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Samsung Anycall brings first DivX Certified mobile phone

Samsung introduces the Ultra Video F508, a high-tech gadget that comes with the DivX video system, a music library and a unique LCD swivel design, all fitted into a 10.7mm slim package. One side is the phone while the other contains the large LCD screen, the multimedia controls, and a keypad ergonomically located to the right of the screen. With an internal memory of 350 MB and expandable memory up to 2GB (with microSD card), the Ultra Video F508 allows you to view two movies each about two hours long...

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Samsung Electronics today introduced to local consumers its latest entertainment Dual Face Multi-Media Mobile Phone – SAMSUNG Anycall The Ultra Video F508 – a high-tech gadget that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Complete with the first DivX® system in a mobile phone and a unique LCD swivel design which exemplifies the convergence of basic devices including PMP and radio, with mobile phones. The Ultra Video F508 HSDPA phone rolled into a 10.7mm slim package. Being the first DivX-certificated mobile phone, it delivers action in mind-blowing detail on a crisp, large screen that swivels out for comfortable viewing.

"SAMSUNG Anycall prides itself on developing innovative, ground-breaking products that combines mobile phone technology with high quality multimedia features," says Jung-Joo Lee, General Manager, Telecommunication Team, Samsung Electronics Hong Kong.

Key features for The Ultra Video F508 viewing pleasure:

The Dual-Faced Phone
The Ultra Video F508 is the iconic bar handset designed with dual faces. One side is a phone while the other contains a large LCD screen and intuitive controls for multimedia. Convenient Landscape View enables video images to capture the whole screen. The keypad is ergonomically located to the right of the screen, maximizing the size of the picture on the 2.4” TFT color display.

180° Swivel Design and 360° Sweeping User Interface (UI)
The unique swivel design allows the screen to rotate away from the controls to adjust the viewing or form a stand to place the device down on a stationary surface. The keypad acts as a sturdy stand so the PMP can be placed on a table for longer viewing times or for multiple viewers. The Ultra Video F508 is equipped with 4-way control Sweep and Touch UI that replaces key buttons. Featuring a multi-access structure, it creates menus for easier and more convenient navigation.

Music Library
The Ultra Video F508 is also equipped with a dedicated music user-interface that makes it easy to navigate through song lists. Additionally, support MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) allowing users to create a music library and customized play lists and sync with Windows Media® Player11.

Support Multi Audio and Video formats
The same high-quality videos are now available at smaller file sizes. Users are allowed to view a large array of video formats including XviD, H.263, MPEG4 and WMV.

Expanded memory
With an internal memory of 350 MB and expandable memory up to 2GB (with microSD™ card), the Ultra Video F508 allows users to view approximately two movies each about two hours long)#.
# Subject to actual file size and format support.

In addition to the above features, the Ultra Video F508 also has a 2.0 mega-pixel camera as well as support for a stereo Bluetooth® headset.

Additional information: All about the new Samsung Ultra Video HSDPA F508
September 18, 2007
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