Today Samsung officially announced the launch of the Samsung G800, the world’s first 5 megapixel camera phone with a 3x optical zoom. Forget weak LED lights, this phone sports a Xenon flash! Features such as face detection, Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), digital image stabilization, and red-eye reduction, are also equipped in the new Samsung G800.
A sleek camera phone in a complete aluminum housing, the Samsung G800 looks like a streamlined digital camera on one side and a fashionable mobile phone on the other. Elegantly equipped with multimedia features, the G800 still has a sophisticated clean design. Most reviews have been positive so far, with some even claiming that the Samsung G800 has raised the bar in mobile phone tech. With o2 scheduled to unveil a new line of O2 mobile phones in a few months, we’ll have to see how the mobile phones arms race shape up.
Samsung SGH-G800 is a triband GSM (900/1800/1900)/3G UMTS2100/HSDPA slider with a dimensions of 101mm x 51mm x 19mm (4.0″ x 2.0″ x .7″), equipped with 2.4″ 262K color 320×240 px QVGA display, microSD card slot, USB 2.0/Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity and all other cool things modern high end 3G phone should have.
Pricing on the Samsung G800 is unknown, the phone will be available in European countries starting in November.