Samsung Launches Ultra Edition Phone in Europe
Dec 27, 2006
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Sa Samsung Electronics launched the Ultra Edition 13.8, Model: SGH-Z720, in major European countries with Europe-wide availability coming in the near future.  It is said to be the thinnest HSDPA slide-up mobile phone, with a slim 13.8 mm profile. Powered by High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) for data transmission speeds at 1.8 Mbps - up to six times faster than 3G UMTS technology – the phone is said to enable mobile users to access more files and provides greater fidelity for streaming video content. The phone weighs only 80 grams, said to be extremely light for a HSDPA handset. It comes with a 3 megapixel camera with auto focus. The wide dimension of 104.5 mm by 51.3 mm allows for a 2.1 inch QVGA display. WAP 2.0 and HTML browsing capabilities are supported. The phone includes a second camera for video telephony.

The phone supports microSD external memory and is equipped with Bluetooth(R) and USB connectivity. It also supports Samsung's uGo and uTrack interfaces. The uGo interface automatically responds to the user's environment and displays a city landmark of where you are located, adjusts the picture to represent day or night, and adjusts the time to reflect user's location automatically. The uTrack interface sends an SMS message to a predetermined number to alert the user of changes in the mobile's SIM card, as well as the location to increases the chances of recovering a lost or stolen phone.

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