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October 13, 1999 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG Demonstrates Advanced Call and Voice

(GENEVA, 9th October, 1999) - Samsung is showing four mobile phones that support both CDMA 800/1900 frequencies and analog capabilities. Globally, Samsung has successfully commercialized a CDMA (code division multiple access) network, which has received worldwide recognition for its state-of-the- art technology.

The latest CDMA dual-band phones offer a variety of advanced call and voice features such as voice activated dialling, voice memo and voice message retrieval. All the phones feature a large LCD display in a stylish compact design and convenience features such as language options, enhanced roaming and a backlight for easy viewing of the keypad and display.

At the show, Samsung is demonstrating the SCH-8500 mobile handset with a small folder design and the SCH-3500 with a flip-up cover. Both models feature a large graphical LCD display that can support 5 lines of text, SCH-8500 and 4 lines of text, SCH-3500. Additionally, the two handsets provide users with numerous advanced features such as a calendar, to-do list, ability to record a voice message, scratchpad memory and programmable banner.

Other CDMA handsets on display, is the SCH-6100, which offers the most advanced features of any CDMA phone on the market today and the SCH-611, which is one of the lightest CDMA phones available with its ultra-thin design and weight at only 89 grams. With the SCH-6100, users can access voicemail with a one-touch function, choose from 13 different ring types, and use the built-in calculator, extensive phone book and world clock. The SCH-611 with its very small footprint and large screen display offers a variety of language options and
voice dialling capabilities.

All the Samsung CDMA handsets offer short messaging service (SMS)
capabilities, voice activated dialling up to 20 phone numbers, vibration alert,
automatic redialling, call timers,
caller ID, call forwarding, call waiting, three-way calling and a backlight to view keypad and display. There is also capabilities for PC synchronisation of names and numbers in a personal phone book is easily accessible with the optional data kit, which includes a software modem to complete data communications. Also, all four handsets offer a variety of battery options such as a slim, standard and extended battery.

About Samsung Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., with 1998 sales revenue of US$16.6 billion, is a world leader in the electronics industry. The Korean-based firm has operations in 46 countries with 59,000 employees worldwide. The company consists of three main business units: Multimedia & Home Appliances, Semiconductors and Information & Telecommunications. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.samsungmobile.com

Technical Highlights for SCH-8500
Dual Band & Dual Mode CDMA PCS + AMPS Single NAM Vocoder: QCELP 8K/13K & 8K EVRC Clear voice communications Small folder design Vibration alert Data communication and PC synchronisation (with S/W modem) Caller ID, call forwarding, call waiting Voice dialing up to 20 numbers Voice memo up to 10 minutes Built-in phone book (stores 250 numbers and up to six numbers per name) Automatic redialing Short Messaging Service (SMS)

Specifications for SCH-8500
Dimensions: 88 x 50 x 24mm Weight: 110g with slim battery Easy to view LCD display (5-line text) Battery: Single-cell Li-Ion (3.6v) Compact folder design

Accessories for SCH-8500
Batteries (slim, standard, and extended) Data Kit with software modem Desk top charger Ear microphone Portable Hands-Free Set

Technical Highlights for SCH-3500
Dual Band & Dual Mode CDMA PCS + AMPS Single NAM Vocoder: QCELP 8K/13K & 8K EVRC Clear voice communications Detachable flip cover
Vibration alert Data communication and PC synchronisation (with S/W modem) Voice dialing up to 20 locations Voice memo up to eight minutes Built-in phone book (stores 199 names) Short Messaging Service (SMS)

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