Monday, December 29, 2008


SAMSUNG Mobile strengthened its multimedia phone portfolio by launching its ultimate mobile entertainer, 8 mega pixel camera phone, SAMSUNG INNOV8 in the Indian market. SAMSUNG INNOV8 takes mobile handset photography and multimedia experience to new heights. It offers users top of the range camera technologies, a surround-sound cinematic video experience, the best mobile internet browsing experience and mobile gaming capabilities.

Samsung i8510 INNOV8 features

  • General: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS 900/2100 MHz, GPRS/EDGE class 10, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
  • Dimensions: 106.5 x 53.9 x 17.2 mm, 140 g
  • Display: 2.8-inch 16M color TFT, QVGA resolution (240 x 320 pixels)
  • Memory: 128 MB RAM, 8/16GB flash storage, hot-swappable microSD card slot (up to 16GB)
  • OS: Symbian 9.3, S60 3rd edition UI, Feature Pack 2
  • Still camera: 8 megapixel autofocus, mechanical shutter, automatic lens cover, dual Power LED flash, digital image stabilizer, geotagging, auto panorama shot, face detection, smile detection, blink detection
  • Video camera: MPEG4 VGA@30fps, QVGA@120fps high-speed recording
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi with DLNA certification, 3.5mm audio jack, TV-out, universal microUSB port, GPS receiver with A-GPS
  • Misc: Accelerometer for screen auto rotate, Optical touchpad, 3D hardware accelerator, DivX support, stereo speakers, DSP audio technology, FM radio with RDS
  • Battery: Li-Ion 1200 mAh, Talk time: 8 h 30 min, Standby: 310 h
  • Expected release date: August 2008
  • Expected retail price: 750 euro (1170 US dollars)

Efficiently designed for mobile multimedia, SAMSUNG Innov8 provides devout tech addicts with the most innovative 24/7 multimedia entertainment features. It also offers a fun, easy to use experience for those who want to get the most of their mobile phones. "SAMSUNG Innov8 is made for users who want to enjoy the best possible multimedia entertainment with their mobile phone. With the 8-megapixel camera, pre-embedded 3D games, high speed data connections and much more , users can experience the true benefits of mobile entertainment", states Mr Sunil Dutt , Country Head , SAMSUNG Mobile .

A groundbreaking multimedia and Internet experience

Recognised as SAMSUNG's first ever 8-megapixel camera phone, SAMSUNG Innov8 uses the latest in imaging applications such as smile shot, blink shot and face recognition, (features found in high end cameras) so that the memorable moments can be stored in their best quality. Users can enjoy personalizing and editing their photos, videos and music with Movie Maker and Story Board applications. The handset also acts as a digital photo frame, allowing users to display their favourite images. SAMSUNG Innov8‘s crystal clear 2.8" 16M colour LCD, is perfectly designed to provide users with the best possible photography, video and gaming experience on-the-go.

The 32GB memory (16GB Internal and 16GB MicroSD Card) provides sufficient contents storage. 1200mAh battery provides a long enough battery life to enjoy all the multimedia experience without worrying about limits on size and time. Supporting a wide range of video player formats including DivX, WMV, Real Player and MPEG4, users can enjoy an exciting pocket cinema experience. Its external dual speakers and 3D surround sound supported by DNSe 2.0, make every video clip and movie more realistic than ever. In fact, the Innov8 is being launched preloaded with two Aamir Khan movies.

SAMSUNG OMNIA in the Indian market.

SAMSUNG Mobile today announced the launch of its top of the line, premium, all - in - one Super phone, SAMSUNG OMNIA in the Indian market. SAMSUNG OMNIA (SGH-i900) brings together sophisticated style and fun, dynamic multimedia experience along with high performance business capabilities to raise the bar in mobile convergence and performance, taking the consumer's mobile experience to the NEXT level.

OMNIA, meaning 'everything' in Latin and 'wish' in Arabic, goes far beyond the current top-of-the-line features available in today's mobile phones. Announcing the launch of SAMSUNG OMNIA in the country today, stated Mr Sunil Dutt, Country Head-SAMSUNG Telecom, "SAMSUNG OMNIA is our flagship model aimed at users who desire a lot of functionality, a lot of style, a lot of usability and a lot of entertainment in one innovative device. SAMSUNG OMNIA will help users to be at the forefront of work and play and at the same time, to stay connected anytime, anywhere".

The all - in - one mobile with everything in touch

SAMSUNG's patented TouchWiz user interface makes entering data and text simple. With unique widgets, users can customise and personalise the way they use their phone. SAMSUNG OMNIA's high resolution touch-sensitive 3.2-inch WQVGA LCD screen uses intuitive tap, sweep, drag and drop operations as well as an on-screen qwerty keyboard. Further, the OMNIA facilitates easy and convenient calling and texting with a dedicated dome key for controlling communications.

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SAMSUNG India felicitates the Indian Heroes of the Beijing Olympic Games 2008

Worldwide Olympic Partner and Sponsor of the Indian team to the Beijing Olympic Games 2008, SAMSUNG felicitated the Indian medal winners and celebrated the best ever performance of the Indian contingent at the Beijing Olympic Games 2008.

Speaking on the occasion, stated Mr. S H Oh, Managing Director, SAMSUNG India Electronics Ltd., “As Sponsors of the Indian Olympic Contingent, we are very proud to be associated with a team that has come up with the best ever performance in the history of Indian Olympics. SAMSUNG Olympic Ratna, Abhinav Bindra; Sushil Kumar and Vijender Kumar have truly brought glory to the country and we are very delighted to be celebrating their achievement today.”

”SAMSUNG Electronics, our Parent Company is committed to Olympic Games till 2012 and 2016 and we look forward to being associated with the Indian Olympic team going forward. We will also carry forward and strengthen our SAMSUNG Olympic Ratna programme, whereby we have 6 Indian players receiving scholarship support from the Company today” states Mr. Oh. Mr. Suresh Kalmadi, President of the Indian Olympic Association appreciated the Indian team’s strong performance at the Beijing Olympics even as he lauded SAMSUNG’s continued and consistent support for the Olympic movement in India. “SAMSUNG has always been at the forefront in terms of strengthening the Olympic movement in India - be it the Olympic Torch Relay, sponsorship of the Indian team or even the SAMSUNG Olympic Ratna programme.”

To build support for the Indian team and strengthen the Olympic movement in India, SAMSUNG India organised the biggest national quiz on Olympic Games for schools titled ‘SAMSUNG Olympic Games Quest’ in the four cities of Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi from July 22nd to August 5th, 2008. With the National Finals being held in New Delhi, the SAMSUNG Olympic Games Quest reached out to over 6500 school children across the four cities.

As the Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications category, SAMSUNG India also launched a new touch screen phone, Touch Wiz coinciding with the Olympics 2008.

SAMSUNG India kicked off its Olympic programme for Beijing Olympics 2008 in November 2007 by launching its ‘Olympic Ratna programme’ whereby it provided Scholarship Support to six top Indian athletes towards their preparation for the forthcoming Beijing Olympic Games 2008.The six athletes who are being supported by SAMSUNG as part of the Olympic Ratna programme include: Shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Abhinav Bindra, Anjali Bhagwat, Avneet Kaur Sidhu; Archer Dola Bannerjee and Boxer A L Lakra.

Earlier this year, as the presenting sponsor of the Global Olympic Torch Relay, SAMSUNG in partnership with the Delhi Government and the Indian Olympic Association, brought the Olympic Torch Relay for the Beijing Olympic Games 2008 to New Delhi. SAMSUNG India’s association with the Indian Olympic Association commenced with the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games and ever since the Company has supported the Indian Contingent to the Y2000 Athens Olympics, Y2002 Busan Asian Games, the Y2004 Athens Olympics and now the Beijing Olympics 2008.

SAMSUNG Electronics, the parent Company of SAMSUNG India is one of the top IV Olympic sponsors. SAMSUNG Electronics is the Official Wireless Communications Equipment Partner for the Athens Olympics. Find more.

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