Samsung debuts music phone with 3GB HDD

Posted on Monday, October 17 2005 @ 22:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Samsung today introduced a 3GB HDD embedded phone, model SPH-V7900. This is Samsung's latest model equipped with a hard disc drive following the world's first mobile phone equipped with 1.5GB hard disc drive, model SPH-V5400, which Samsung introduced in September of last year.

The V7900 allows users to store two or three full-length movies (at 1.1-5GB each) or more than 700 music files (at 4MB each).

The V7900 also supports the latest multimedia compression technologies -MPEG-4/H.264 (for video) and MPEG-4 AAC/AAC+ (for audio). High-performance dual speakers are mounted on the exterior folder to provide 64-polyphonic stereo sound.

This model comes with harmonic color, a new feature that converts all musical elements such as scale, octave, tone and volume into visual images in a variety of colors and patterns.

It also comes with a 2 megapixel camera that includes 2x optical zoom, MP3 player, and document viewer functions.

The phone is available in Korea at around $700 USD.

Samsung SPH-V7900 specifications:
  • CDMA 2000 1x EVDO
  • 2 Megapixel Camera / Flash
  • 3 GB Hard Disk Drive
  • Video Recording (MPEG4) & Messaging
  • MPEG4 / H.264
  • Display: 262K color TFT (240 x 320)
  • MP3 / AAC / AAC+ Player
  • IrDA / USB 2.0
  • TV output / Document Viewer
  • MMS / WIPI / WAP2.0
  • Size: 103 x 52 x 27.6 mm
  • Weight: 165.3g

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