Samsung’s 8 Megapixel Pixon Cellphone Goes Official

Samsung Pixon 8 Megapixel Camera Phone

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

* Bluetooth

* ShoZu integration which enables image and video upload straight from the phone itself

* Office document viewer

* Landscape virtual QWERTY keyboard

* Handwriting recognition