By >Akihabara News Team
Samsung Showcases Their Symbian Smartphone at London’s Smartphone Show
For those who visit the Smartphone show in London, Samsung is exhibiting an extensive line-up of Symbian Smartphones.
So what’s interesting?
The INNOV8, introduced this summer here at Akihabara News, is an 8Mpix AF slider camera phone powered by S60 Symbian OS, with a 16m color 2.9” QVGA screen, UMTS with HSDPA, WIFI, GPS, TV out and DivX, WMA, and H.264 support, plus a 3D graphic chipset module, optical mouse, 16GB of internal memory at only 106.5×53.9×16.9mm.
The I7110, was also introduced here. This Smartphone features a 2.6’’ QVGA AMOLED screen, FM radio, DNSe 2.0, GPS navigation (Geo-Tagging, Pedestrian & Driving), optical mouse, accelerometer, 3D games (FIFA 2008, Asphalt), and is compatible with DLNA. It also comes with Bluetooth v2.0, USB 2.0, WiFi, 50MB memory, an external memory slot (up to 16GB), 5Mpix camera (CMOS with AF and LED flash and equipped with a video player (DivX / H.263 / H.264 / WMV /MP4, RV), and music player (MP3 / AAC / AAC+ /eACC+ / WMA / RealAudio).
The L870 runs on Symbian 9.3 S60 3.2. As for specifications, the L870 is 13.5mm thin with a 3 Megapixel camera, a 2.4’’ QVGA display, 100MB of internal memory + MicroSD slot up to 4Gb, FM radio, music player, and Bluetooth.
More info in the official press release below:
The Smartphone Show, London, UK, October 21 2008 – Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of mobile phones and telecom systems, showcases an extensive portfolio of Symbian smartphones at this year’s Smartphone Show (Oct. 21~22) in London, United Kingdom.
Samsung sees a great growth potential in the open Operating System based smartphone market, and has invested a lot of R&D and marketing resources in this market for past several years. Consequently, Samsung plans to offer a wider range of open OS mobiles this year, demonstrating significant progress in open OS and smartphone technology. Samsung INNOV8, the ultimate mobile entertainer with an 8-megapixel camera and Symbian OS, was recently launched and extremely well received by users and industry professionals all around the world.
Geesung Choi, President of Samsung’s Telecommunications Business, said: “I’m sure that we will see more and more demand for smartphones with open Operating Systems thanks to the increasing need for flexibility and customization on mobiles, and the introduction of various mobile applications. Samsung’s new Symbian OS-based smartphones such as Samsung INNOV8 shows our strategic focus on the open OS phone market.”
“We will reinforce our open OS and smartphone leadership not only by providing more products, but also by opening our new developers collaboration program ‘Samsung Mobile Innovator’.” He concluded.
At this year’s Smartphone Show, Mr.Ho-Soo Lee, Executive Vice President of Mobile Solution Centre, Telecommunication Business of Samsung Electronics, will deliver the keynote speech, ‘Eight Reasons to Innov8,’ on Tuesday, October 21.
Samsung’s newly announced Symbian smartphones at the Smartphone Show include:
Recognized as Samsung’s first ever 8-megapixel camera phone, the Samsung INNOV8 is perfect for users for capturing and storing precious memories in style. It comes with the Symbian OS V9.3, S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2, which helps users to easily download various ready-made applications for Symbian mobiles.
Using the latest in imaging applications such as smile shot, blink shot and face recognition, memorable moments can be stored at the highest quality. Users can enjoy personalizing and editing their photos, videos and music with Movie Maker and Story Board applications. The handset also acts as a digital photo frame, allowing users to display their favorite images. A 1200mAh battery provides a long enough battery life to enjoy all the multimedia experience without worrying about limits on size and time.
Samsung INNOV8’s crystal clear 2.8” 16M color LCD, is perfectly designed to provide users with the best possible photography, video and gaming experience on-the-go. The 8GB or 16GB Flash memory and external memory slot up to additional 16GB provides sufficient contents storage.
Samsung INNOV8 offers the best ever mobile web browsing experience. With an optical mouse and 4-way navigation key, users can enjoy PC-like browsing experience. The 7.2 Mbps HSDPA high speed Internet and WiFi connection deliver a convenient and seamless internet experience wherever users are. The phone is equipped with A GPS technology, offering navigation and geo-tagging service.
As a mobile navigator, the I7110 boasts advanced GPS navigation with geo-tagging, pedestrian navigation and driving navigation. The I7110’s AMOLED LCD screen provides sharp and vivid image even in daylight for perfect pedestrian navigation in the palm of your hand. Through its FM transmitter, the I7110 enables its users to receive the voice guides on the move by transmitting to an in car radio.
With Samsung I7110, users will be able to enjoy a 5 Megapixel camera with Auto focus and LED flash. It also comes with the latest digital camera features including smile shot and blink shot functions. The I7110 also provides advanced video recording and play features, supporting multi-codec files to enable its users to easily transfer without the hassle of converting files. It features 50MB of internal memory with micro SD slot, allowing users to store and enjoy various contents on the device up to 16GB.
To offer seamless connectivity, the I7110 comes with HSDPA connectivity and Wi-Fi connectivity. For easier web browsing, the phone also provides an 8-way optical mouse. The I7110 supports a 1200mAh battery that delivers 11 hours of talk time, meaning this slim and stylish smartphone offers long lasting multimedia experience.
Like a fine tailored suit, the L870 is encased in a magnificent stainless steel body softly brushed with an elegant hairline pattern, and a 13.5mm slim and sleek outline, which can perfectly complement every outfit and style.
Leveraging the capabilities of S60 platform, L870 brings full connectivity that surpasses expectations for a handset device. The applications and features of S60 software are not only easy to learn and use, but also enable maximum productivity. A high speed internet browser provides access to more than 6,000 open applications which are compatible with L870 so users can customize the device for their individual needs.
L870 features many useful Samsung pre-installed applications such as an advanced task manager Checkit, PIMs (Personal information manager) homescreen, Team manager and business card recognition function. With these applications, users will experience a better time and life managing experience than ever.
L870 boasts many other latest applications and interfaces. A creative user interface (UI) features three different themes, and a 2.4-inch QVGA TFT display, a 3-megapixel camera, FM radio with RDS, music player and Bluetooth v.2.0 supports are all embedded within L870 for satisfying visual and audio entertainment needs.
Samsung INNOV8 Specifications:
Samsung I7110 Specifications:
Samsung L870 Specifications: