Thursday, October 14, 2010

New Windows Phone 7

Samsung Focus offers consumers leading edge design and hardware features, combined with completely new operating system from Microsoft – Windows Phone 7. The super lightweight Focus comes equipped with Samsung’s famed 4-inch Super AMOLED display, which offers unparalleled picture quality (even in the harshest lighting conditions) and smudge and scratch resistant technology. It is powered by a 1GHz processor, contains 8GB of internal memory, expandable by 32GB micro SD and comes with a 5MP (Mega Pixel) camera with flash, capable of capturing high resolution video and images while also offering superior battery utilization.

“The Samsung Focus smartphone offers Canadian consumers an extraordinary multimedia mobile experience through one of the most clever user interfaces,” said, Paul Brannen, vice president, Samsung Mobile Canada. “And what better way to maximize the Focus’ distinct entertainment, gaming, video and business functions than Samsung’s famed 4-inch Super AMOLED display, the highest picture quality in the category.”

Based on Windows Phone 7, the Focus offers a completely redesigned user interface (UI) as well as applications such as Music Hub, People Hub, Office Hub and the ability to play games with Xbox LIVE.

“Smartphone customers are excited to experience their video entertainment, information and communication connections like never before anytime, anywhere,” says Raj Doshi, Vice President, Mobile Products, Rogers Communications Inc., “Rogers is proud to bring the exclusive new Samsung Focus, featuring Windows Phone 7, to customers looking for the best high-quality entertainment viewing on the best mobile screen and enhanced productivity on Canada’s reliable network.”

Samsung Focus will be available exclusively from Rogers. Pricing and availability details will be announced at a later date.

Samsung Focus Specifications:
• Form factor: Ultra-slim touchscreen bar
• Platform: Windows® Phone 7
• Processor/Chipset: Qualcomm QSD 8250, 1 GHz
• Memory:
– ROM: 512 MB, 8 GB user memory
– RAM: 256 MB
• External microSD™ Memory Card slot (card sold separately)
• Battery: 1500 mAh
• Dimensions: 4.84″ L x 2.56″ W x 0.39″ D
• Talk Time: Up to 6.5 hours
• Standby Time: Up to 300 hours
• Weight: 4.07 oz
• Touch screen: 4.0″ WVGA Super AMOLED capacitive

Samsung Focus Connectivity and Interface:
• Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA: 850/1900/2100 MHz
• Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
• Bluetooth® v2.1 + EDR
• USB 2.0 HS
• Wi-Fi®: 802.11 b/g/n

Samsung Focus Multimedia and Applications:
• Messaging and Email: SMS/MMS, Microsoft email options
• Camera: 5 MP auto focus with CMOS flash
• Audio: MP3, AMR-NB, AAC, AAC+, Enhanced AAC+, WMA, WAV
• Dynamic noise suppression from Audience®
• FM radio
• 3.5 mm audio jack: supports stereo audio and microphone
• Video playback: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
• Digital Compass sensor, Motion G-Sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient Light sensor