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Samsung touts first DivX Certified phone

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 26 Aug 2007 18:09 User comments (1)

Samsung touts first DivX Certified phone Samsung has set new standards for video viewing capabilities in gadgets with the Ultra Video F500, a portable media player and 3.5G mobile phone. It is a high-performing multimedia player and powerful 3.5G phone rolled into a 10.7mm-slim package. The user-friendly handset gives users access to a world of entertainment with their favorite video and music files.
The F500 is the first phone to be DivX Certified, boasting DVD-like picture and sound quality with TV output. "High video quality should not just be limited to large TV screens. The Ultra Video highlights our passion to leverage on our multimedia capabilities to satisfy consumers' leisure and entertainment needs, and we have advanced from a product provider to a total solution provider through our partnership with DivX," said Mr. Ng Long Shyang, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Telecommunications and IT products.

He continued: "Samsung will continue to lead the wireless industry with premier technologies, innovative products and strategic marketing tie ups to enhance the lifestyles of our customers." The handset features a dual face LCD screen - a phone on one side and on the reverse a large 2.4 screen for multimedia viewing. The 2.4" screen has a resolution of 320x240, providing 262K colours. It features 350MB of internal memory and supports microSD for expanded memory. It also features a 2.0 mega-pixel camera and Bluetooth v1.2.

It is now available at a recommended retail price of $998 without contract, bundled with a 2GB MicroSD card.

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12.9.2007 13:36

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It is now available at a recommended retail price of $998 without contract, bundled with a 2GB MicroSD card.
Way over priced.

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