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Samsung Touches Heart With Three New Touch-Screen Phones

Posted by Ramesh Khati on May 11, 2009

Korean electronics giant Samsung has unleashed three new touch screen handsets in the Indian market with the announcement of the Samsung Star S5233, Star S5603 and the Samsung Beat DJ.

The new launches come weeks after Samsung introduced its premium touchscreen handset, the S8300 UltraTouch, in the country. Additionally, this also takes Samsung’s touchscreen handset tally to a respectable figure of seven.

Samsung Star (S5233)

Samsung Star 3G (S5603)

According to a press release, the Samsung Star comes with multimedia features in a compact body that measures 11.9mm. The phone adopts a 7.63 cm WQVGA full-touch screen and Samsung’s TouchWiz User Interface with Mobile Widgets.

The Samsung Star boasts various multimedia features including a 3.2 mega-pixel camera with smile recognition capability. It supports multi-format playback and DNSe for ease of use and better sound quality. The Samsung Star comes with a Gesture Control feature that allows the user to unlock the Touch screen or run an application by giving a gesture command. The phone also features music recognition using Shazam’s “Find Music” service. To enjoy multimedia content, Samsung Star supports 50MB Internal memory, expandable up to 8GB. Users can enjoy full Internet browsing with an accelerometer sensor for auto-rotation. It supports Google applications like Google Search, Gmail, Google maps; online widgets and photo blogging. For convenience, the phone supports a virtual QWERTY keyboard for messaging and handwriting features. It is priced at Rs.11, 100/-.

Samsung Star 3G (S5603)

Samsung Star S5233

The Samsung Star 3G also supports full Internet browsing with an accelerometer sensor for auto-rotation and is 3G enabled. The Star 3G is equipped with a QVGA full-touch screen, the TouchWiz User Interface and “Gesture Control” feature. Mobile widgets can be placed on the screen for one-click access to applications. The Samsung Star 3G comes with a 3.2 mega-pixel camera with Power LED Flash. The handset has 80MB of internal memory, expandable up to 8GB and is priced at Rs.14,499/-.

Samsung BEAT DJ

Samsung Beat DJ
Samsung Beat DJ

Samsung also announced the launch of Samsung BEAT DJ in the Indian market. The phone runs Samsung’s DISC User Interface and comes loaded with Bang & Olufsen audio technology. With its BEAT DJ application & DISC UI, users will be able to add preloaded voice samples and sound effects to their favorite songs and record it. With the phones’ full-touch technology and BEAT DJ application, users can also ‘scratch’ the records on the 7.1 cms AMOLED Full Touch display to create their personal music. The phone has 50MB of on-board memory – expandable to 8GB with the micro SD card. The Samsung BEAT DJ is also equipped with built-in real stereo speakers – powered by B&O’s ICEpower amplifier. This 3G enabled phone comes with a 3.0 MP Camera and is priced at Rs 18,990/-.


3 Responses to “Samsung Touches Heart With Three New Touch-Screen Phones”

  1. Nernil said

    I think the phone pic is wrongly titled. It should be vise verse.

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