Samsung has launched a new cellphone--the Anycall Haptic--with a large touch-screen display that provides haptic feedback, information transmitted via the sense of touch, when using certain functions on the device. It means, for example, that when the volume of the radio is changed, the phone simulates both the sound and feel of the "clicks" on an old-style volume knob on a real radio, said Samsung. There are 22 kinds of vibration in total built into the phone.
The Anycall Haptic (model numbers SCH-W420 and SPH-W4200) phone has a 3.2-inch widescreen display, a 2-megapixel digital camera, full Internet browser, Bluetooth 2.0, and terrestrial digital TV reception. It will cost between 700,000 won and 800,000 won (approx. US$700 to $800) in South Korea.