The introduction of 3G technology has revolutionised the mobile industry. The major mobile manufacturers are involved in catering the demands of the users with latest technology enabled devices. The war is never-ending with more and more high-tech mobile are coming into the market. The latest offering is the Samsung i8510, which is a solid designed phone with all the latest features and options to meet the demand of the users.
The Samsung i8510 is a sleek and stylish phone with a simplistic slide opening mechanism. The casing of the phone is glossy black in colour with slide opening system for opening the handset to access the numeric keypad. The phone sports a 2.8 inch TFT display capable of showing 16 million colors with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The dimension of the phone is 106.5 x 53.9 x 17.2 mm and is very handy to use and operate.
The Samsung i8510 is an imaging powerhouse with highest quality portable imaging features. The camera allows the user to capture a perfectly clear still picture or moving video footage. the 8 megapixel autofocus camera of the phone offers image stabilisation and face detection for perfect photos. The phone has a full editing suite to trim video, dub audio, and even add subtitles. The ability to take panoramic photographs is the unique feature of the camera. The camera uses the handset’s built-in GPS receiver to geotag photos with location information.
The phone supports all the popular video MP4, WMV, DivX, H263 & H264 formats and the user can record, edit, store and play video footage on their new Smartphone. The camera is equipped with image stabiliser for checking the movement of the camera and flash for brightening darker and duller conditions of the photo. The i8510 is capable of recording QVGA video with a full video editing suite on board.
Music is one of the highlights of this phone, the users can enjoy their favourite music on the integrated music player. The music system supports all the popular music formats. It has a built-in FM radio with RDS radio support for listening to user favourite music, news and other popular radio station. The i8510 offers 16GB of built-in memory and 128 MB RAM, the memory capacity can be increased using a microSD card slot. Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP support for stereo headsets makes wireless music possible in this phone.
The Samsung i8510 is the first Samsung S60-powered smartphone to feature quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900MHz) and dual-band UMTS/HSDPA (900/2100MHz) support for high speed Internet connection. The built in Web browser of the phone allows the user to access internet through xHTML and HTML service. The WiFi connectivity of the phone provides yet another option for high-speed data transfer.
The messaging service is very easy to operate and include SMS (text messaging), Instant Messaging, MMS (multimedia messaging), email and predictive text. These easy to access messaging services allow the user to stay in contact with friends, family and business contacts. The phone has the option of 3G video calling with any of the contacts with compatible video calling capabilities. It allows the user to create, send and receive a variety of messages including a text SMS message, multimedia MMS message or an email.
The Samsung i8510 has some great features like phonebook, organiser, clock, alarm, calculator, calendar, to do list, Symbian operating system, Version 9.3 Series 60, GPS receiver and AGPS function. This Samsung i8510 is an all purpose phone with a great camera and imaging feature to suit all type of users. It is a very stylish phone for personal, business and entertainment needs.