Panasonic showed their first UMTS prototype phone today at the PT/Expo Comm China 2004, the largest telecommunications event in Asia. The Panasonic Z800 features a 1.3 megapixel CCD outer camera equipped with advanced auto-focusing and a smaller 110K pixel inner camera for video communications. Movie or still shots can be sent to other users via MMS, or played on both the inner 2-inch 65K TFT LCD screen or the outer 56k Supertwisted Nematic (STN) LCD sub-display screen.
The Z800 has an integrated miniSD slot to backup large amounts of images and videos, or play mp3s from in stereo quality. It also supports music downloads from local carriers.
With Bluetooth you have the capability to wirelessly connect to hands-free headsets or send photos and documents to your Bluetooth enabled PC or via USB 2.0.
Panasonic Z800 Prototype Specifications (subject to change without notice)
System: UMTS / GSM / GPRS
Frequency Range: 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2000MHz
Dimensions: Approx. 96.5 × 49 × 26 mm
Volume / Weight: Approx. 100cc / 115g
Browser: WAP Browser 2.0
Messaging: E-mail / SMS / MMS
Display: Main – 176 × 220 pixels 65K colors TFT
Sub – 64 × 96 pixels 56k colors STN
Camera: Outside – 1.3M pixels with AF / Inside – 110K pixels
Ringing Melody: 40 Polyphonic tones
Music: Stereo Output
Java: MIDP2.0 + CLDC1.1
Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB 2.0, IrDA