Samsung Unveils 8GB Hard Disk Embedded PhoneMarch 7th, 2006 in Technology /
Samsung Electronics unveiled the world's first 8GB Hard Disk embedded smartphone -- the SGH-i310.
Samsung breaks the storage limit in mobile phones by introducing the world's first mobile phone equipped with a 8GB hard disk drive. With the large storage of 8GB, SGH-i310 will change the way people manage and use the mobile phone.
Samsung is the first to adopt a hard disk drive into mobile phones and has launched three models equipped with a hard disk drive; 1.5GB HDD embedded phone (model: SPH-V5400),3GB HDD embedded phone (model: SCH-V7900) and 8GB HDD Music smartphone (model: SGH-i300).
The i310 works as a perfect platform for users by combining a phone, a digital camera, and a MP3 player with its immense storage capacity. It enables users to carry around 2,000 songs (4MB/song) wherever they go.
The i310 comes with the latest version of Windows Mobile 5.0 for Smartphone which allows users to view files and easily carry their music library with them. This Windows Mobile 5.0 enables users to sync the playlists, songs, and videos from their personal PCs so that the experience with the i310 is identical to the users' personal computer. It also offers USB 2.0 and Plug & Play feature which allows the phone to be utilized as a removable hard disk. Businessmen and students can easily store and transfer files to/from their computers in any format conveniently.
The i310 has all the latest features including a 2 megapixel camera with flash, microSD slot, document viewer and TV output. Users can record video with the 2 megapixel camera in high quality resolution.
It also supports enhanced music function with Bluetooth stereo (A2DP), digital power amp and dual speakers. Users can download music conveniently from online music store from their personal computer or directly via air.
The i310 will be shown to public at CeBIT from March 9 th to March 16 th . It will be introduced in Europe market during the second half of this year.
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