Samsung showcased several of its innovative global handsets at CTIA Wireless 2008. These handsets included the Samsung Soul, an Ultra Edition phone with a 5 megapixel camera, and the miCoach phone in collaboration with adidas. Here is more info on these mobile phones:
"The Samsung Soul is the completion of the Samsung's renowned Ultra Edition line of handsets, demonstrating Samsung's leadership in both technology and design. Continuing in the line of the Ultra Edition's minimalistic, slim design, the Soul has a full metal body with a premium finish and 12.9mm-thin form factor. Beautiful and functional, the Soul enhances usability for the user with features that adapt to the user depending on the application. With Magical Touch by DaCP, navigation indicators on the keypad of the phone change according to the user?s needs, making navigation of the menus simple and intuitive. The Soul is also equipped with a 5-megapixel camera with face detection, image stabilizer and Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), as well as a new series of graphic interfaces that provide three different options for users.
Samsung Soul Specification:
Standard- Quad-Band / HSDPA 7.2 Mbps Display- 2.2? 16M QVGA TFT LCD Camera- 5Megapixel with AF Camera- 5MP Camera with AF, Digital Zoom (x4), Power LED (x3 Brighter), High res. QVGA video recording / playing, Face detection / WDR optimizer Features- Magical Touch by DaCP User changed Graphic Interface Mobile blogging / RSS Reader Google mail / search ICEpower Technology by B&O MP3/WMA/e-AAC+/midi/imelody/mav/MMF Connectivity- Bluetooth 2.0 (A2DP), USB2.0 High-speed Memory- External memory: microSD Size- 105.9 x 49.5 x 12.9 mm
Samsung and German sportswear giant adidas have teamed up to launch the miCoach phone, the world?s first true sports music mobile phone. Designed for people with an active lifestyle, the miCoach allows users to enjoy music and other multimedia functions while they work out. The miCoach provides a comprehensive on-the-go personal training system fully equipped with a stride sensor and heart rate monitor, as well as training tips and time updates. The personal coach advises the user and provides instant updates during the workout, including time, heart rate, distance, speed and calories burned. The miCoach combines cutting-edge technology and an advanced interactive sport training system with multimedia features for the active mobile user.
Standard- GPRS/EDGE Quad-Band (850/900/1800/1900) Display- 2.0? QCIF TFT LCD (262K colors) Camera- 2Megapixel CMOS Camera Sports- Sports dedicated UI Measuring speed, distance, calories, stride and heart rate Interactive coaching narration Managing workout plan and result Professional running advice from 'Athletes Performance' Music- Audio codec: MP3, AAC, AAC+, e-AAC+, WMA Video codec: MPEG4, H.263 OMA DRM 1.0, MTP/WMDRM 10 Music Library Music playback time: up to 10hrs Stereo FM radio Connectivity- Bluetooth 2.0 (A2DP), USB2.0 High-speed Memory- Internal 1GB flash-memory Battery- 800mAh Size- 101.5 x 45 x 14.5mm"