SEOUL, Korea - December 23, 2009 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today announced a firmware update to the Samsung I8910 HD (OMNIAHD, GT-I8910) to further improve the speed of multimedia performance and add new functionality to the device.
The firmware update will be available via PC Studio 7, Samsung’s unique in-house software upgrade program. PC Studio 7 was included in the package of I8910 HD or can be downloaded at the Samsung mobile website (http://www.samsungmobile.com).
The I8910 HD is Samsung’s ultimate multimedia powerhouse with high definition, giving users full-touch control of their multimedia lives. The new firmware improves the user experience by delivering faster Web browsing, an improved graphics engine and enhanced full-touch screen experience:
-Webkit update: A faster user-interface when online, for swift navigation of your favourite websites
-Graphic engine: An improved graphic engine, increasing the speed to access the multimedia content
-Kinetic scrolling: The addition of a kinetic scrolling system provides a superior full-touch experience
The firmware update will be available from January 2010 in the UK and gradually rolled out to other European markets, Southeast Asia, the Middle East Asia, Africa and rest of the world.
Samsung I8910 HD
The Samsung I8910 HD is the ultimate multimedia powerhouse with HD brilliance. Samsung I8910 HD is Samsung’s first Symbian full-touch handset and features the world’s first 720P HD video recording and decoding on mobile, as well as the world’s largest AMOLED screen on a mobile device. Launched in May 2009, the Samsung I8910 HD has won numerous awards, including European Camera Phone in the 2009-2010 European Imaging & Sound Association (EISA) Awards.
About Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 164,600 people in 179 offices across 61 countries, the company consists of seven independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.