Samsung Electronics announced the launch of a multi-function Korea-Japan roaming mobile phone (model: SCH-V670).
V670 comes with the latest
multimedia features (MP3, VOD, MOD, etc.), as well as diverse cutting-edge
features, including file viewer and mobile printing.
V670 is Samsun g' s second edition a fter unveiling its first Korea - Japan
roaming mobile phones (model: SCH-X600, SPH-X6000) during the 2002 World Cup
Users can use their own phones when traveling in countries that use same frequency
CDMA technology. However for Japan , users had to rent a phone that works in
Japan . V670 allows the Korean user to use the phone in Japan without having
to rent a mobile phone separately . When the phone owner selects a country
for international roaming from the menu, roaming is activated without having
to call the service provider before leaving the country.
In addition, as this model is based on the EV-DO technology, the phone allows
rich multimedia contents to be downloaded as well. Thus, enjoying music or
video through the phone via cutting-edge multimedia features such as MP3, VOD,
and MOD while in Japan , whether on business or pleasure, is possible.
V670 has a wide range of business task support features for those frequenting
Japan on business trips. A file viewer feature displays MS Office, PDF and
JPG files directly on the phone . Wired and wireless mobile printing is supported and portable disks for file portability are equipped on the phone as well.
A sophisticated antenna-style design imbues a luxurious image while convenient
and refined new graphic user interface supports eight different styles of calligraphy,
maximizing user convenience and satisfaction in both internal and external
It comes packed with a 1.3 mega pixel camera, GPS, remote control function
for TVs, game players, and air conditioners. Additionally, an m-commerce
function is supported . The phone offers 2 colors - in smoky black or silver.
The phone is available in Korea at around USD 500.
- Automatic roaming between Korea and Japan
- Latest multimedia support (VOD / MOD / MP3)
- 1.3 mega pixel camera
- M-Commerce: Mobile banking and pay card for public transportation
- File viewer and a portable disk feature
- Wired and wireless printing via IrDA and Pictbridge
- Doubles as a remote control for various home appliances