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Samsung dedicates world's slimmest GSM slide-up camera phone

Samsung launches the world's thinnest GSM slide-up camera phone, the D808, equipped with a back-mounted 1.3 mega-pixel camera with 4x digital zoom and built-in self-portrait mirror. The handset also offers enhanced mosaic shot functionality, a 2.12" ultra-wide LCD QVGA display, and with up to 80MB of user memory, it provides enough room for storing a series of photos and MP3 songs...

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Samsung dedicates world's slimmest GSM slide-up camera phone - digital camera and photography newsSamsung Electronics today expanded its portfolio of highly popular premium mobile phones with the compact slide-up SAMSUNG Anycall D808 handset. Presenting an unparalleled combination of features and refinement in the world's thinnest GSM slide-up camera phone, the D808 is the first truly convergent handset on the globe.

The slim and wide design concept of D808 offer users unprecedented freedom and portability and with its lightweight and thinness, in addition to enriched multimedia features in a mobile environment with a larger screen. Going far beyond the call of beauty with magnesium and chrome finishing, sleek form factor, large keypad and unique image functionalities, the handset is an ideal communications tool for demanding and style-conscious consumers who value performance and style.

With the D808, mobile phone users can easily record and share each mobile adventure with friends and relatives. Equipped with a back-mounted 1.3 mega-pixel camera with 4x digital zoom and built-in self-portrait mirror, the D808 allow users to snap sharp and high quality pictures and capture video clips at will. In addition to a full range of camera features, the handset also offers enhanced mosaic shot functionality so users can express their individuality with this unique shooting mode. Featuring a 2.12 inch ultra-wide LCD display, the D808 empowers users to see vivid images on a large QVGA display with 262K color depth.

With up to 80MB of user memory, the handset provides enough room for downloading multiple games and storing a series of photos and MP3 songs. Newly added features like animated dialing font and flash user interface which make this featured-rich, well-rounded handset extra fun. Adding to its remarkable imaging ability, the brand new D808 also comes with Document Viewer which enables users to view various office document formats (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, TXT, PDF etc) without the fuss of using a computer.

Measuring 97 x 52 x 14.9 mm and weighing 98g, the tri-band slide-up phone D808 supports GPRS and WAP for data transfers. Some of the many other features include an audio player supporting MP3, AAC, AAC+ and WMA formats. Bluetooth, USB and SyncML DS connectivity allows for media transfer, and the handset is also equipped with mobile printing. On top of all this, the handset supports speakerphone, B/T stereo handset and remote control.

Mr. Jung-Joo Lee, General Manager, Telecommunication Team, Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. says, “The newly launched D808 handset is perfectly suited for stylish professionals who are looking for phones that provide sophisticated yet user friendly features to compliment their lifestyles. We will continue our leadership in the mobile phone industry with more ground-breaking camera phones. "
March 12, 2006
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