This is the Samsung SGH-I320, which despite only appearing minutes ago, has already been nick-named the “Q-Killer” and “KoreanBerry” by various websites. It’s another slim Windows Mobile device with a full QWERTY keyboard. This one is a tad thinner than the much-antipated Motorola Q and features a landscape QVGA screen with MicroSD slot, Bluetooth and a 1.3 Megapixel camera. It’ll also have Windows Mobile 5.0 with AKU2, which means you’ll get that push-email we mentioned earlier.
UPDATE – Full Press Release below. You can also find more pictures of the device below, courtesy of Infosyncworld.com
Links – InfoSyncWorld.com – PhoneScoop.com
Barcelona, Spain, February 13, 2006 – Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., (Samsung) today unveiled an extraordinary product portfolio for 2006, led by the most diverse and advanced slim phones in Europe.
Samsung is renowned for mobile phone design and has introduced a number of handsets that have broken the traditional design. The introduction of this new slim range addresses the consumers’ desire for thinner handsets. Samsung was mindful to develop slim handsets that remained as highly reliable devices with feature-rich technology.
Samsung’s commitment to quality inevitably means that it is not always the first to market with new designs – the emphasis is more on getting things right. However, when consumers choose a Samsung mobile phone, they are not only getting a carefully designed handset, they are also getting the best in functions and features. The new portfolio of slim handsets will be introduced by Samsung around the world throughout 2006. Samsung’s range of slim phones on display at 3GSM average less than 15mm thick and deliver unprecedented design and multimedia innovations. The handsets integrate features and design elements not available on competitor devices.
The portfolio includes a Smartphone with QWERTY keyboard (model: SGH-i320), two slide-up GSM/GPRS phones (model: SGH-D800, SGH-D820), three 3G phones (model: SGH-Z510, SGH-Z540, SGH-Z150), and a credit-card size mobile phone (model: SGH-P300) – developed for the European markets.
These devices offer advanced features such as mobile television capabilities, high-speed Web connectivity, Bluetooth wireless technology and megapixel cameras and camcorders. The phones, available in slide-up, card and clamshell designs, also incorporate innovative design elements, such as external multimedia navigation keys to enhance consumers’ experience. Samsung’s super-slim Smartphone i320, measures just 11.5 mm in depth and comes complete with a QWERTY keyboard. It has a state-of-the art document viewer and the 2.2″ color TFT screen provides exceptional image clarity. The i320 runs in the Windows Mobile 5 operating system providing users with a familiar interface easy to navigate and use. It is the thinnest and the lightest QWERTY Smartphone providing a high quality multimedia and business experience.
Standard EDGE, GPRS Class 10 (900/1800/1900 MHz)
Camera 1.3 Megapixel Camera
Display 2.2″ 320 x 240 65K Color TFT
OS Windows Mobile 5 for Smartphone
Features Push Email (Messaging & Security Feature Pack)
Video Recording & Messaging (MPEG4/H.263)
Video Playing (MPEG4/H.263/H.264/WMV)
MP3 / AAC / AAC+ / WMA / WAV / OGG
Dual Speaker / Speakerphone
Bluetooth® Technology / USB / Voice Recognition
Memory 120MB User Memory, External Memory (microSD)
Size 111 x 59 x 11.5mm
Weight 95 g