Samsung launches HSDPA slider phone

DUBAI — Samsung Gulf Electronics said its regional sales increase of 30 per cent during the first half of 2007 surpassed the market growth rate of 26 per cent.

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Published: Mon 20 Aug 2007, 8:31 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 9:23 PM

Unveiling its new mobile phone — Samsung U700 — the world's slimmest HSDPA slider style phone, Sandeep Saihgal, general manager, Samsung Telecommunication Division, said the Korean brand was on track to sustain the trend for the whole of 2007.

Samsung U700, which is now available in all major electronics outlets across the Middle East and is retailed at Dh1699, comes with an advanced 3.5G HSDPA technology which allows the user to enjoy a high download speed. "The 3G technology provides a high-speed wireless mobile broadband internet access. "Due to the growing demand of 3G enabled phones, Samsung is paving its way to the forefront of HSDPA technology. We are certain that the new U700 will mark a great advancement in the HSDPA platform," said Saighal.

The new phone has a mirror-like coating surrounding the 2.2-inch LCD screen which adds a modern polished finish. The screen displays 262,000 colours with a resolution of 240x320 pixels. Its connectivity options include a USB 2.0 cabled connection and Bluetooth 2.0 wireless connection to maximise the speed of HSDPA technology.

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