Samsung Launches M8910 Pixon 12 Touchscreen Phone with 12 MP Digital Camera

Samsung has today announced the launch of its latest full touchscreen Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 mobile phone which is equipped with world’s first 12 MP digital camera with fast shutter speed and features 3.1 inch wide 16M colors MOLED display and host of advanced features.

samsung-m8910-pixon-12-mobilephoneThe quad-band GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 network ready along with 3G HSDPA 900/2100 MHz network ready Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone is equipped with large 3.1-inch (8.1-cm) wide 16 Million colors capable, AMOLED touchscreen display having 480 x 800 pixels screen resolution with incredible 10,000:1 contrast ratio for ultra-sharp picture quality.

The new Samsung Pixon 12 Touchscreen mobile phone sports touch sensitive screen that allows access to all the features of the handset in easy and effortless manner. This sleek phone is the quite slim at just 13.8 mm.

All inputs in Samsung Pixon 12 phone are done using the full-screen touch-sensitive display, powered by  the Capacitive Touch Screen Technology which unlike more conventional touch-screens, has no sensors and rather is equipped with a special oxide layer on top of its screen, which reacts to touches of fingers. A stylus or any sharp pointed objects as data input would not work on this type of screen. All this means that typing up a short message would really be tough exercise on this.

The  Samsung Pixon M8910 Pixon 12 Touchscreen mobile phone comes with 150-MB of internal shared memory and it supports microSD memory card (upto 16-GB) with hot-swap functionality for external memory with virtually limitless storage capacity.

TouchWIZ and Widgets

The Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 phone comes with TouchWIZ technology which has a Widgets feature that enables users to have a selection of widget style mini applications open on its home screen. It comes with 18 Widgets built-in.

A whole variety of widgets are available, which users can activate by swiping of a finger, which displays information from the phone, accessing images, music and other content and provide a quick way to access various functions in the handset.

Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone offers a full touch navigation experience allowing widgets with ‘drag and drop’ technology which makes the experience of using the phone highly interactive and easy.

Widgets with drag-and-drop: The simple ‘drag-and-drop’ technology similar to  Samsung Touchwiz F480 touchscreen phone and Samsung Pixon M8800 phone allows selecting multiple widgets from the left panel of the screen which can simply be dropped anywhere on the main screen. A widgets is small portable chunk of code that can be executed without requring any additional programming etc. Widgets in Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone are made up of widely used applications like calendar, clock and alarms, music player functions, FM radio functions, games etc. The Widget with ‘drag-and-drop’ feature is quick and simple technique which allows the user to set hotkeys for all desired functions on the touch menu.

World’s first phone with 12.0 MP Camera: Weighting just about 121 gms, the Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone features world’s first 12.0 Megapixels CMOS digital camera with based 28mm wide angle lens offering 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution and it offers tracking touch autofocus, 16X digital zoom, and built-in LED flash light, and Xenon flash, along with Image Stabilizer for blur-free camera experience.

The Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone allows very fast image storage of 2 seconds and picture storage in standard JPEG format in handset memory or in extended memory. In addition, the digital camera also offers Photo effects and option for Photo quality settings while shooting still pictures. The camera is also equipped with Geotagging, face detection function, autodetect smile and blick detection, and panaroma shot. Additionally the camera is equipped with some more advanced features like image stabilizer (still and video capture) and Wide Dynamic Range (WDR).

The Stylish Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone is also capable of recording up to an hour of video with sound in QCIF resolution at 120 fps offers quality images or in WVGA resolution @ 30 fps and in HD quality in 720 x 480 pixels @ 30 fps. Video recording and decoding formats supported include DivX, XviD, WMV, H.263, 3GPP and MPEG4 video formats.

Samsung Pixon 12 also sports a secondary VGA resolution camera for videocall.

The Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile handset is armed with mobile tracker feature that helps users track their phone in case they happen to lose it. In an event of being lost, stolen or misplaced, the Mobile Tracker feature sends an SMS prompt to a pre-determined number whenever the SIM card is changed thus improving chances of recovering the handset.

In addition, the Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobilephone has a powerful internal speakerphone is included to give users a hands-free comfort. The handset also sports SRS Surround Sound System with virtual 5.1 channel support.

Media Player: The Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone also sports a built-in MP3 media player which which supports MP3, ACC, ACC+, eAAC+, WAV, MIDI, XMF, SMAF, and WMA music formats. Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Bluetooth for stereo sound allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free.

FM radio: The new Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone also features integrated FM stereo radio with Visual Radio feature and is capable of playing streaming video (3GPP). The FM radio allows 87.5 – 108 MHz frequency range and handset is also equipped with 2.5 mm AV connector supporting custom Samsung headphones.

The Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 mobile phone allows downloading JAVA-enabled games, pictures, ringtones and other sounds, as well as text files using WAP 2.0 browse over GPRS internet connection.

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Connectivity: The Touch Sensitive screen equipped Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone offers range of connectivity including GPRS Class 10 – with upto 48 kbps speed, EDGE Class 10 – with upto 236.8 kbps speed and 3G HSDPA functionality with upto 7.2 Mbps data speed.

With 7.2 Mpbs High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) connectivity in Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone, users can enjoy super-fast Internet access and share high-resolution images and even heavy video taken with the mobile phone. The 7.2 Mpbs HSDPA connection also allows downloading songs at a faster speed in comparison to standard 3G networks.

In addition, Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 mobile phone also offers built-in Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP connection. The wireless Bluetooth v2.1 connection with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) feature allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free and in full stereo.

EDGE network connection allows ultra fast data transmissions, and faster downloads and file transfers. Bluetooth technology enables communication with other Bluetooth compatible devices and gadgets such as color printers, PDAs and laptops for instant sync-ups, data transfer and print jobs in a flash.

For wired access, Samsung M8910 Pixon 12 mobile phone handset offers USB v2.0/v1.1 for conventional hook-ups. MMS and EMS is a breeze with JAVA technology and WAP 2.0 providing easy access to a wide range of content and applications. The user can send & receive emails using built-in email client which supports POP3, SMTP & IMAP4 email protocols.

Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 phone comes preloaded with a host of popular games like Brain Challenge, Diamond Twister and Millionaire3.  In addition to these, users can also enjoy the motion-sensor based game Tumbling Dice which is included in the handset.

Available in black color, the Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone is equipped with offers range of applications including Microsoft Document Viewers for word, excel and powerpoint, Calendar, Scheduler, To do list, Clock, World time, Alarms, Currency Converter, Calculator, Memo Book, Stop Watch, and Count Down Timer. It also sports TV-Out port for direct connection to home TV.

The Samsung Pixon 12 comes with Standard Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery which allows upto 250 hours of stand-by time and incredible 3 hours of talk time on full charge.

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Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen Phone Features

  • Quad-band: GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900
  • 3G HSDPA 900/2100 MHz
  • 16M Colors, 480 x 800 pixels, 3.1-inch AMOLED Touchscreen display, 10,000:1 contrast ratio
  • 150-MB internal memory (shared)
  • microSD memory card (upto 16-GB), hot-swap functionality
  • 1000 entries phonebook with Photo call
  • 500 SMS Memory
  • 30 dialed, 30 received, 30 missed calls records
  • 12.0 Megapixel camera, 4000 x 3000 pixels resolution, 4x digital zoom, Tracking touch Autofocus, Geo Tagging, Image Stabilizer, Xenon Flash, Power LED flash, Face, Smile, and Blink Detection, Beauty Shot, Photo Effects
  • Video recording, QVGA @ 30 fps, QVGA @ 120 fps, MPEG4, D1 (720 x 480), 3GPP,   H.263 Video Formats
  • Secondary VGA resolution videocall camera
  • Video Player, Supports DivX, XviD, H.264, MPEG4, 3GPP and H.263 Video Formats
  • Media Player supporting MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, MIDI, XMF, SMAF, and WMA audio file formats
  • Polyphonic (72 channels) ringtones / MP3 ringtones
  • FM Radio with RDS
  • GPRS Class 10, 32 – 48 kbps speed
  • EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps speed
  • 3G, HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps speed
  • Bluetooth v2.1 + A2DP
  • USB v2.0 port
  • WAP 2.0, HTML (PocketIE)
  • SMS, MMS, EMS, Messenger, Email, RSS Feed Reader
  • WAP 2.0 Browser
  • Built-in handsfree speakphone
  • Java MIDP 2.0
  • Voice Memo
  • Surround Sound System, 5.1 Channel (virtual)
  • TV-Out port
  • Applications – Calendar, Scheduler, To do list, Clock, World time, Alarms, Currency Converter, Calculator, Memo Book, Stop Watch, Count Down Timer
  • Document Viewers – MS Office, MS Power Point
  • Li-Ion 1000 mAh standard battery
    Stand-by: Up to 250 hours
    Talk time: Up to 3 hours
  • Dimension: 107.9 x 53 x 13.8 mm
  • Weight: 121 gms

The Samsung Pixon 12 M8910 Touchscreen mobile phone with 12.0 MP camera, MP3 player along with Bluetooth v2.1+A2DP wireless connectivity is available for the price of Rs. 29,499 plus local taxes. Visit www.samsung.com/in for more details.

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