Samsung SGH-i600 - competition for the BlackBerry

Posted on Friday, Sep 08 2006 @ 11:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Samsung presented a BlackBerry rival at IFA 2006, the Samsung SGH-i600 smartphone:
The i600 is single-handed design so you don’t need to use both thumbs to navigate the QWERTY keypad and it has a decent-sized 2.3inch screen with 320x240 resolution and 65,000 colours. It supports HSDPA, EDGE, GSM, UMTS and GPRS and has a 1.3Megapixel camera on the back and a smaller camera for video calling on the front. Other parts of the spec include 802.11b/g wireless, Bluetooth, 128MB ROM, 64MB RAM and a MicroSD slot.

In short the i600 supports just about every feature you might want to see in a Smartphone but we have a surprise in store because the i600 runs on Windows Mobile 5.0 – you may not necessarily be a fan of Windows for Phones but the OS continues to improve steadily and it is clear that Microsoft is determined to ensure it is a glowing success.
More info over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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