Samsung Satellite DMB Phones Arrive

Samsung Satellite DMB Phones Arrive


Samsung has been working on Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) technology for quite some time, their first DMB chip for cellphones was unveiled over a year ago. Today they have announced their SCH-B200 DMB handset with horizontal screen for comfortable multimedia viewing.

The B200 is pretty stacked, it has a 2-megapixel camera, MPEG4 video recording and messaging, MP3 player, video player and a vivid 2.2-inch wide LCD screen with 260k colours. Samsung has also boosted the battery to 1300mAh for over 3 hours of video playback. It also offers TV-out functionality and external memory support via TransFlash.

Samsung covered most of the features on this unit, it will be out in Korea by mid-2005. They also announced the release of their SPH-B1200 terrestrial DMB phone to Europe.