Well, it seems the smartphone/camera market is about to get a whole lot more crowded, with Nokia and LG releasing high-end mobiles in the near future, Samsung is about to do the same.
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Set for release near the end of the year the Samsung M8800 “Pixon” mobile phone is claimed to have a 3.2-inch screen, multimedia player, 3G connectivity (max download speed of 7.2mpbs), Bluetooth capability. However, more importantly, it is said to have the 8 megapixel camera.
The unit comes with a built-in LED flash, face-detecting technology, auto-focusing and shake reduction, which puts it on a par with the LG unit set for release in October. It has a GPS chip and the memory can be expanded up to 8GB utilising a microSD slot. It is also thought to be the To top it off, it can record video at 30 frames per second.
For connectivity, the Pixon has 3G connectivity with a maximum download speed of 7.2 Mbps, as well as EDGE. These connections can be used to check e-mail, browse the Web with the HTML browser, or get news and weather with included widgets.