March 13, 2003 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG Electronics Introduces Range of Smart phones

Hanover, March 13 2003 ?The European consumers will be able to experience at CeBIT 2003, the latest smart phones launched by SAMSUNG Electronics, the giant mobile manufacture, which includes the Palm OS based SGH-i500, the Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 based SGH-i700 and the SGH-D700, based on the Symbian OS.

The SGH-i500 is SAMSUNG ’s very first phone using the Palm OS 5.2. The GPRS tri-band phone features a PDA, MMS, WAP 2.0 browser and built-in 300,000 pixel CMOS camera making full use of the 65,000 color, TFT-LCD screen. Measuring 87 x 54 x 26.9 mm the phone weighs just 150g. It also has a media pack supporting video, audio and still images.

SAMSUNG’s SGH-i700 Smart phone is based on Microsoft’s Pocket PC 2002 platform with Pocket Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as Pocket MSN Messenger and Internet Explorer, making it idea for business people who want to keep in contact with the office or customers whilst on the move.

The SGH-i700 is also a GPRS tri-band handset with a full range of features including Media Player, MMS, WAP 2.0 browser, voice recognition. It includes HTML and WML Internet access, a built-in 300,000 pixel digital camera, 65,000 color TFT-LCD screen and USB/IrDA interface.

Completing the trio of new SAMSUNG Smart phones is the SGH-D700, based on the Symbian OS and Series60 UI platform. This includes wireless Internet access in a compact clamshell form.

The SGH-D700 has a rotating LCD screen and a camcorder feature with a built-in VGA 300K pixel digital camera. The video messaging feature enables users to exchange clips of film through MMS and e-mail. It also is fully portable and can access existing wireless data services and voice call systems. It has a MP3 playback feature and includes full MMS, which allows users to create and send their own multimedia content. The interface for PC Sync is operated through USB and it gives higher speed data rates.

The new phones will be launched in Europe in Q3 of 2003.

"This range of new mobile phones represents an enormous step toward a new era of wireless Web communications," said Sang Jin Park, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Mobile Communication Division at SAMSUNG Electronics.

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General Specifications SGH-i500
BandGPRS Tri-band 900/1800/1900MHzDimensions87 x 54 x 26.9 (mm), 150 (g)PlatformPalm OS 5.2Display162 x 176 pixels (324 x 352 support), TFT 65k ColorCameraCMOS: 300K pixelsBattery1100/1700 mAhMemoryMemory 32MB DRAMLaunchingTBC
Key Features
.Orgarnic LED Sub LCD display (256 color)
.MMS Client/ WAP 2.0 browser
.Integrated Camera
.J2ME (MIDP 2.0)

General Specifications SGH-i700
BandGPRS Tri-band 900/1800/1900MHzDimensions132 x 70 x 16.5 (mm), 170 (g)PlatformPocket PC 2002 phone editionDisplay240 x 320 pixels, TFT 65k ColorCameraCMOS: 300k pixelsBattery1100/1700 mAhMemoryMemory 32MB DRAMLaunchingQ3, 2003
Key Features
.Internet access (HTML, WML)
.Standard MIDI sound
.Voice recognition (V-PIMs)
.Enterprise DB Client
.Pocket Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
.Pocket MSN Messenger, Internet Explorer
.MMS Client/WAP 2.0 Browser
.USB/IrDA interface
.Bundle games

General Specifications SGH-D700
BandGSM 900/1800/1900MHzDimensions89 x 49 x 23(mm), 110 (g)PlatformSymbian OSDisplay176 x 208 pixels, TFT 65k ColorCameraVGA type: 640x480, 300K pixelsBatteryLi-lon: 800mAh (St), 1200mAh (Ex)MemoryExpansion Memory slot: MMC-CardLaunchingQ3, 2003
Key Features
.UI: Series 60
.Video Messaging through MMS and e-mail
.E-Mail Clients: SMTP, POP3, IMAP4
.SyncML: vCard, vCalendar
.USB/IrDA Interface
.Voice Memo and Voice Recognition (Name dialing / Voice command)
.Video clip playback using Real One player
.MIDI and WAV for Ringtone and MP3 music player
.MS Mobile Outlook compatible

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