Samsung today showcased a total of 53 mobile phones and its latest mobile technologies at CommunicAsia 2007.
Key highlights were the Ultra Edition II 12.1 (U700), a slim and elegantly designed HSDPA slider, the Ultra Edition II 10.9 (U600) 2.5G slider, and a fashion phone lineup including the SGH-E950, E840, and J600. Samsung also introduced the Mobile WiMAX U-RAS Hub System (HS) and Convergence System (CS) for the first time in the world today.
ULTRA EDITION II
The Ultra Edition II range consists of two stylish and sliders, the Ultra Edition 10.9 (U600) and the Ultra Edition 12.1 (U700), a metallic clamshell, the Ultra Edition 9.6 (U300), and a candy bar handset, the Ultra Edition 5.9 (U100). Each of these designs offer advanced features such as a 3-megapixel camera and camcorder, high-speed internet connectivity, as well as extensive multimedia and audio capabilities. Each handset combines music player capabilities with high sound quality highlighted by ICEpower amplifier developed by Bang & Olufsen. All devices also feature a dedicated music interface to make navigation and listening easier.
Exclusive to the Ultra Edition II range, Samsung?s Optimized Power Usage Solution (OPUS) promises maximum performance with increased talk time by 10%, power saving by 30% and battery capacity by 10%. Samsung?s Smart Surface Mounting Technology (SSMT) has also reduced the number of required components, interference and noise.
Ultra Edition 10.9 (U600) and Ultra Edition 12.1 (U700)
Samsung?s Ultra Edition 10.9 (U600) come in a range of colors which includes sapphire blue, garnet red, platinum metal and copper gold casing. Samsung?s Ultra Edition 10.9 (U600) comes equipped with a 3.2-megapixel camera encased in an ultra slim profile, which boasts a 2.22" wide TFT LCD widescreen. For feature watchers, Samsung?s Ultra Edition 12.1 (U700) offers HSDPA 3.6 Mbps data transfer speed and video telephony.
Fashion Phone Line Up
For style-focused customers, Samsung unveiled three fashion phones. The SGH-E950 is a 3-megapixel camera phone equipped with an improved touch navigation user interface, while the SGH-E840, with its minimalist and futuristic design, boasts a super slim frame at just 10.6mm and a mirror-like surface. The SGH-J600 comes with an affordable 1.3-megapixel camera in a variety of colours.