SAMSUNG SCH-B600 World’s First 10 Megapixel Camera Phone
Samsung reached another milestone in camera phones by launching 10 megapixel camera phone SCH-B600.The10 megapixel camera phone SCH-B600 is 6mm thinner and 10g lighter than the Samsung 7 megapixel camera phone SCH-V770 and sets itself apart from its previous megapixel camera phones by combining mobile TV capability in Satellite standard. The SCH-B600 offers the same level of picture-taking sophistication that a 10 megapixel digital camera offers. The camera function includes 3x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom. Samsung SCH-B600 comes fitted with a LED autofocus feature which assists users to capture clear, crisp photos even in dark settings. The B600 also supports white balance, manual focus, continuous picture-taking, and interval picture-taking functions. It also supports Bluetooth which enables users to send pictures wirelessly to other mobile phones, printers or to Bluetooth headsets. The high color Reproduction 2.2″ 240×320 16M Color TFT LCD produces the highest possible display for its size. Moving pictures can be recorded in QVGA resolution at 15-30 frames per second. Users can watch live TV in crisp picture through Satellite DMB function.
The phone supports external memory (MMCmicro) in addition to its internal memory. The mobile phone supports a TV-out function where users can connect their phones to view still or motion pictures. The B600 comes with a design reminiscent of a real digital camera. The front is designed as a bar-type mobile phone, while the back side is used as the digital camera. Other advanced functions in the Samsung SCH-B600 include an MP3 player, business card reader, and 128 polyphonic sounds. The price of SCH-B600 is around $ 900 in Korea.