Samsung has officially announced the launch of its new Pixon Camera Phone having an amazing 8 megapixel shooter with Auto Focus and Face Detection technology. In addition, the Cellphone itself measures a mere 13.8 mm in thickness.
The Samsung Pixon takes photos and automatically Geotags them according to the location you are at. The phone has a 3.2″ touch screen display – same as that of the Nokia tube coming October 2nd. The Phone, Samsung M8800 – Named Pixon – is the second 8 megapixel handset by Samsung, the first being Samsung i8510 INNOV8 which had the Symbian OS. The Samsung Pixon has no keyboard and is strangely not a smartphone either.
The Pixon has got a TouchWiz interface though and this time Samsung has added Weather and Google widgets to spice up the interaction with the cellphone. The main features of the Samsung M8800 ( AKA Samsung Pixon) are outlined below:
* Quad-band GSM, tri-band HSDPA
* 3.2-inch touch screen display (240 x 400 pixels)
* 107.9 x 54.6 x 14.9 mm dimesion, 110 Grams Weight
* 8 megapixel camera, auto focus, face recognition with smile detection and blink detection, Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), Advanced Shake Reduction (ASR), GPS powered Geo tagging and video recording @30 Frames Per Second
* Built-in GPS receiver
* Accelerometer to automatically detect the orientation of the Phone
* FM radio with RDS
* microSD card slot
* DivX playback
* ShoZu integration which enables image and video upload straight from the phone itself
* Office document viewer
* Landscape virtual QWERTY keyboard
* Handwriting recognition