August 01, 2005 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG Introduces a ‘Korea-Japan Roaming Phone’

Seoul , Korea , - August 1, 2005 - Samsung Electronics announced the launch of a multi-function Korea – Japan roaming mobile phone (model: SCH-V670). V670 also comes with the latest multimedia features (MP3, VOD, MOD, etc.), as well as diverse cutting-edge features, including file viewer and mobile printing.
V670 is Samsung' s second edition after unveiling its first Korea – Japan roaming mobile phones (model: SCH-X600, SPH-X6000) during the 2002 World Cup season.
Users can use their own phones when traveling in countries that use same frequency CDMA technology. However for Japan , users had to rent a phone that works in Japan . V670 allows the Korean user to use the phone in Japan without having to rent a mobile phone separately . When the phone owner selects a country for international roaming from the menu, roaming is activated without having to call the service provider before leaving the country.
In addition, as this model is based on the EV-DO technology, the phone allows rich multimedia contents to be downloaded as well. Thus, enjoying music or video through the phone via cutting-edge multimedia features such as MP3, VOD, and MOD while in Japan , whether on business or pleasure, is possible.
V670 has a wide range of business task support features for those frequenting Japan on business trips. A file viewer feature displays MS Office, PDF and JPG files directly on the phone . Wired and wireless mobile printing is supported supported and portable disks for file portability are equipped on the phone as well.
A sophisticated antenna-style design imbues a luxurious image while convenient and refined new graphic user interface supports eight different styles of calligraphy, maximizing user convenience and satisfaction in both internal and external designs.
It comes packed with a 1.3 mega pixel camera , GPS , remote control function for TVs, game players, and air conditioners . Additionally, an mobile-commerce function is supported . The phone offers 2 colors - in smoky bl a ck or silver. The phone is available in Korea at around USD 500.
Product Features:

- Automatic roaming between Korea and Japan

- Latest multimedia support (VOD / MOD / MP3)

- 1.3 mega pixel camera

- Mobile-Commerce: Mobile banking and pay card for public transportation

- File viewer and a portable disk feature

- Wired and wireless printing via IrDA and Pictbridge

- Doubles as a remote control for various home appliances


About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2004 parent company sales of US$55.2 billion and net income of US$10.3 billion. Employing approximately 1 1 3,000 people in over 90 offices in 48 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing brands, Samsung Electronics is the world's largest producer of color monitors, color TVs, memory chips and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.


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