Korean Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its official launch of the Samsung SGH-i320 slim Windows Mobile Smartphone with QWERTY keyboard, signaling the company's still driving to the Smartphone market.
The sleek and stylish Samsung i320 is a super-slim bar type handset, measuring just 11.5mm in depth and 95g in weight with an easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard. The QWERTY keyboard has the same keyboard layout used in personal computers, enabling users to send E-Mails and text messages far more conveniently; such a fun and simple methodology proved to be a huge success amongst consumers in the US and Europe.
The i320 operates in the GSM/GPRS 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz networks using Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone Operating System to provide users with a familiar interface that is easy to navigate and use. It allows users to write and store texts, exchange E-Mails in real-time, type memos, and more.
Functions supported by this ultra-thin mobile are especially useful for users who want to chat, read, and send E-Mails from their mobiles. The i320 features an imbedded instant messaging program and Outlook Mobile functions to enable users to send and receive photos, music and a variety of multi-media messages.
The phone has a large 2.2 inches LCD screen with 1.3 megapixel resolution camera, along with cool multi-media entertainment functions such as Bluetooth and high-quality dual speakers.
The i320 is perfect for users who want to have all of the advanced features of a Smartphone in a light and slim package for convenience and style.
Kitae Lee, president of Samsung's Telecommunications Network Business, said, "The trend and popularity of slim phones will be carried over to the Smartphone market." He added, "Samsung will lead the trend of Smartphones by combining its cutting-edge technology and sleek ultra-slim designs."
The SGH-i320 will be launched across Europe this month. The following launches will take place throughout the rest of Europe and South East Asia shortly.
A detailed country list wasn't given so far nor was a price announced yet.
Cheers ~ Arne