Sendo unveils S600 and M570 handsets

Sendo unveils S600 and M570 handsets

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Sendo today at 3GSM World Congress announced the M570 and S600 mobile handsets. The M570 java-enabled clamshell sports a 65K ultra fine and bright (UFB) colour display, while the candy bar style S600 offers a standard 65K colour display.

Both models feature 4 MB of free memory, this provides storage for up to 400 10KB photos. The S600’s camera is more advanced, featuring Sendo’s Xoom technology, a 5X smooth digital zoom, and a high-speed viewfinder (a class leading 15 fps), which makes use of Sendo’s graphics processing technology, GraphiX. It also has additional features, such as; five selectable image sizes, two image quality settings, sharpness and white balance control, night mode, image effects and photo editing features.

See press release below.



Sendo S600, a second generation camera phone

S600 features advanced digital camera with 5x Xoom™, innovative MMS and Java

Sendo today announces the launch of the S600, a slim, elegant phone with leading edge digital camera capability. On top of this it offers a 65K colour display, polyphonic ringtones and enhanced gaming capabilities in a light-weight 76cc bar-type design.

The small and stylish S600 boasts an advanced VGA camera with Sendo’s Xoom™ technology, a 5X smooth digital zoom, and a high-speed viewfinder (a class leading 15 fps), which makes use of Sendo’s graphics processing technology, GraphiX™. The camera is highly specified with features such as five selectable image sizes, two image quality settings, sharpness and white balance control, night mode, image effects and photo editing features.

Sendo’s user interface research drove development of an intuitive easy-to-use photo messaging capability. Enhanced MMS technology, Xsend™, compliments advanced camera functions, with only five key presses needed to create and send a photo message, including taking the picture. Sendo’s innovative Xccelerate™ technology provides greatly increased multimedia transmission speed, increasing speed up to 30% in good network conditions and even more in poorer conditions. The Sendo S600 also includes enhanced gaming options, including downloadable Java™ MIDP 2.0 games and four-way navigation with ‘run-and-shoot’ arcade style gameplay.

“The S600 is another exciting addition to Sendo’s growing range,” said Ron Schaeffer, Product Management Director for Sendo. “The S600 brings high-end camera phone features and easy to access services to the mass market for the first time. Consumers will love its design and ease of use, while network operators will benefit from its advanced service capability.”

Highly customisable, the S600 comes with up to 4MB of free memory, enough to store 400 photos*, or downloaded wallpapers, digital audio and polyphonic ringtones, games and applications. The cover is exchangeable to cater to individual taste and style. Talk-time is two to seven hours with standby time at 200-450 hours. The handset will be released in Spring 2004.


Sendo launches M570 MMS and Java-enabled clamshell phone

Stylish next generation MMS and Java-enabled handset features 65K colour screen

Sendo today announces the M570, an MMS and Java-enabled clamshell phone with a 65K ultra fine and bright (UFB) colour display. The phone, weighing in at only 77g and sized a mere 68cc, is due to be released in Spring 2004.

The M570 builds on the award winning designs of Sendo’s clamshell range with its integrated antenna. It has been designed to be even more sleek, stylish and compact. The phone incorporates all new features including ‘one-touch’ messaging, extensive gaming and download capabilities. With up to 4 MB of free memory it provides storage capacity of up to 400 pictures*. It allows for ample downloading and saving of the latest Java™MIDP 2.0 games, digital audio and polyphonic ring tones, wallpapers, images and screensavers.

The M570 also incorporates Sendo’s unique Xccelerate™ technology, which powers a user-friendly feature, Xsend™. Xsend™ provides one-touch access to MMS functions, making it easy for consumers to be more creative and personal with their messages. Xccelerate™ also increases multimedia messaging transmission speed by up to 30% in good network conditions and even more in poorer conditions.

High design with mass-market appeal

“The launch of the M570 underlines Sendo’s commitment to producing highly featured handsets with mass-market appeal”, said Ron Schaeffer, Product Management Director for Sendo. “Like all Sendo phones, the M570 is deeply customisable to the needs of our network operator customers and their service programmes. It bolsters Sendo’s growing reputation as an innovative and dynamic company with a fast-moving highly featured product range”.

For its size, the performance is class leading with talk time at an impressive two to five hours and standby time from one hundred and eighty to four hundred hours

The phone comes with 50 preloaded images for use as wallpaper, screensavers or MMS. The images and the ring tones can be set for individual contacts. It furthermore includes a currency converter, which can be updated online, and a calculator. And last but not least, the M570 supports a WAP 2.0 colour browser with xHTML.

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