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Samsung announces GPS navigator smartphone based on Symbian OS
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd and Symbian Limited today announced the Samsung i550, Samsung’s first GPS navigator equipped smartphone, at the Smartphone Show in London, UK. Packed with multimedia capabilities and fast Internet speed, the Samsung i550 is the latest addition to the Symbian smartphone family from Samsung Electronics.
With a candy bar-type design, the new Samsung i550 is based on Symbian OS™ v9.2, and is on display at the Samsung stand at the Symbian Smartphone Show. Also based on S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 1, Samsung i550 users can choose from thousands of applications from the S60 applications library and have access to their favorites by using dedicated hot keys. With the GPS navigator function, voice activated turn-by-turn guidance makes it easy for car drivers to find directions, while pedestrian mode offers specific locations and directions at walking speeds.
Web browsing and access to Web 2.0 services are made easy on the Samsung i550 as it’s based on HSDPA 3.6 Mbps and has full browsing with a high capacity memory of 128 MB RAM. Viewing and surfing web content becomes more convenient through trackball navigation and a 2.6” optimized LCD. The SGH-i550 includes a 3.2 megapixel camera with video editing functionality. It features 150MB of internal user memory and an FM radio.