Samsung Unveils the Samsung i8510 8 Megapixel Camera Phone, Codename INNOV8

“Samsung today announced the launch of the new 8 megapixel camera phone, Samsung INNOV8, which is to be made available in the global market from August 2008. The Samsung INNOV8 (Model name: i8510) offers users top of the range camera technologies, a surround-sound cinematic video experience and mobile gaming capabilities. Samsung INNOV8 is made for tech-savvy users who wants 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 other features will help users gain the true benefits of mobile entertainment, said Geesung Choi, President of Samsung Telecommunication Business.Recognized as Samsung’s first ever 8-megapixel camera phone, the Samsung INNOV8 is ideal for users who want to capture and store precious memories in style with its 2.8″ 16M color LCD. The 8G or 16GB Flash memory and external memory slot upto additional 16G provides sufficient contents storage.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. With an optical mouse and 4-way navigation key, users can enjoy PC-like browsing experience. Both HSDPA high speed Internet and WiFi connection offer convenient and seamless internet experience wherever users are.The phone is equipped with A GPS technology, offering navigation and geo-tagging service. It also comes with the Symbian OS V9.3, S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2. Samsung INNOV8 is going to be launched in Europe in August, and then expanded to other markets during September.

  • Network: HSDPA 7.2 Mbps (900/2100), EDGE / GPRS (850/900/1800/1900)
  • Symbian OS V9.3, S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2
  • Display: 2.8-inch VGA 16M TFT LCD
  • Camera: 8 Megapixel CMOS with AF and Dual Power LED
  • Smart Reader, Image Stabilizer, Auto-Panorama Shot, Smile Shot, Blink Shot, Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), Face Detection
  • Video Player (DivX / H.263 / H.264 / WMV / MP4)
  • QVGA 120 fps Video recording, VGA 30 fps recording
  • FM Radio with RDS
  • DNSe 2.0
  • Music Player (MP3/ AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+ / WMA / AMR/ RealAudio)
  • Bluetooth Stereo Headset (A2DP)
  • A-GPS
  • Optical Mouse, Accelerometer
  • Embedded 3D Games : FIFA 2008, Asphalt
  • Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)
  • Bluetooth 2.0 / USB 2.0 / Wi-Fi
  • 16GB Flash + External Memory slot : microSDHC (up to 16GB)
  • Size: 106.5 x 53.9 x 17.2 mm
  • Battery: 1200 mAh
  • Talk time: up to 300/510 min (3G/2.5G)
  • Stand-by time: up to 330 / 310 hrs (3G/2.5G)” via

HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger: Full Review

“HP’s iPAQ range used to be the doyenne of the PDA world, back when cellphones were cellphones and anything more complicated than an alarm required a standalone PocketPC (or Palm, depending on your preference). Years later, and the PDA in general is a much-diminished force; the line between smartphones and cellphones has blurred and customers expect to be able to do much of what their laptops can while they’re mobile. Into this competitive market HP have launched the iPAQ 910 Business Messenger, a Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro smartphone with full QWERTY keyboard. After our unboxing video we promised you a review; read on to see whether HP are likely to take back their top spot.” Read more here:

BlackBerry Kickstart 8220 Hands On Hardware Review

With the BlackBerry KickStart it seems RIM has managed to achieve a form factor that is both Small yet BIG. It’s actually a little bit weird to experience at first. Sitting on the desk next to a pile of other smartphones (a few BlackBerrys, a Treo 680 and even an iPhone 3G) with its flip closed, the KickStart “seems” small. With the exception of the Treo 680, the KickStart is definitely the thickest of the bunch, but the width and height of the device is obviously much smaller and the black face with chrome-colored edging makes it look tight. Despite the extra thickness added to the device from having a flip, the KickStart should be small enough to fit into most people’s pockets inconspicuously.” Read more here: