Samsung Launches HSDPA Phone in Korea
Samsung today launched the high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) phone (model: SCH-W200) in Korea. This is the first HSDPA phone commercially available for consumers in the market.
Samsung's new slide-up SCH-W200 is able to transmit audio and video data at speeds of 1.8Mbps. It is also the first phone equipped with a 'Dual Band Dual Mode (DBDM)' chip that supports 2G, 3G and 3.5G mobile communication services. It also supports multitasking functions allowing users to receive and send messages during video telephony and while listening to MP3 files.
Users can also enjoy watching mobile TV via Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB) and take pictures with a 2-megapixel camera with auto focus function. It also offers an MP3 player, text-to-speech (TTS) conversion, file viewer and supports a microSD slot.
The launch of the Samsung's SCH-W200 marks the world's first commercial HSDPA services in cooperation with SK Telecom, Korea's largest mobile service operator. Samsung will also be providing HSDPA handsets for KTF, Korea's second largest mobile service operator, in June.
- Standard: CDMA 2000 1X EVDO / HSDPA
- Camera: 2-megapixel
- Display: 2.12" 240x320 262K Color TFT LCD
- Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB)
- Video Recording & Messaging (MPEG4 / H.263 / H.264 )
- Video Telephony & Streaming
- MP3/ AAC / AAC+
- Dual Speaker / Digital Power Amp
- Document Viewer / TV-output
- External Memory (microSD)
- Size: 99 x 48 x 22.8 mm
- Weight: 115 g
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