Samsung Launches Second HDD Equipped Phone

Samsung Launches Second HDD Equipped Phone


Life for mobile users particularly in South Korea will never be the same. Samsung has launched their second hard disk drive equipped mobile phone, the SPH-V7900 for the Korean market. The CDMA EV-DO 3G capable V7900 has a built-in 3GB hard disk that facilitates storage functionalities of the handset like that of photos, movies, or music files.

The V7900 boasts of a 2 megapixel camera. The camera has a 2x optical zoom capability and offers easy recording of both MPEG4 video and still photographs. For viewing of photos and videos, you have a 262k color QVGA (240×320) LCD. Another significant feature of the handset is USB 2.0 and IrDA connectivity. It is also very useful for those who would like to see the stored images on a large screen, it is possible to output images to a TV or any other large screen.

The SPH-V7900 is also very light weight – only 165g and has a thin dimension of 103mm x 52mm x 28mm. The device has presently been launched in Korea and consumers can buy it for a price equivalent to about US$700 or 580EUR. No word is out on an international debut.