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Samsung Soul with 5 MP Camera and miCoach adidas Quad-Band Phones
      04/05/08 03:16 PM

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
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.

miCoach Specification:

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
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"


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