Samsung i900 Spotted
Take a gander above at the Samsung i900, spotted by Unwired View at at Dutch convention. We're talking Windows Mobile 6.1, Bluetooth, WiFi, 240x400 Touchscreen, gigantic 1500mAh battery, FM Radio, and TV-Out. Probably one of a gazillion keyboard-less Windows Mobile phones we can expect to see in the coming months.
Oh, did we mention that it is to sport a Five Megapixel Camera? We didn't. Well now we did and now you suddenly are more interested. Sorry, though, because we probably won't see it in the states since it's a Triband phone. Then again, that's what we said about the Samsung SGH-i780, but then Samsung decided to make the SGH-i788 just for us stateside folks.
Speaking of the i788, it looks like this i900 shares its ridiculous “optical mouse but no standard dpad” format. Stop that right now, Samsung.
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By Jez Corden
Heh - I should make it a point to always leave something out - guarantees that somebody will comment to correct me. ;)
Kidding. Yeah, 240x400 is VERY bizarre. They must have gotten a good deal on those screens.
That would make you perfectly qualified to work in the phone industry, who always leave some seemingly simple killer feature out (like a VGA screen on this device for example, or global bands etc).
Yeah, I agree and I'm skeptical (as per our earlier discussion on the topic).
For those wondering, at least according to MS, WM6 only supports 400x240 (not 240x400) in Standard i.e. non-touchscreen devices. It's actually listed: 400 x 240 (WQVGA)--but that is specified as Landscape only.
But for touch, that resolution is not mentioned (though many others are).
[*]MS added that resolution (and didn't tell anyone)
[*]Samsung did it somehow themselves
[*]The info is wrong
Should be interesting...