Competition in 5 mega pixel imaging segment intensifies as Samsung reveals the G800

Samsung G800


Samsung has unveiled its second 5 mega pixel camera phone. The G800 is an evolution of the G600 which was announced in July, adding HSDPA and a broad range of hardware and software specifications including optical zoom (the first camera phone in Western Europe to include this capability).

Features include:

  • GSM 900 /1800 / 1900
  • 3G WCDMA / HSDPA 3.6Mbps
  • 262K colour display with QVGA resolution
  • 5 mega pixel camera with 3x optical zoom, xenon flash
  • Imaging features including wide dynamic range (WDR), face detection, mobile blogging / upload support, video editing software
  • 160MB internal memory
  • MicroSD expansion slot

The G800 is expected to ship in early to mid November and will compete alongside a total of five other devices in the 5 mega pixel camera phone segment including the Nokia N95, N95 8GB, Samsung G600, Sony Ericsson K850i and LG KU990 Viewty.