Samsung has unveiled its latest phone aimed at the full touch-screen end of the market that was ignited by Apple’s iPhone.
The phone is 12.7-millimeters thick and packs an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash and smile mode that snaps a picture only when people are smiling. Also included is GPS (Global Positioning System) for navigation and geo-tagging of photos. Video recording it at 30 frames per second in VGA (640 pixel by 480 pixel) quality.
The phone is a WCDMA (wideband code division multiple access) model with 7.2Mbps HSDPA (high-speed downlink packet access) data support.
Other features including video playback for DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, Windows Media Video 9 and MPEG4 files, FM radio, music player and Bluetooth 2.0. The phone ships with 80MB of internal memory.
The Touch Ultra will be on show at next week’s Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona.
Samsung didn’t announce a launch date or price for the phone.