3GSM: Samsung bows touchpanel cell phone
Telephones with touchscreen displays that occupy many of their front face are beginning to searching such as the newest factor within the cell phone market.
Samsung Electronics grew to become the 3rd company in nearly as many days to exhibit a handset with your a design at 3GSM Congress today. In unveiling the F700, Samsung joins Apple, which began the ball moving using its iPhone at the begining of The month of january, and LG Electronics, which announced its K850 ‘Prada’ handset within the other half of the identical month.
One of the three handsets the F700 may be the first that works with 3G (third generation) WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) additionally to traditional GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications). Additionally, it works together with the companion HSDPA and EDGE data transmission systems so, on 3G systems, it may receive data at as much as 7.2Mbps (bits per second).
Additionally, it scores points within the other two handsets by getting a greater quality camera – 5 megapixel versus 2 megapixel around the iPhone and K850 phones – and support for a greater diversity of multimedia file formats. Around the video side it may play MPEG4, H.263, H.264 and Real Video. For audio, it supports MP3, AACplus, eAACplus and Real audio formats, Samsung stated.
However it falls lower over a couple of areas in comparison to the other phones. One of the three her tiniest display: 2.8in against 3in around the K850 and three.5in around the Apple handset. Screen resolution is 240 x 440 pixels, which puts it less than the iPhone, but greater compared to K850.
Additional features incorporate a Texting keyboard around the lower-1 / 2 of the telephone that slides from behind the display if needed.
Some specifications, such as the battery existence and standby time, are not yet been determined, stated Stephanie Wong, a spokeswoman for the organization in Seoul.
The F700, which is on show at next week’s 3GSM expo in The country, would be the 4th person in Samsung’s ‘Ultra’ group of phones. Samsung has not made the decision when or in which the phone is going to be launched nor at what cost, stated Wong.