbed the Samsung Player 5 in France. That same device has taken on another suffix and is now called the Samsung Player 5 Anelka.
Exclusively offered by Virgin Mobile France, the Samsung Player 5 Anelka phone is white and comes with a case signed by Nicolas Anelka, the French football star who currently plays in the UK at Chelsea. The Samsung Player 5 Anelka Edition phone features a 3-inch WQVGA touchscreen display (240×400 pixels), TouchWiz UI, 5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Music Player, FM Radio, 78MB internal memory, 3.5mm headset jack and microSD card slot (includes a 4GB card with exclusive Anelka content).
Exclusively available through Virgin Mobile France the Samsung Player 5 Anelka is available for €1 on contract, or €179 ($225) on Pay As You Go.