Samsung today launched the SCH-W200, a high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) phone in Korea. This is the first HSDPA phone commercially available for consumers in the market.
Samsung’s new slide-up SCH-W200 employs the next-generation technology to transmit audio and video data at speeds of 1.8Mbps. The SCH-W200 allows users to enjoy a wide range of high quality multimedia, including video phone calls, music and movies.
The SCH-W200 is also the first phone equipped with a unique ‘Dual Band Dual Mode (DBDM)’ chip that supports 2G, 3G and 3.5G mobile communication services. It also supports multitasking functions allowing users to receive and send messages during video telephony and while listening to MP3 files.
Users can also enjoy watching mobile TV via Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB) and take pictures with a high resolution 2 megapixel camera with auto focus function. It also offers other sophisticated multimedia features such as MP3 player function, text-to-speech (TTS) conversion, file viewer and supports an external memory (microSD) slot.