March 13, 2003 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG Electronics Showcases the World’s First GPRS Wrist Watch Phone On Sale in Europe Q4 2003

Hanover, March 13 2003 ? SAMSUNG Electronics, a world leader in consumer electronics, introduces the first “Dick Tracy” style GPRS wristwatch phone at CeBIT 2003.



The GPRS Class 10 watch phone, offers one and a half hours of continuous talk time and 80 hours of stand-by time at the flick of a wrist. The handset also supports voice activated dialing and includes a built-in phone book and 40 different polyphonic ring tones.



Sang Jin Park, Senior Vice President & General Manager for Mobile Communication Division, Telecommunication Network Business of SAMSUNG Electronics said: “Consumer research tells us that people want lightweight phone solutions, as part of the need to stay in touch wherever they go and whatever they are doing.”



The phone, which weighs under 80 grams including battery and measures just 37.8 x 64 x 17.7 mm. The phone supports WAP 1.2, Bluetooth and Speakerphone technologies.



To maximize users’ experience, the watch phone comes with a bright, easy to read 256 OLED (Organic Light Emitting Display) color screen that features generous 96 x 64 pixel resolution.


The phone will go on sale across Europe in Q4 2003 as the world’s smallest GPRS phone.




For more information, please visit http:// www.samsung.com



General Specifications
BandGSM 900 / 1800 MHz

GPRS Class 10, PBCCH supportDisplay94 x 64 pixels, OLED colorMelody40 Polyphonic Ring ToneDimension37.8 x 64 x 17.7 mmWeightUnder 80g (including battery)BatteryLi-ion: 400mAh (Slim)

1h30m talk time; 80h standby
Key Features
.Wap 1.2
.Bluetooth
.Speaker Phone support


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